Welcome to Resiliency Studio

Empowering Community Developers & Enterprises to Upskill, Sustain & Scale!

About UDC Resiliency Studio

We Created a Place for the "Band of Disruptive Catalyst" Working to Change the World!

The Urban Design Center (UDC) Resiliency Studio (RS) is designed for management and frontline team members seeking to enhance their industry specific technical expertise and organizational capacities.  RS provides the requisite tools needed for participants to move their entities and ventures to the next level stay ahead of the curve!

The Resiliency Studio’s atthos is rooted in purpose to catalyze 'The How" of economic opportunities across niche industry ecosystems that empower community based entrepreneurial ventures and asset ownership.  We are fostering an acute focus on specific aspects of high growth industries that can directly impact the economic viability and sustainability of local communities. Our Resiliency Studio fosters peer-to-peer knowledge sharing and collaboration in an open and engaging environment.  If you are seeking to make an impact on the communities you serve, the Resiliency Studio provides the information and resources to help drive your strategy.

In our Resiliency Studio, participants will discover a plethora of best practice instructional webinars, live workshops, bootcamps, podcast, thought leadership work groups, industry forums, reference information and training materials in partnership with industry experts that are hosted across four collections: 1) Workshops and Bootcamps, 2) Funding and Resources, 3) Opportunity Center and 4) Communities and Spaces.  UDC also has the capacity to create specialize training content for online or in-person workshops for specific job opportunities.

Our Resiliency Blueprint

Our three pronged Resiliency Blueprint to catalyze growth opportunities includes:

Enhancing Capacities

Access to information and insight on how to leverage resources, build and scale closes the opportunity gap.  The Resiliency Studio opens  access by sharing the "How To".

Capitalizing Ownership

Equity and debt capital are the quintessential ingredients that level the playing field for for small and BIPOC ventures.  Let's capture, create and leverage capital....TOGETHER!

Structuring Legacies

Let's both study our crafts and cast our buckets where we are to create formidable entities and operations that will scale and provide economic security from generation to generation.

6 Building Blocks Thread Our Blueprint Strategy to Foster the Unlikely Business of Economic Resiliency Within Our Targeted Niche Industries:

  • Arts & Culture 
  • Community Development
  • Health & Wellness
  • Housing Development
  • Film & Production
  • Nonprofit Development 
  • Urban Retail
1. Knowledge and Application:

Share industry specific best practice information and procedures to help foster viable, equitable, competitive and innovative venture operations.

2. Vision and Leadership:

Share methodologies and resources to plan, craft, hone and drive operational purpose and tenacity within business ventures and industry ecosystems. 

3. Team and Management:

Foster discerning connectivity by and between requisite talent and opportunity providers and facilitate formidable professional development.

4. Skills and Methodologies:

Provide best in class executive and staff development to build internal capacities to foster sustainable growth and expansion.

5. Networking and Prospecting:

Facilitate relevant cohort connectivity by and between industry ecosystems and foster access to business development opportunities through requisite knowledge sharing.

6. Sustain and Scale:

Share industry specific best practice methodologies, technologies and innovation to foster operational efficiencies and expansion strategies.

Workspace Collections

The Spaces in each of our Resiliency Studio Collections are uniquely crafted to foster acute focus on industry specific educational, professional and organizational advancement.  Join one or all of our Collections to explore, connect and thrive!

Center for Community Excellence

Structured to assist non-profit or association organizations with implementing strategic planning, leadership development, professional development, brand development, annual and capital campaign management, proposal development, program development, budgeting and fund accounting, technology integration and outcomes driven reporting efforts through accountable methodologies.

Opportunity Center

The UDC Opportunity Center serves as an online antidote to brain drain by connecting local talent with local opportunities in each of our targeted growth-oriented industries. 

Our Opportunity Center is an online industry specific career, job and contract opportunity posting and search network that fosters meaningful interconnections by and between talent seekers and searchers. With an initial focus on Los Angeles County, our Opportunity Center has been designed to help companies onboard resilient leadership, staff and vendors and stay true to their Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) objectives. 

Vision Builders Hub

Acutely focused on providing insight and best practices for deal structuring, design, planning and entitlement management, construction management, capital deck structuring and property management for new construction and renovation multifamily and home ownership housing, commercial retail and facilities, mixed-use development, industrial and P3 development projects. 

We are looking forward to engaging with you in the Resiliency Studio!

Join our Resiliency Studio plan for FREE and participate in our informative Collections. Once you join, you’ll be able to register internally for our upcoming Workshops & Bootcamps. Sign-up today!

We will notify all members when each Workshop or Bootcamp goes live!

If you have any questions or issues joining the Resiliency Studio, please feel free to contact us at [email protected]