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May Updates

May updates from Next Leadership Development on our local and nation efforts including the Black Resilience Network, Resilient.Community app, and upcoming events. Join and support our initiatives today!

Message from Dr. Atyia Martin, Executive Director

National Initiatives Updates

Black Resilience Network

On June 11, 2024, the Black Resilience Network will be back in DC partnering with the DHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partners and All Healers Mental Health Alliance (AHMHA) to host the Disaster & Climate Resilient Roundtable. We will hosted at the Brookings Institution in the morning and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Response Coordination Center (NRCC). Thank you to the 25 Black Resilience Network members and partners who are attending and the dozens of representatives of federal agencies, religious organizations, and associations that have agreed to attend.


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Download the Resilient.Community App from Apple App Store (click logo below)

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Download the Resilient.Community App from Google Play Store (click logo below)

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Massachusetts Programs Updates


2024 1990s Skaters Paradise Event

Click here or the image above to watch the video recap

Resilience Builder Summer Program

We have almost 50 applicants to our summer program! We are conducting interviews the first full week of June to identify young people to participate in this year's program.

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