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Livestreamed on this page Thursday 23 March at 10 a.m. EST (Pittsburgh), 9 a.m. CST (Chicago), 7 a.m. PST (Los Angeles).

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Thursday 23 March 2017

Universal Design in Emergency Planning presentation

 

Thursday 23 March 2017

 

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The Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council presented Universal Design in Emergency Planning, a presentation on the importance of creating emergency plans that both satisfy your legal obligations and truly serve people with disabilities and other functional needs, livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 23 March at 10 a.m. EST (Pittsburgh), 9 a.m. CST (Chicago), 7 a.m. PST (Los Angeles).

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Planning for Safety in Changing Times is a series of workshops on inclusive emergency planning for two audiences: arts managers and public safety planners/first responders.

Universal Design in Emergency Planning for Arts Managers

Presenter: Marcie Roth, President Obama’s Director of the US Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Office of Disability Integration and Coordination (ODIC)

Marcie Roth, former Directory of FEMA’s Office of Disability Integration and Coordination, will discuss the importance of creating emergency plans that both satisfy your legal obligations and truly serve people with disabilities and other functional needs. Join us for a presentation on how universally designed emergency planning benefits all, and learn how this kind of emergency planning will serve everyone, regardless of their functional needs. This session is an introductory session that will interest decision makers, access specialists and others in your organization who focus on safety.

About HowlRound TV
HowlRound TV is a global, commons-based peer produced, open access livestreaming and video archive project stewarded by the nonprofit HowlRound. HowlRound TV is a free and shared resource for live conversations and performances relevant to the world's performing arts and cultural fields. Its mission is to break geographic isolation, promote resource sharing, and to develop our knowledge commons collectively. Participate in a community of peer organizations revolutionizing the flow of information, knowledge, and access in our field by becoming a producer and co-producing with us. Learn more by going to our participate page. For any other queries, email tv@howlround.com, or call Vijay Mathew at +1 917.686.3185 Signal/WhatsApp. View the video archive of past events.

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