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We envision a world in which all people and communities have the resilience skills and tools necessary to respond to traumatic disruptions with strength.


evidence-based resilience models and tools through primary and collaborative research.


individuals and organizations to lead a human resilience movement through partnerships and events.


individuals with resilience skills through live and virtual programming.

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4 Ways to Create Community Resilience and Help Prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

    By: Liz Cox, Executive Director of Prevent Child Abuse Iowa         Washington State has made significant […]

Stories of Resilience and Recovery: Living with Mental Illness and Speaking My Truth

 By: Briana Libby, Public Awareness Programs Coordinator, NAMI Minnesota Trigger Warning: Briana Libby is sharing her personal story of mental […]

National Resilience Institute Partners with America’s Promise Alliance

  We are excited to announce the National Resilience Institute has become an official partner of America’s Promise Alliance. Our […]

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