C-RASC’s vision is to support communities worldwide to create life-changing social and economic opportunities through locally led resilience and sustainability initiatives supported by effective, replicable models. C-RASC complements and reinforces Mason’s Institute for a Sustainable Earth by focusing on resilience and its relationship to sustainability. Communities worldwide face urgent and increasingly complex challenges. C-RASC aims to support transdisciplinary, cross-sector collaboration to support bottom-up initiatives that can turn adversity into opportunity. If you’d like to learn more about C-RASC, click here to download a two-page PDF.
Distinguishing features include:
- concentrating on bottom-up, community-led approaches;
- addressing resilience in comprehensive and measurable ways;
- integrating the impacts and policy implications of converging, accelerating technological changes; and
- including practitioners with field experience.
View our FY 2020 (Year 1) Annual Report here.