Peletah Institute for Building Resilient Communities
The Peletah Institute for Building Resilient Communities
The Peletah Institute for Building Resilient Communities was formed in 2020 to assist communities throughout Eastern North Carolina to build infrastructures of resiliency in response to natural disaster like Hurricane Florence or public health emergencies like COVID-19. through the S.H.E.L.L. TM community model.
Join the Eastern NC Disaster Resources Facebook community with nearly 6000 members for up to date resources for addressing natural disasters and COVID19. This forum started after Hurricane Matthew in 2016.
Dr. Dawn writes Sidebar: Storm Recovery is Possible in the North Carolina Medical Journal
Eastern North Carolina Peletah Resiliency Gatherings
Craven County gathering for pastors and church leaders after
Pamlico County gathering for faith leaders after Hurricane Matthew and Hurricane Florence
Jones County gathering for community leaders after
Craven County Community Listening Session
Eastern NC Poverty Summit in partnership with NC Legislative Black Caucus
Eastern NC Church Grants Session
Racial Reconciliation Conference in partnership with City of New Bern with special guest Dr. John Perkins
Peletah responds during Hurricane Florence
Peletah Institute Impact and Engagement
Peletah Executive Director, Dr. Dawn Gibson serves as panelist for USDA Partnerships that Foster Nutrition Security, Resilience, and Food Justice
Pastor Anthony and Dr. Dawn have presented for the past 2 years on Trauma Informed Disaster Response.
Dr. Dawn Gibson was a plenary panelist for the 2021 Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference