Outreach and Engagement
Community support is a critical component of coastal resilience projects. Accessible and inclusive outreach and engagement strategies can help ensure that communities understand a project’s benefits and have a voice in project design and implementation.
Learn more about outreach and engagement strategies National Coastal Resilience Fund grantees have used in their projects:
- Cleveland Metroparks—Cleveland Harbor Eastern Embayment Resilience Study (CHEERS)
- Vida Marina at the University of Puerto Rico Aguadilla—Strengthening the Resilience of the Coast of Puerto Rico to Extreme Weather and Climate Change through the Ecological Restoration of its Coastal Sand Dunes
- The Water Institute of the Gulf—Port Fourchon: Supporting Resiliency on an Evolving Coast