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Serving Region 9 - Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada & the Pacific Basin

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Pacific ADA Center (Region 9)

The purpose of the Pacific ADA Center is to build a partnership between the disability and business communities and to promote full and unrestricted participation in society for persons with disabilities through education and technical assistance.

Virtual National Access and Functional Needs Symposium

June 14, 2022

The National Access and Functional Needs (AFN) Symposium will be held virtually on July 19 and 20, 2022 from 12:00pm – 3:00pm (EDT). The Symposium will bring the disability community together with emergency managers, disaster planners, and first responders from across the country in an online forum to help create an environment of trust and understanding which is important to advancing the mission of access and functional needs throughout the nation.

 About the Symposium:

Organized by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (CDHSEM), and New York University (NYU), the Symposium will highlight forward-leaning, inclusive, innovative practices in emergency management from across the nation. The event is sponsored by Big City Emergency Managers and the American Red Cross.

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