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Global Gathering: Disasters and Community #2 (rescheduled)

Global Gathering: Disasters and Community #2 (rescheduled)

Thursday May 19 2022, 9:00 AM CDT
@ Zoom

How can ABCD support communities before, during, and after disasters?


Register here. There is no cost to register. We will be hosting two Global Gatherings that focus on the same question. Please register for only one of these. Please use this Time and Date Converter to double-check the date and time in your part of the world.

We will be hosting two Global Gatherings that focus on the same question. Please register for only one of these.

We live in tumultuous times. Climate change-related natural disasters are occurring with more frequency and ferocity across the globe. A global pandemic has shaken us all. Whatever the disaster, we know community members are the first responders and the people we can rely on during recovery. How can ABCD support communities to prepare for disasters? What could ABCD-driven, community-led disaster recovery look like? Can ABCD help mitigate some of the social disruption that disasters trigger? What role do we all play?

Join us as we share stories, discuss what is possible, and start to think about how to move forward!

What is a Global Gathering?


Global Gatherings are NOT webinars or presentations. They are opportunities for members and guests of ABCD in Action to engage in meaningful conversations. We don't have the answers to the questions we propose, but we'll provide a space for you to share your stories, ideas, and questions. Our hosts will guide you through a series of questions in small groups in order to help you think together about the questions we propose.

At the end of our scheduled time together, you are invited to stick around for the "lounge", a chance to just hang out for 15 minutes and talk about whatever is important to you.

Co-hosts for this Global Gathering:

  • Steve Kretzmann, United States
  • Deb Wisniewski, United States

Learn more and register here.

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