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Federal Officials to Host Listening Session about Access for those with Disabilities during Disasters

JunJune 14 2018

1:00pm - 3:00pm Salvation Army

93 Stony Circle, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties is hosting a listening session in Santa Rosa for community members with disabilities to share their experiences related to the October 2017 wildfires in an effort for Homeland Security to improve preparedness, response, and recovery in future disasters.

The Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties is also interested in hearing from all stakeholders in Santa Rosa and surrounding areas.

The session will be from 1:00-3:00 pm on Thursday, June 14.

Speakers will include Samuel Wallis, Emergency Coordinator for Sonoma County Fire and Emergency Services, Cameron Quinn, Homeland Security Officer for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, and Regis Phelan, acting director of FEMA’s Office of Equal Rights.

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