Conversation Around the Fire: Lessons of the Past Point to Possibilities for Building More Resiliently – Jan 24, 2018

A meeting on resilient rebuilding Monday night in Santa Rosa drew a crowd to a local church.

The meetings have a clever name – Conversations Around the Fire. The idea? That the recent wildfires might bring together people in the progressive community to work for change during these post-fire months and years.

Monday night’s gathering featured speakers on insurance and green rebuilding. One speaker talked eloquently about the need to value workers who help rebuild our community. And then there was former Sonoma County environmental planner Ray Krauss – who spoke for nearly half an hour on fire, politics and history.

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