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The Role Faith Communities Can Play in Building a Weather and Climate Resilient Nation

June 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free
June 1st, 2-3pm EDT (11am-Noon PDT)

Houses of worship are playing a critical role in supporting their communities in climate resilience and in climate-related disaster recovery. They can also play an important role in helping protect their communities by notifying them about extreme weather.

The American Meteorological Society Committee on Spirituality, Multifaith Outreach, and Science, Interfaith Power & Light, and Creation Justice Ministries are hosting a webinar on collaboration opportunities between spiritual/faith-based organizations to build a Weather-Ready Nation. Register here.

Learn about NOAA’sWeather-Ready Nation and Ambassadorship Program in this discussion between the National Weather Service, spiritual/faith communities, and FEMA/Department of Homeland Security on ways that we can work together when it comes to extreme weather and climate events. 

Speakers include:

Doug Hilderbrand, National Weather Service HQ

Dr. Carlos Javier Martinez, The American Meteorological Society Committee on Spirituality, Multifaith Outreach, and Science

Bruce Jones, Midland Radio Rev. Susan Hendershot, Interfaith Power & Light 

Director Marcus T. Coleman Jr., DHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships

This webinar brings together perspectives on the roles of spiritual/faith-based communities and organizations in building a Weather-Ready Nation, and identifies opportunities to work together to strengthen community resilience from high-impact weather events.

Details

Date:
June 1
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5770054925962528780

Organizer

Tiffany Hartung

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