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Bridging the Gap for Harvey Recovery

Disaster Leadership Team

Monday, June 11, 2018 at 8:00 AM - Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 12:00 PM (CDT)

Bridging the Gap for Harvey Recovery

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We have been where you are and we would be honored to share the information we learned on our journeys to help make your experience smoother. Join our team and sponsors for conversations about topics that are pertinent to you and your communities in a relaxed, informal setting. 

'Bridging the Gap for Harvey Recovery' hosted by the Disaster Leadership Team (DLT), in sponsorship with OneStar Foundation, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, and the Texas Division of Emergency Management will bring together local Long-Term Recovery Teams from Harvey affected coutnies to talk openly about long-term recovery and address issues you are facing. 

DAY 1, Monday, June 11th:
DLT subject matter experts will share information and experience on specific topics which we feel are important for your recovery journey right now.

Topics include: 

  • Settling in for the Long Haul
  • Getting & Keeping Volunteers
  • Grant Writing & Fundraising
  • Transparency: Financial Controls and Policies
  • Repairs and Rebuilds
  • Emotional & Mental Health Strategies
  • Preventing Board Member & Committee Chair Burnout

DAY 2, Tuesday, June 12th:
To round out topics covered in day 1, we will address two very essential areas of long-term recovery:

  • The Importance of Data Collection
  • Unmet Needs Process & DCM

We will then open the floor with a panel discussion on “Tips & Lessons Learned” with all DLT members available to answer your specific situational questions and help you in your town's recovery. 

Find out more about the Summit Speakers

If you know of other folks working in disaster recovery in Texas who would be interested in attending, please share this information with them. We know we have not reached all of you, so please help us spread the word.

Save your spot today!

Once you click the 'Register' button, you will be signed up for the event. There is no cost for attending the event, however, you will need to reserve and pay for your hotel room in advance to receive the pre-arranged discount of $169 (if staying overnight). We have reserved a limited number of rooms for this event and the discounted room rate will be available until May 24th, please register before then.

All guests may make their reservations by calling the Hotel Galvez Reservations Department directly 409-515-2154. In order to obtain your special group rate, you will need to identify yourself as being with 'Bridging the Gap in Harvey Recovery'.

Thank you, and we look forward to meeting/seeing you!

 

Have questions about Bridging the Gap for Harvey Recovery? Contact Disaster Leadership Team

When & Where


Hotel Galvez
2024 Seawall Blvd
Galveston, TX 77550

Monday, June 11, 2018 at 8:00 AM - Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 12:00 PM (CDT)


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Disaster Leadership Team

The DLT is made up of seasoned disaster recovery leaders offering one-on-one mentorship and support to help disaster communities establish, and operate long-term recovery organizations.

OneStar Foundation

OneStar equips Texas communities to meet their needs by convening partners across sectors to build the capacity of nonprofits, promoting service and volunteerism, and investing in effective solutions. They are a statewide convener, bringing together key stakeholders from nonprofits, business, government, academia, and philanthropy to advance collaborative approaches that build strong, resilient communities.

Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP)

The CDP transforms the field of disaster philanthropy to increase donor effectiveness throughout the lifecycle of disasters through our educational, fund opportunities and strategic guidance.

Texas Division of Emergency Mgt. (TDEM)

TDEM implements programs to increase public awareness about threats and hazards, coordinates emergency planning, provides an extensive array of specialized training for emergency responders and local officials, and administers disaster recovery and hazard mitigation programs in the State of Texas.

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