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February 26 2013

Investing in Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery

Hurricane Sandy Recovery 2


Trade unionists, community leaders and United National agency and national delegation representatives are invited to a special meeting to network and discuss critical disaster preparedness, response and recovery issues. In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, this is an opportunity to share experiences, lessons learned and best practice proposals for solutions.


Speakers include:


AFSCME DC37, Henry Garrido

Public Services International, Rosa Pavanelli

Transport Workers Union Local 100

Utility Workers Union Local 1-2, John Duffy

ALIGN, Matt Ryan

Your views and important. We look forward to having you join the discussion on how we can strengthen professional expertise, public services and community capacity for better disaster resilience.

Event Details:

Date and Time: Thursday, March 7, 2013 from 6:30pm- 9:30pm

Location: 32BJ SEIU, 25 West 18th Street, New York City

Sponsors: 32BJ SEIU, AFSCME DC37, Public Services International, and the Worker Institute at Cornell, ILR School.


Please contact Mark Langevin at

For additional information, please contact Jon Forster at

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