Global Disability and Disaster Town Hall

Hosted by the World Institute on Disability

Share your COVID-19 experience – we’re listening:

When disaster strikes, disability-led organizations are the ones on the ground, trying to fill the gaps without equitable access to traditional disaster relief channels.

We’re bringing disability leaders and trusted allies together in disasters to disrupt exclusion and accelerate radical inclusion.

How will we do it?

  1. Listen

We’re listening: What’s happening? What do you need?

  1. Organize

We’re organizing: Where are the gaps? Who has the resources?

  1. Build

We’re building: A more equitable response to COVID-19, and whatever comes next.

Session 2: Thursday, June 4, 2020

Thursday, June 4 from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm EDT/4:00pm-5:30pm UTC

International Sign + Captioning in English

This webinar will serve as a community forum for sharing and storytelling as we, the global disability community, reframe the debate on disability inclusion in disaster planning, response, recovery, and mitigation. Please sign up to speak via our speaker sign up form – we will be prioritizing voices from diverse locations, multiply-marginalized people with disabilities, disability-led organizations, and those who did not speak at our last session.

Link to register for session 2

Link to sign up to speak at session 2

Download full invitation for session 2 (Accessible PDF)

Text file (.TXT) available by email at info@wid.org

Flat PNG (click to open PDF):

Infographic. Accessible version available, follow link titled "Full invitation for Session 2 (Accessible PDF)"

 

Session 1: Thursday, May 7, 2020

Recorded session + transcript

Transcript for Global Disability and Disaster Town Hall session, May 7 2020

Session details

Thursday, May, 2020 from 1 – 2:30 PM EDT

International Sign + Captioning in English

Marcie Roth, WID’s Executive Director/CEO, creator and former director of FEMA’s Office of Disability Integration and Coordination will provide opening remarks and engage conversation with disability community disaster response leaders. The webinar will then open and become a community forum for sharing and storytelling as we, the disability community, reframe the debate on disability inclusion in disaster planning, response and mitigation. Please prepare to share your thoughts, needs, and stories, or email in advance to info@wid.org.

Download full invitation (Accessible PDF)

Text-only PDF

Text file (.TXT) available by email at info@wid.org

Flat PNG (click to open PDF):

Infographic. Accessible version available, follow link titled

 


If you are having technical issues or accessibility issues on this site, email wid@wid.org.

Main content end

3 thoughts on “Global Disability and Disaster Town Hall

  1. Pingback: Global Disability and Disaster Town Hall – Disability Cosmos Daily

  2. Pingback: Global Disability + Disaster Town Hall 5.7.2020 – Transcript – World Institute on Disability

  3. Pingback: Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Resilience – World Institute on Disability

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s