Finding Speakers for Hurricane-themed Cafés

Finding Guest Speakers for Hurricane-related Cafés

Find someone who can speak to the prediction of, response to, or recovery from hurricanes



  • Local Firefighters/ EMS/Rescue services. Many people work for or volunteer for local Fire/EMS/Rescue services. Check with them for potential first responder speakers. Many also host Junior Firefighter chapters (there are thousands across the U.S.). Go to and use the search feature to find local Jr. Firefighter chapters in your area.
  • State Emergency Management Offices. Contact your state or local Emergency Management Office. A list of state contact information can be found at
  • Local animal resources. Contact a local aquarium, zoo, animal shelter, or vet to learn