2015. ADA National Network Learning Session. Inclusive Planning for Disasters
ADA National Network/FEMA Webinar Series:
Management and Preparedness-Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities
The following is provided by the Pacific ADA Center
Announcing a new
webinar - "ADA National Network Learning Session: What Large-Scale
Planned Events can Teach us About Inclusive Planning for Disasters:
Lessons Learned from the 2014 World Series Championship Parade &
Civic Celebration in San Francisco."
begin at 2.30pm ET/1.30pm CT/12.30 pm MT/11.30am PT/9.30am Hawaii.
often think of disaster planning in terms of a big fire, earthquake,
tornado, or terrorist attack. However, many large-scale planned public
events require similar emergency planning and coordination with Police,
Fire, Transportation, and Public Information Officers, and the ability to
react with just in time creative and flexible approaches to
the 2014 San Francisco Giants' Championship Parade and Civic Celebration
as a case study, participants will:
necessary steps in pre-planning to ensure the inclusion and safety
of people with disabilities and seniors.
public information dissemination and other strategies to ensure
effective communication before and during a large-scale event.
the common themes between large-scale events and disasters and use
them as an opportunity to practice disaster response.
Carla Johnson, CBO, CASp. Carla Johnson, CBO,
CASp. is the Director of the San Francisco Mayor's Office on
Disability, which is the City's ADA compliance program. She joined
MOD in 2008 to serve as an emergency planner focused on disability
integration. Before MOD, she spent fifteen years at the Department
of Building Inspection where she was the Incident Commander for DBI's
emergency response at landslides, rockslides, building collapses,
and other emergencies.
Joanna Fraguli Joanna Fraguli is the
Deputy Director for Programmatic Access at the San Francisco Mayor's
Office on Disability where she has been overseeing programmatic
access compliance for City and County programs since July of 2006.
In this capacity, she has been working to bring disability issues to
the forefront of emergency management efforts by facilitating public
and private sector collaboration projects, providing specialized
training for American Red Cross leadership and their volunteers, and
writing specific policy statements about disability issues in City
and County of San Francisco's Emergency Response Plan.
90 minute webinars are delivered using the Blackboard Collaborate webinar
platform. Collaborate downloads files to your machine in order to run. We
recommend that you prepare your technology prior to the start of the
session. You may need the assistance of your IT Staff if firewalls
prevent you from downloading files.