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Tuesday Schedule Detail

Session Name: Accessibility & Functional Needs~~Community Organizing in the Aftermath of Disasters: Empowerment and Resiliency
Session Description:

This presentation will focus on how communities organize after disasters strike and the ways in which community organizing can bring voice to the most vulnerable people affected by disasters. Discussion will center on building on core community organizing concepts and theory, research on how communities respond to disasters, and practice-based planning and implementation. While the emergency management community is learning about the power and efficacy of community organizing, the tools and training needed to fully integrate community organizing is not consistent across all municipalities.

Day of Week: Tuesday
Time Start: 3:30PM