On Friday, March 13th, I-DIEM hosted the first Virtual Convening on the Coronavirus and Equity in Response.  The call was intended to amplify the need for an equitable response and operational framework for not only community serving non-profits, but also for emergency management organizations who may not have considered the broader equity issues that will arise from this Coronavirus outbreak.

We appreciate our featured experts:

  • Nicolette Louissaint, Executive Director, Healthcare Ready
  • Lauren Powell, Executive Director, Time’s Up Healthcare
  • Vincent Davis, Director of Disaster Services, Feeding America
  • Marcie Roth, Executive Director and CEO, World Institute on Disability

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About the Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management

Our organization consults with governments, businesses and community service organizations to intentionally integrate and operationalize equity in all elements of the Emergency Management cycle. I-DIEM provides training, conducts assessments and develops equitable programs with true representation from the “whole community.” If you would like support or guidance, please contact a member of our team.


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