SHAWNA LEWKOWITZ is an equity and diversity Consultant and part-time Professor and Community Based Learning Coordinator at King’s University College in the Social Justice and Peace Studies program. She is also President of the Urban League of London, where she is able to live out her belief in the power of people, communities and strong social connections.
By Skylar Franke, Shawna Lewkowitz, Gabor Sass, Public Sector Digest
Resiliency isn’t about protection from calamity; it is about creating the kind of neighbourhoods we all want to live in. These are places where people belong, have a shared purpose, and serve the basic needs of the community including food, energy, and even jobs.