DO YOU WANT TO HELP GROW A STRONG, GREEN, EQUITABLE LOCAL ECONOMY?
Progress Can Be Surprisingly Fast, If You Start Now & Use Our Strategic Process.
That process is free, but cities & regions need someone local who knows it.  You?

Learn the proven path to resilient prosperity. Help places take the easy first step.
Guide them as a mayor or consultant...or volunteer the service as a labor of love.
Enroll now to get certified online as a Revitalization & Resilience Facilitator (RRFac).

THE ESSENTIAL CREDENTIAL FOR TODAY'S REGENERATIVE LEADERS & CONSULTANTS.

Be A Renewal Expert

Revitalization & Resilience Facilitators worldwide help revive places as volunteers, or as consultants, designers, planners, developers & ecologists.

Public titles: Mayor, Deputy Mayor for Economic Growth, Disaster Recovery Advisor to Governor, Resilience Officer...
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IN A WORLD OF CRISES, ALL PLACES NEED RESILIENCE OR REVITALIZATION NOW.

Make A Crucial Impact

Crises are worse and more frequent.
Whether or not you choose to put RRFac after your name, certification will give you the skills needed to help.

Learn how to advise or lead truly successful revitalization, resilience and crisis recovery in urban & rural places.
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WHAT WE RESTORE, RESTORES US.
PLACES WE REVITALIZE,
   REVITALIZE US.TM

Benefits For Graduates

RRFac certification opens an exciting new world of public service, teaching & consulting opportunities.
⬤ Tell the world about your work in our journal, REVITALIZATION, and enjoy 9000+ articles in our 7-year archive!
⬤ Connect to opportunities worldwide.
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REVITALIZATION: Curing economic, environmental & social ills locally.
RESILIENCE: Preventing those ills locally, even as they get worse globally. RESILIENT PROSPERITY: The happy confluence of revitalization & resilience.

COMING SOON TO HELP REVITALIZE CITIES & RURAL REGIONS EVERYWHERE...
RISING PLACES: The Free Online Tool For Creating Inclusive, Resilient Prosperity.

Currently, those working to revitalize communities—or to make them more resilient—have to rely on generic tools like PowerPoint, GIS, Facebook, email polls, etc. This year (2022), we're introducing RISING PLACESTM, the world's first social media to advance efficient, inclusive, green economic renewal (urban or rural).
This FREE tool is designed around the RECONOMICS ProcessTM. It provides local leaders and residents all of the collaboration and survey tools they need to reliably accelerate strong, green, equitable economic growth.
Likewise, it makes the work of our Revitalization & Resilience Facilitators (RRFac) easier and more effective. While anyone in the community can use the tool free, only a certified RRFac can launch it locally. It will also feed an annual Rising Places Report, helping to attract employers and real estate investors to your community.

WHY DO MOST LOCAL RESILIENCE AND REVITALIZATION INITIATIVES FAIL?
1) No Integration: Resilience work must revitalize. Revitalization must be resilient.
2) No Strategic, Ongoing Process: Just static, ignored plans & isolated projects.

RECOVERY & RESILIENCE

Healing While Preventing

Disease, terrorism, economic volatility, resource depletion, natural disaster & climate change all drive demand for revitalization & resilience.

RRFac professional can help you quickly boost your local economic, social and environmental health.

ECONOMIC GROWTH

Regenerative Growth

Grow resilient prosperity in any economy: agricultural, industrial, post-industrial, post-catastrophe, tourism, high-tech, diversified, etc. 

RRFac leaders help grow economies, avoiding displacement, pollution, loss of heritage & greenspace, etc.

RESOURCE RENEWAL

Health, Wealth & Happiness

All places have resource depletion, contamination, invasive species, mines, fragmentation, sprawl, etc.

RRFac leaders help repurpose, renew & reconnect your natural & built environments to boost health for wildlife, people and economies.

Certification is ideal for elected officials.  Most candidates promise revitalization.
Few do so with any credibility.  Fewer still deliver on those promises.
All public leaders should be Revitalization & Resilience Facilitators (RRFac).

Why Is RRFacTM (pronounced "arfak") Certification Growing So Rapidly Worldwide?
Because it empowers institutions. It makes their members, discipline or mission
essential to the success of local recovery, revitalization or resilience efforts.

ADVOCACY GROUPS,
FOUNDATIONS, ETC.

Charitable Institutions

Do you improve civil rights, governance, environment, etc? Put your agenda at the heart of revitalization efforts.

The fastest way to do so is via our Accelerator program, which enrolls entire teams to get RRFac certified at lower tuition rates.
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GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

City, State, Fed. Agencies

Do you support affordable housing, public transit, disaster recovery, etc? Put your mission at the heart of revitalization & resilience efforts.

The fastest way? Our Accelerator program, which enrolls entire teams to get RRFac certified at lower tuition.
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AEC FIRMS, DEVELOPERS, ETC.

Redevelopers & Planners

All redevelopers & AEC firms produce projects & plans. But revitalization and resilience---what places really want---derive from programs and processes.

Rise above the competition via our Accelerator program, enrolling entire teams to get RRFac certified.
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A BETTER WAY FOR YOUR COMPANY TO ACHIEVE ITS ESG GOALS?
 Corporate leaders find that supporting integrated revitalization and resilience efforts is the best path their ESG (environmental, social, and governance) goals.
And, the community benefits tend to yield a wealth of positive publicity.

RECONOMICSTM
If your community isn't revitalizing, it's devitalizing.
There's no such thing as healthy statis.

RECONOMICS is a revitalizing framework that repurposes, renews and reconnects your natural, built and socioeconomic assets.

The more a place revitalizes,
the more it CAN revitalize.

RECONOMICS is a reliable renewal process of program, vision, strategy, policies, partnerships and projects.

Reliable production of anything requires a process. Do you have one for revitalization or resilience?

The RECONOMICS Process generates equitable, sustainable, resilient prosperity for all.

It enhances confidence in the local future, which attracts / retains residents, employers and investors.

"Given today's constant, concurrent crises, this new micro-credential—RRFac—should be of great
interest to public leaders and private professionals who want to be successful solution providers.
Mastery of legal, financial and technical tools no longer suffices.  Strategic process is key.
" - FEMA

WHO IS GETTING RRFAC-CERTIFIED...AND WHY?
Why do cities with good plans, projects & politicians continue to stagnate & decline? If you were RRFac-certified, you could help them fix this ubiquitous problem.

PROFESSIONALS & ENTREPRENEURS

PROS & ENTREPRENEURS

Win program contracts,
not just short-term projects.

Significant community problems are seldom solved with a single project.
RRFac certification positions you as an essential long-term solutions partner.
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VOLUNTEERS AND ELECTED LEADERS

VOLUNTEERS & POLITICIANS

Serving is good. Succeeding is better.
Do you want to solve environmental, economic & social crises (revitalization)?
Do you want to prepare places for a future with worse crises (resilience)?RRFac certification helps with both.
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STUDENTS & TEACHERS

STUDENTS & TEACHERS

Most disciplines can contribute to improving our world in some way.
Faculty who understand the solutions prepare students best for today's crises.
Graduates seeking a satisfying career find it easier with RRFac certification.
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Certification Is For Elected Leaders, And For The Private Leaders Who Help Them Succeed.
Cities prefer redevelopers & consultants who can be real revitalization partners.
But—until now—public RFPs had no way to specify renewal process expertise.
Improve your future by improving everyone's future: Put RRFac after your name.

QUICKLY IMPROVE YOUR LOCAL ECONOMIC FUTURE...WITH LESS COST AND RISK.

CITY & COUNTY MAYORS: Tired of your agencies' inefficiency and lack of "big picture" focus due to operational silos?
GOVERNORS: Are your regional initiatives failing because you can't get multiple communities on the same page?
REAL ESTATE DEVELOPERS: Are your redevelopment projects failing due to lack of effective public support?
CITIZENS: Do you want green, equitable economic growth, but get only endless plans and broken promises?
The quick, inexpensive, lasting solution?  Get your relevant public & private leaders RRFac certified.

The RECONOMICS Process unites your existing plans, players & projects without disruption,
increasing both return on investment and public support, while lowering the risk of failure.

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR COMMUNITY'S FUTURE WITH ONE LINK...FREE!
Improving your local future requires knowledgeable leaders and residents.
Put a link to our free short course on the website of your city or organization.
Click Here To See Our FREE Educational "RECONOMICS: A Short Course" Page.
Share the link to help folks understand what's holding back local revitalization,
and how to fix it in a way that helps foster resilient prosperity for all.

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