The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies Meets in Washington, DC with Partners From Around the Globe

Mar 10, 2017 -- Posted by : admin


Paul Timmons (blue shirt), Marcie Roth (beige sweater) and June Kailes (yellow top)stand together at the March 10, 2017 meeting of the Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies in Washington, DC


Holiday Inn - 500 C ST SW-Washington, DC (L'Enfant Plaza)


Breakfast and Registration


Welcome and Introductions

Paul Timmons, Portlight Strategies

Marcie Roth, Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies

Opening Remarks on the Imperative for Whole Community Inclusive Preparedness

General Russel Honore (RET

Memorandum of Understanding

Portlight Strategies and National Disability Rights Network


Updates from Government Representatives

Sara Pelton, Government Accountability Office

Brian Parsons, Department of Homeland Security Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Amy Nicholas, National Council on Disability




Updates from Community Leaders Led by Kelly Buckland, National Council on Independent Living and Paul Timmons, Portlight Strategies

Jeff Hughes OK

Christy Dunaway MS

Carole Tonks NJ

Yavonka Archaga LA

Vance Taylor CA

Todd Holloway WA


American Red Cross Update

Shari Myers


Lunch On-Your-Own
(Enjoy dozens of DCs finest food trucks and many local lunch options very close by)


The Intersectionality Imperative in Disability Inclusive Emergency Management

Anita Cameron, Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies


Coalition Building

Facilitated by Ted Jackson, Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies


Update from FEMA Leadership

Eric Heighberger, Chief of Staff

Corey Gruber, Associate Administrator




Story Telling from the Field

Stephanie Hydal, Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies

Angela Lorio and Jessica Michot, Trach Mommas of LA


Nothing About Us Without Us
Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats for the Partnership 2017 Strategic Plan

Facilitated by Marcie Roth and June Kailes, Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies


Wrap Up and Next Steps

Paul Timmons, Portlight Strategies

Marcie Roth, Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies

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March 10, 2017

Organizations Attending

ADA Center for Independent Living
Alliance Center for Independence
Association of Programs in Rural Independent Living
Association of University Centers on Disability
Board Resource Center
CA Office for Emergency Services
Center for Independence
Center for Independence of the Disabled of New York
Community Access Center
Daisy Consortium
Department of Homeland Security Office for Civil Rights and Civil
Disability Rights Advocates
Disability Rights Center
Disaster Accountability Project
Emergency Management Disability and Aging Coalition of LA
Endependence Center
Federal Communications Commission
Federal Emergency Management Agency
First Responders Disability Awareness Training
General Honore LLC
Government Accountability Office
Georgia Tech RERC
Inclusive Emergency Management Strategies LLC
International Association of Emergency Managers
International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Institute on Disabilities at Temple University College of Education
Institute on Disability and Public Policy
JIK Consulting
LA Assistive Technology Assistance Network
Lesley College
Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation
MS Emergency Management Agency
National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities
National Association of the Deaf
North American Management
National Center for Environmental Health Strategies
National Council on Disability
National Council on Independent Living
National Disability Rights Network
National Federation of the Blind
National Fire Protection Association
NJ Office of Emergency Management
NY State Independent Living Council
OK Department of Emergency Management
Pacific ADA Center
Pan American Health Organization
Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies
Partnership for Youth with Disabilities
Pass It On Center
Portlight Strategies
Progress Center For Independent Living
Red Cross
Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America
Resources for Independence
Save the Children
Shriver Center, U of MA Medical Center
Shepherd Center
Southeast Kansas Independent Living Resource Center
The Disability Opportunity Fund
The Independence Center
Trach Mommas of LA
UMASS School for Social Inclusion and Global Development
U of MT
United Nations
- Department of Economic and Social Affairs
-Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
United Spinal
US Access Board
US Business Leadership Network
US Department of Agriculture
US Department of Health and Human Services
-Administration for Community Living
-Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
Verbatim Captioning Services
Virginia Department of Emergency Management
WA State Independent Living Council
Women’s March Washington Disability Caucus
World Bank
World Enabled
World Institute on Disability

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