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LA Microgrant Project Making Progress

Community Resilience and Access Planning for CA Parklands Questions or want to learn more? Reach out to Gabriel Varela With the assistance of an ASAP microgrant, Climate Resolve is currently working on a Community Resilience and Access plan for the Baldwin Hills Conservancy Parklands in Los Angeles, California. Climate Resolve’s work is one of ASAP’s…

Representing Climate Adaptation Professionals in Congress

May 5, 2021

By: Beth Gibbons, ASAP Executive Director On April 14 Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-12) invited me to testify before the House Committee on Science, Space & Technology. Speaking alongside three other experts, my role was to share expert insights on the needs of climate adaptation professionals, recent advances in the adaptation field, and what our community…

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Mentorship Spotlight: Beginnings in Multidisciplinarity

May 4, 2021

Mentee JUANITA BALLESTEROS comes from a multidisciplinary background, having recently graduated with a Master of City Planning and Master of Landscape Architecture from UC Berkeley, with prior training as an architect from her undergraduate education at MIT. She is interested in the intersections of planning and design within urban spaces, pulling from multiple lenses to…

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Our Commitment to Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

May 3, 2021

We are writing this letter today to affirm life and the work that needs to happen to preserve it, especially in communities at the forefront of adaptation. Our profession is one that both cares for and celebrates the natural world and life in all of its forms; as adaptation professionals, one of our main concerns…

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ASAP Policy Round Up | Jan-April 2021

May 3, 2021

The Policy Practice Group is excited to launch our first quarterly policy digest! Each quarter, the Policy Practice Group will send out a policy round up including updates shared by members during monthly Policy Practice Group meetings. These policy updates are also collected live during meetings and can be found on the groups’ Policy Tracker.…

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Updated Professional Guidance Resources

April 20, 2021

Updated ASAP Professional Guidance Resources better integrate justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion concepts and language Updated versions of the ASAP Code of Conduct and Professional Ethics, Living Guide to the Principles of Climate Change Adaptation, and ASAP Professional Guidance Resources Glossary are now available in the ASAP Resource Library! Key changes include: Revised language in…

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