The Americas Hub aims to embody collaboration among experts in academia, politics, business, and civil society to share insights and recommendations from the region, giving a voice to thought leaders and experts from across the Americas in the global conversation on building more resilient local and international communities. The lessons learned in the Americas can be instrumental to helping the world emerge from the pandemic better prepared to face future crises.


Featured White Paper

To foster transformative growth in Northern Central America, we are taking a closer look at real-life conditions on the ground, including qualitative metrics such as hope for the future and trust in government. We aim to identify interventions to improve living conditions, especially in hotspots of migration, and then to track progress across multiple metrics. This white paper examines the root causes of migration at the local level, to an extraordinary degree made possible by the Impact Metrics Dashboard. 

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Building healthier, more resilient societies to tackle global threats

August 2, 2022 – The Reform for Resilience Commission (R4R) has a lofty goal—to help ensure healthier and resilient growth everywhere amid dire global threats such as COVID-19 and climate changePatricia Geli, a former World Bank economist and research scientist in Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Department of Global Health and Population, is executive director of R4R’s Americas Hub and Secretariat, both based at the School. Here, she discusses the Commission’s work.

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