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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

Washington State Inclusive Emergency Management Conference

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.

Conference Schedule:

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

(10:30am-12:00pm PT)
Workshop 1 – Individual Preparedness: It Starts with You

(12pm-1pm PT) LUNCH BREAK

(1:00pm-2:30pm PT)
Workshop 2 – It Takes a Village. Who are Your Partners?

(2:30pm – 3:00pm PT) BREAK

(3:00pm-4:30pm PT)
Workshop 3 – A Force Multiplier: Disability Advocacy Groups


Day 2 – Nov 18th @ 8:30am-12:00pm PT Agenda:

(8:30am-10:00am PT)
Workshop 4 – More Awareness, Bigger Change

(10:00am-10:30am PT) BREAK

(10:30am-12:00pm PT)
Workshop 5 – Access and Functional Needs Coordinators: Mapping Today for a Safer Tomorrow


November 18, 2020
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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