Briggs will be speaking about the resiliency she’s seen in the people of Uganda, where she’s worked alongside local leaders of both religious and community organizations to initiate programs in education, business, and public health. For Coffee Talk she wrote, “Natural Disasters: We Have To Do Our Part.”
Guest panelist Frank E. Hutchison, PhD, is currently a partner at the business consulting and crisis management firm Me^2 Solutions, and has worked for the Air Force, Missile Defense Agency, Department of Justice, White House and Homeland Security. He’s writing a series for the Coffee Talk on emergency preparedness.
Guest panelist Rev. Dr. L. George Abrams has served eight years as United Methodist disaster response coordinator for Pacific Northwest Conference, has been FEMA Voluntary Agency Specialist for 10 years working with faith based and voluntary agencies, and three years as Washington state Delegate to National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD).
Coffee Talk will take place in the foyer of the Community Building, 35 W. Main Ave. at 10 a.m. Guests who buy a pastry at Boots Bakery across the street can get a free coffee, if they say they’re part of the SpokaneFāVS Coffee Talk.
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