In 2009, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Gulf of Mexico Regional Collaboration Team and the four Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant Programs began working together to form the Climate Community of Practice. The Climate Community of Practice is setup to allow local decision-makers and extension, outreach and educators to work together to incorporate all types of coastal hazards into Gulf Coast communities comprehensive plans.

The Climate Community of Practice hosts a series of virtual sessions on various climate- and resilience-related topics, including the upcoming Neighborhood Resilience session taking place on October 14, 2020. The October session will take place from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm CST and will feature three experts undertaking neighborhood resilience from multiple perspectives.