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Stacy Barter

Stacy Barter
Stacy Barter is BC Healthy Communities’ Learning and Community Engagement Specialist, and is involved as a facilitator of the Building Resilient Neighbourhoods Project. For over 20 years, Stacy has worked in sustainable community development with a wide range of communities, non-profit organizations, and public sector agencies in Canada and Latin America

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Resilient Streets Tool-Kit 2.0: Stories and Tools Wanted

Posted by Stacy Barter on February 3, 2017

How many “resilient streets” does it take to make a resilient neighbourhood or community?  This is one of the questions that the Building Resilient Neighbourhoods Project of Victoria BC has been exploring since 2014.  Resilient Streets was born out of a year of piloting ways to engage neighbours with each other for the purpose of strengthening household and neighbourhood resilience.  The goal was to get “beyond the block party” and find ways to increase connectedness, co-operation, a sense of agency, and a sharing economy among neighbours. Our Resilient Streets Toolkit, published in 2013, shared an array of different ways to support neighbour connectivity and action, based on our belief that the more options people have, the more likely they are to engage and connect.

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