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.
- FāVS is having an Easter sale - March 20, 2018
- Visit other FāVS readers and writers at this month’s mixer - March 18, 2018
- Retreat Center offers Holy Week Retreats - March 7, 2018
- Upcoming lecture at Gonzaga to address Christian ethics and immigration - February 21, 2018
- Gonzaga Lecture: Is this Global Warming? - February 11, 2018
- A First in America: Buddhist Master Teacher coming to Sravasti for historic trainining - January 21, 2018
- Spokane Women’s March ready for second year - January 13, 2018
- Retreat examines how to love people who bug you - January 7, 2018
- FāVS year in review: Hate groups, Women’s March, “Abortion isn’t Simple” - December 31, 2017
- Local Baha’is to meet monthly in 2018 - December 29, 2017