Speaker Programs in Disaster Recovery
This program provides participants with an understanding of the social factors that reduce resilience: the ability of people to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies. The understanding of these social factors helps to build on community strengths that act as protective factors that increase resilience.
As a survivor of the 9/11 tragedy as well as being a person who happens to be blind, Michael Hingson enthralls audiences worldwide with his unique perspective on life and relationships. He describes himself as a person who has grown up, survived, and flourished in a world full of misconceptions about blindness and increasingly poor and distrustful attitudes toward people in general. On September...
As CEO of the nonprofit Community Resiliency Project, Dr. Marti studies and practices building resilient communities. Attendees learn the THRIVE Model of Resiliency™, science of mattering, and strategies to engage, connect with, challenge, and enrich others. Use these practices to increase meaning, strength and results in your community!