AFFEW hosts National FEMA Administrator to speak on “Climate Change and Disasters”

AFFEW (A Few Friends for the Environment of the World) is hosting the FEMA Administrator, Ms. Deanne Criswell on June 27 from  2-3 p.m. for a conversation.

This event will be held in the Auditorium at West Shore Community College in Scottville, MI.  She will give 10 minutes of opening remarks on “Climate change and Disasters” and then will be available to engage with the audience for a group dialogue, Q&A, etc.

Ms. Deanne Criswell was unanimously confirmed by the Senate on April 22, 2021 as the 12th Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Ms. Criswell is the first woman confirmed to serve as the Administrator, where she leads the nation’s efforts in helping people before, during, and after disasters. She brings with her an extensive career in public service, serving 30 years at all levels of government.

Student Climate Strike

Sponsored by Solana Postma and other students | Manistee City Hall

Everyone is invited to bring their signs and energy!
Solana and other students are striking to show the community of Manistee that leaders must take action to combat climate change. This event is lead by youth who are concerned about the security of their future. They will be raising their collective voices to stand up for the planet and those who live on it.