WEBINAR: Establishing and Maintaining Inclusive Emergency Management with Immigrant and Refugee Populations

WEBINAR: Establishing and Maintaining Inclusive Emergency Management with Immigrant and Refugee Populations

Welcoming America | February 19, 2021

Join us via Zoom or Facebook LIVE on Thursday, March 4 at 1 p.m. ET for a webinar featuring panelists from the Inclusive Emergency Management Community of Practice and the Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management. 

Establishing and Maintaining Inclusive Emergency Management with Immigrant and Refugee Populations is a Welcoming America tool that was created in partnership with the Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management. This checklist specifies five specific areas that will help organizations develop more inclusive preparedness and practices in response to an emergency.

We invite you to join this conversation with our panel of distinguished speakers who will share:

  • Context in the field of emergency management in identifying the five areas of emergency management for this tool.

  • Their experience as participants in the Inclusive Emergency Management Community of Practice.

  • Examples of how this checklist is utilized in strengthening existing emergency preparedness plans.

SPEAKERS:

George Zavala (moderator)
Western Regional Manager, Welcoming America

Chauncia Willis
Co-Founder & CEO, Institute for Diversity & Inclusion in Emergency Management

Anka Badurina, Ph.D
Executive Director, Building One Community

Edmundo Lijo
Assistant City Attorney, Office of the City Attorney, City of Saint Paul

Julia Trujillo Luengo
Director, Office of Economic Opportunity (City of Portland, ME)

Karen Phillippi
Director, New Americans Office of Global Michigan

Register for the webinar via Zoom 

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