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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Building Partnerships to Strengthen Preparedness throughout Diverse Communities

On Monday, February 27, FEMA’s Individual and Community Preparedness Division invites you to a  Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) webinar to showcase preparedness partnership models between community based organizations, like CERT and emergency management agencies that serve diverse communities.
Date: Monday, February 27, 2017
Time:  1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EDT
Featured Speakers:
  • Tyler Krska (Moderator): National CERT Program, Individual and Community Preparedness Division, FEMA.
  • Matt Lyttle: Branch Chief, Partnership Engagement, Individual and Community Preparedness Division, FEMA.
  • Jacqueline Patterson: Director of the Environmental and Climate Justice Program, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
  • Rene Rosenbaum, PhD: Associate Professor and Project Director of the Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Disasters Preparedness Demonstration Project, Department of Community Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies, Michigan State University.
  • Cassandra D. Wallace: Senior Emergency Management Specialist and Community Preparedness Program Manager, City of Dallas Office of Emergency Management.

How to Join the Webinar:

We hope to that you will be able to join us on February 27!

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