SKYLAR FRANKE is the Executive Director at the London Environmental Network. She is happiest when talking to new people and eating good food with friends and family. Skylar is passionate about building community, environmental advocacy, great wine and ethical coffee. Skylar sits on the Urban League of London Board of Directors as the Vice President and recently started the Coves Community Association with her partner to meet more of her neighbours.
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.