Setting priorities is important, as resources become increasingly
tight for California local agencies. Institute advisor
Frank Benest, Ph.D. offers 10 strategies to respond to resource
limitations in this article.
These materials examine the role community leaders play when a
crisis occurs. They include Crisis & Emergency Risk
Communications by Leader for Leaders, which analyzes the
experience of federal, state and local government leaders in
responding to a variety of kinds of community crises.
A related piece examines the issue of whether and how local
officials should acknowledge responsibility for unfortunate