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Volunteers Creating Change: Sixth Annual Disaster Volunteer Conference

NYC Citizen Corps

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 from 5:15 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

New York, United States

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In celebration of the impact New York City's volunteers make, Volunteers Creating Change, the NYC Citizen Corps Council's sixth annual Disaster Volunteer Conference, will discuss how change originates with an idea, and how these ideas often have a tremendous impact before, during, and after an emergency on individuals, families, organizations, and communities.

Join us at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts in lower Manhattan for an evening to exchange ideas, enjoy dinner provided by The Salvation Army Greater New York Division beginning at 5:15 PM followed by an educational conference with fellow change makers at 6 PM.

The conference speakers will include:

Welcome Address:

Joseph F. Bruno
Commissioner
New York City Office of Emergency Management

Keynote Address:

Jeff Parness
Founder and Executive Director
New York Says Thank You Foundation

Panel Discussion:

Herman Schaffer, MSW (Moderator)
Director of Community Outreach
NYC Office of Emergency Management

Gary Bagley
Executive Director
New York Cares

Sara Farmer
Digital Humanitarian

Pamela Kellner, RN, MPH
Coordinator of Infection Control
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Closing:

Ashley Barronette
Regional Americorps Staffing and Training Volunteer
American Red Cross

Justin Land
Senior Community Outreach Coordinator
NYC Office of Emergency Management

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This year's Disaster Volunteer Conference is a collaborative project of the NYC Citizen Corps Council, supported by staff from American Red Cross Greater New York, American Red Cross New York State, Disaster Chaplaincy Service, New York Cares, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, NYC Office of Emergency Management, The Salvation Army Greater New York Division, and World Cares Center.

Have questions about Volunteers Creating Change: Sixth Annual Disaster Volunteer Conference? Contact NYC Citizen Corps

When & Where

3 Spruce Street
New York, 10038

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 from 5:15 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)


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NYC Citizen Corps

NYC Citizen Corps, coordinated by the NYC Office of Emergency Management, is part of the national Citizen Corps initiative to bring together local leaders from community organizations, government, the private sector, and volunteer programs. NYC Citizen Corps promotes grassroots emergency preparedness and volunteerism, enabling New Yorkers to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.

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