Publications by Barbara Ray

As owner of HiredPen, Barbara specializes in social media and strategic communications for nonprofits and research organizations.

James A. Brooks

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

James A. Brooks (infrastructure)
Program Director
Center for Research and Innovation
National League of Cities

Christopher Hoene

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

Christopher Hoene (infrastructure)
Center Director, Research & Innovation
National League of Cities

William Barnes

Friday, January 14th, 2011

William Barnes, (governance)
PhD, Director, Emerging Issues, National League of Cities
Website: National League of Cities

Welcome to Building Resilient Regions

Monday, December 27th, 2010

March 14, 2011
Posted by Barbara Ray

If you’re a frequent visitor to the site, you’ve no doubt noticed a change. We hope our new site will be more interactive and enable more conversation about this important topic. I’ll give you a quick tour of the site. (more…)


Monday, December 27th, 2010

Rehente mperum taturesti con lant

Culparum taturesti con enimilit litio

Rehente mperum taturesti

Culparum taturesti con enimilit litio

Economic Resilience

Friday, December 24th, 2010


Edward Hill, Cleveland State University
Howard Wial, Brookings Institution
Hal Wolman, George Washington University


About MacArthur Foundation

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

The MacArthur Foundation supports interdisciplinary research networks—research without walls—that examine fundamental social issues with an aim of improving policy and practice.

What we're are reading

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010
  • What can we learn from other fields? By Joe Smith
  • Regional resilience: a promising concept to explain differences in regional economics


Fast Fact

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010


The hourly wage a household would have to earn to afford HUD’s Fair Market Rent