ADA National Network Learning Session: Operationalizing the Principles of Inclusive Emergency Management
This presentation will outline how key principles for inclusive emergency management are being used by the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), Kern County, and the FREED Center for Independent Living to address whole community needs regarding mass vaccination, evacuation/transportation planning, and Public Safety Power Shutoff events.
- Participants will understand the principles for creating and operationalizing inclusive emergency management programs.
- Participants will have the blueprint for California's inclusive planning model, which can be replicated and adjusted to meet the scope and scale of other states, localities, and community-based organizations.
- Participants will learn about California's inclusive emergency management programs.
L. Vance Taylor: Chief, Office of Access and Functional Needs, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services
Georgianna Armstrong: Emergency Manager, Kern County
Carly Pacheco: Executive Director, FREED Center for Independent Living