Connecting Communities for Emergency Preparedness

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Connecting Communities for Emergency Preparedness

2023 online annual conference led by neighborhood disaster management staff on handling disparities before, during and after crises in NYC.

By East Harlem COAD, Staten Island COAD, LES Ready, South Brooklyn COAD, FRANC

When and where

Date and time

Tuesday, June 6 · 7 - 9am PDT



About this event

  • 2 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

The Community Engagement and Response (CER) Unit in DOHMH’s Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response welcomes you to attend an online conference being hosted by five of New York City’s Community Emergency Networks (CENs). Learn from East Harlem COAD, LES Ready!, Far Rockaway/Averne Nonprofit Coalition (FRANC), Staten Island COAD, and Southern Brooklyn COAD about the work being done to address disparities in emergency preparedness. This conference will consist of five workshops led by the CENs, with introductory remarks from DOHMH’s CER Director Lou Rivera.

Topics include:

  • Organizing At-Risk Communities
  • Structural Racism
  • Addressing Healthcare Disparities
  • The Crisis of Accessibility
  • Preparing Older Adults for Emergencies.

This online conference will be held on Microsoft Teams! The link to join the event will be sent to your inbox the day before the event. (To join, you can open from a browser or download MS Teams to your device here: )

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