Understanding the Disparate Impacts of Disasters on LGBTQ+ Communities
Thu, 12/02/2021 - 11:00am
This webinar will feature findings from a new study that explores how and why LGBTQ+ communities are impacted legally, psychologically, physically, and even theologically during disasters. The Director of External Affairs at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will serve as discussant.
Leo Goldsmith, Climate and Health Specialist, ICF Consulting, and Graduate Researcher at Yale University
Vanessa Raditz, Co-founder, Queer Ecojustice Project, and Graduate Researcher at the University of Georgia
Kevin Blanchard, Director of Disaster Risk Reduction Dynamics
Michael Méndez, UC Irvine Assistant Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy
Justin Knighten, Director of External Affairs, Federal Emergency Management Agency