Preparing for the Worst: Disaster Prep and Recovery for Nonprofits and Libraries

Date(s) - 07/16/2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm




Now is a good time to take stock and make sure your organization is prepared to remain resilient and keep the doors open to serve your community – whether you face a natural disaster or a simple server failure.

During this webinar with IT and disaster preparedness expert Lars Eric Holm, learn basic things you can do TODAY to help your nonprofit or library be better prepared ahead of a disaster and bounce back quicker after one strikes.

Key Takeaways:
* Leverage mobile technologies to prepare and respond to
* Get the scoop on best practices for backup technologies
* Useful apps to help you respond, assist those in your
community, and recover quickly
* And more!

Learn about 2-1-1 and other already-existing tech resources to
support your community in an emergency or disaster
Consider whether your organization has backup, power, and
communications strategies planned AHEAD of any disaster
Discover types of mobile apps available to provide support and
response during an emergency

Please Note: The recording will only be available to registered attendees.
Register here if you wish to participate in the live session or view the recording.

**Priority seating will be given to TBLC member libraries. If the event is full or your library is not a member, please add your name to our list and we will contact you as soon as a space becomes available.**

Biography ~ Lars Eric Holm
Lars Eric Holm is the Disaster Preparedness Coordinator at Eden I&R / 2-1-1 Alameda County, which is the nonprofit providing “2-1-1” service, linking Alameda County, California families and individuals to community resources, referrals, information, and services throughout the community. 2-1-1 Alameda County also plays a critical role in disaster preparedness, response, and recovery, not only within Alameda County, but by providing backup assistance to other 2-1-1’s nationally.

Prior to joining Eden I&R, Lars Eric was the Lead Community Educator and IT Specialist at CARD – Collaborating Agencies Responding to Disasters – a nonprofit addressing the emergency preparedness and disaster response needs of service providers. Lars Eric is in-demand as a presenter at preparedness events, and has conducted trainings for diverse communities, ranging from children to seniors, the visually impaired to deaf/hard-of-hearing, and developmentally disabled, low-income, and others in need.


Registrations are closed for this event.