Join the Movement! September is National Preparedness Month, the ideal time for local and award-winning nonprofit Building Resilient Communities (BRC) to launch its inaugural Ark of Safety Community Resilient Summit. This unique gathering of community leaders, changemakers, and pioneers is aligning to collectively create transformational strategies that will build community resilience. Community resilience is the
Stay Safe in the Summer Heat Heat-related deaths and illnesses are preventable. Despite this fact, more than 600 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year. Older adults, children and sick or overweight individuals are at greater risk from extreme heat.