Monday, June 22, 2020

Tuesday livestream on rural disaster response in pandemic

The Rural Assembly and Southerly Magazine will host a livestream at 3 p.m. ET Tuesday, June 23, to discuss how frontline communities are preparing for and adapting to climate change-spurred disasters such as hurricanes and wildfires during the covid-19 pandemic. Southerly founder Lyndsey Gilpin will moderate a panel of experts from across the country, including:
  • Dr. John Cooper, assistant vice president for public partnership and outreach and director of Texas Target Communities'
  • Shirell Parfait-Dardar, traditional chief of the Grand Caillou/Dulac Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw;
  • Steve Wilensky, President of Calaveras Healthy Impact Product Solutions and former supervisor of Calaveras County, California.
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