When Crisis Communication, Public Safety, Race & Equity Intersect: A Crash Course Every Agency Needs to Communicate Effectively

July 30, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am PT

VIRTUAL EVENT

Registration open.

Overview

This session will include a crash course in crisis communications from national expert Scott Summerfield followed by an all-female, all-black panel who have lived the challenges of crisis communications through the lens of race and equity.

It was a year of non-stop crisis in 2020 with the onset of COVID-19, demands for police reform, record-breaking wildfires, and a long-awaited racial justice reckoning in communities across the country. All of these topics, as complicated as they are, require swift and thoughtful approaches to communication with our communities. This session will include a crash course in crisis communications from national expert Scott Summerfield followed by an all-female, all-black panel who have lived the challenges of crisis communications through the lens of race and equity.

Speakers:

April Luckett-Fahimi, Police Captain, Alameda County Sherriff's Department

Angela Averiett, Deputy Police Chief, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Police Department

Aisha Knowles, Public Affairs Manager, Fremont Fire Department

Scott Summerfield, Owner of SAE Communications and Communications Instructor with the California Office of Emergency Services

Moderator: Lauren Sugayan, Assistant to the City Manager, City of Union City

Event Details

    When

  • July 30, 2021
  • 10:00 am 11:00 am PT
  • Registration Deadline: 07/30/2021

    Price

  • Member Price:Not available
  • Non-Member:Not available

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