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

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Meeting Description:
Spring 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 free 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 emergencies
  • 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!
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Date: Tue, Apr 4, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM PDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Becky Wiegand
 Presenter Information
Lars Eric Holm
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Lars Eric is the Disaster Preparedeness Coordinator at Eden I&R, 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.
Prior to joining Eden I&R, Lars Eric was the Lead Community Educator and IT Specialist at CARD - Coordinating Agencies Responding to Disasters - a nonprofit addressing the emergency preparedness and disaster response needs of service providers. Eric is in-demand as a presenter at preparedness events, and has conducted trainings for diverse communities, ranging from children to seniors, and the visually impaired to deaf/hard-of-hearing.

Becky Wiegand
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Becky is the webinar program manager at TechSoup, where she hosts webinars, creates interactive media and content, and writes on a variety of technology topics for nonprofits and public libraries.
Prior to joining TechSoup in 2008, Becky spent a decade on staff at three small nonprofit organizations based in Washington, DC and Oakland, CA, where she was frequently the "accidental techie" trying to make technology decisions for her small-yet-mighty organizations