Upcoming events in the community to get better prepared for and informed about disasters.
Mercy Corps - Aceh Community Room (28 SW 1st Ave, Portland OR 97204
Wednesday, October 18 2017, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Event Types > Community Events
137 Seats Available
Join the Portland Bureau of Emergency Managementand Mercy Corps on Wednesday, October 18th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. for a conversation about community resilience with Mayor Lianne Dalziel of Christchurch, New Zealand. Mayor Dalziel will share her thoughts on Christchurch's recovery from the 2011 earthquake and experience as part of the Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient Cities program.
Mayor Dalziel, born and raised in Christchurch, is serving her second term as mayor after 23 years in the New Zealand Parliament. Click here to to learn more about Mayor Dalziel's background.
The event is free, but please RSVP in advance. Click here to RSVP. The doors open at 5:00 p.m. with the event starting around 5:30 p.m. We'll be able to accommodate 125 attendees.