The NADO Research Foundation (NADO RF) has released a short, animated video that highlights the multiple roles that regional development organizations (RDOs) play in fostering and strengthening resilience in their regions. Because no part of the country is immune from shocks and disruptions, RDOs everywhere have the responsibility to step up and be agents of resilience in their communities and regions. Often, this work is “behind the scenes,” such as collecting and analyzing regional data, bringing together key stakeholders to plan, and accessing funding to support projects and initiatives.
The video was designed for RDOs to clearly and concisely communicate these roles to the public and other key stakeholders. It can be shared across a variety of platforms, including at planning workshops, community events, and board/city council meetings, as well as embedded on websites and in social media.
Be sure to watch the companion video, “Resilience: The New Normal,” available here.
Please contact NADO RF Associate Director Brett Schwartz with any questions at: [email protected].
Video animation and production by Formation PR+Brand
This video was developed as part of NADO RF’s Stronger CEDS, Stronger Regions program, prepared by the NADO Research Foundation using Federal funds under award ED17HDQ3030005 from the U.S. Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. The statements, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Economic Development Administration or the U.S. Department of Commerce).