ADA National Network Learning Session: Operationalizing the Principles of Inclusive Emergency Management

Date: March 10, 2022
When: 2:30-4:00 pm, Eastern time; 1:30-3:00 pm, Central time
ADA National Network Webinar Series: Emergency Management and Preparedness – Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

This presentation will outline how key principles for inclusive emergency management are being used by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), Kern County, and the FREED Center for Independent Living to address whole community needs regarding mass vaccination, evacuation/transportation planning, and Public Safety Power Shutoff events.

Learning objectives:

  • Participants will understand the principles for creating and operationalizing inclusive emergency management programs.
  • Participants will have the blueprint for California’s inclusive planning model, which can be replicated and adjusted to meet the scope and scale of other states, localities, and community-based organizations.
  • Participants will learn about California’s inclusive emergency management programs.

L. Vance Taylor: Chief, Office of Access and Functional Needs, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
Georgianna Armstrong: Emergency Manager, Kern County
Carly Pacheco: Executive Director, FREED Center for Independent Living

Register here to attend this webinar.

These 90-minute webinars are delivered by the Pacific ADA Center using the Zoom webinar platform. All sessions will be captioned, recorded and archived. This program is delivered via both webinar platform and via telephone (additional charges may apply). Real-time captioning is available via the webinar platform.

Webinars begin at ET: 2.30pm, CT: 1.30pm, MT:12.30pm, PT:11.30am, Hawaii: 9.30am during mainland Standard Time; 8.30am during mainland Daylight Savings Time.