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FEMA Holds Stakeholder Call to Discuss Best Practices in Federal, State and Local Collaboration

Source: FEMA Office of Disability Integration and Coordination

Join the FEMA Office of Disability Integration and Coordination (ODIC) on September 22 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time to learn how successful collaborations between community organizations and the federal government are positively impacting the lives of people with disabilities before, during and after disasters.

Event Details

  • ODIC Stakeholder Call
  • Wednesday, September 22, 2021
  • 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Eastern
  • Participant Phone Number: 800-367-2403
  • Participant Passcode: 8697969
  • Closed captioning: (Event # 4905228)
  • Register online

Scheduled to Speak*

Linda Mastandrea
Director, Office of Disability Integration and Coordination
FEMA

Mary Casey-Locklear
Senior Associate for Disaster Health Services
American Red Cross

Reyma McCoy McDeid
Executive Director
National Council on Independent Living

Kathleen Madigan
Regional Disability Integration Advisor
FEMA, Region 2

Carole Tonks
Executive Director
Alliance Center for Independence

*Subject to change

Comments

  1. Wouldn’t it be great if emergency management professionals received training about the needs of individuals with disabilities before they get into the profession?

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