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Washington D.C.

The D.C. Alliance for Response network aims to bring together cultural institutions in the nation's capital--including Federal institutions, individual non-profits, and District agencies--to boost emergency preparedness efforts.

Rebecca Kennedy 
Steering Committee (PDF)


D.C. Alliance for Response Kick-off Forum
October 15, 2018 
Agenda (PDF)

D.C. Alliance for Response Collections Emergency Planning Workshop
June 4, 2019 
Agenda (PDF)
Resource List 

When Disasters Happen: Practical Steps to Rescuing Collections 
D.C. AFR at the D.C. History Conference
November 24, 2019
Workshop Description (PDF)
Conference Program

Emergency Preparedness for Small Arts & Humanities Organizations
April 21, 2021
Resources for Small Institutions (PDF)

Fire Preparedness for Cultural Institutions
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this workshop has been postponed until further notice.