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Planning Today for a Sager Tomorrow: Disabilities in Emergency Preparedness Conference (Virtual)
November 18, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Facilitated by The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies
Tuesday, Nov 17: 8:30am – 4:30 pm PT | Wednesday, Nov 18: 8:30am – 12:00pm PT
Sponsored by: Alliance of People with Disabilities, Center for Independence, Central WA Disability Resources, Disability Action Center, Spokane Center for Independent Living, and the WA State Independent Living Council.
Supported by: WA Emergency Management Division (EMD) and WA State Dept. of Health (DOH)
Please Note: Due to parameters of zoom scheduling, once registered Day 2 will appear on your calendar with conference ending at 4:30pm but actually ends at 12:00pm PT on Nov 18.
Day 1 – Nov 17th @ 8:30am-4:30pm PT Agenda:
(8:30am-9:45am PT) – Keynote – Racial Inequity in Emergency and Disaster Response by Justine “Justice” Shorter
(9:45am -10:30am PT) BREAK
Workshop 1 – Individual Preparedness: It Starts with You
(12pm-1pm PT) LUNCH BREAK
Workshop 2 – It Takes a Village. Who are Your Partners?
(2:30pm – 3:00pm PT) BREAK
Workshop 3 – A Force Multiplier: Disability Advocacy Groups
Day 2 – Nov 18th @ 8:30am-12:00pm PT Agenda:
Workshop 4 – More Awareness, Bigger Change
(10:00am-10:30am PT) BREAK
Workshop 5 – Access and Functional Needs Coordinators: Mapping Today for a Safer Tomorrow