Stories and insights about increasing connection, safety, and resilience in neighborhoods

Welcome Friends!

My experience has shown me that our neighborhoods are strongest, and we are happiest when we are connected, in communication, and in service to each other.

Here on, I share stories and insights about inspiring and empowering neighbors and the organizations to work together to increase connection, safety, and resilience in neighborhoods.

For work, I am the Northeast Senior City Strategist at In my free time, I voluntarily lead outreach and organizing for

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Winter storm Jonas preparedness checklist

The Capital Weather Gang is saying that the DC area could see between 16 and 30 inches of snow from winter storm Jonas starting around 3 pm today through Saturday Night. In fact, there is a winter storm warning for the DC area, which means life-threatening, severe winter conditions have begun or will begin within 24 hours. People [...]

What you can do right now to prepare for the next disaster or emergency

Friends, I feel so fortunate and grateful for the work I get to do every day. People used to ask me why I do what I do. I still respond, because I want to and I can! Last year I was presented with an awesome opportunity to bring my neighbor-centric approach to how the Federal Government engages [...]