N.E.W.S | Responding to a Crisis: Effective Communication During Unprecedented Times | Nonprofit Event

Date and Time

Tue, April 11, 2023
1:00pm - 3:00pm EST




*Please note, this virtual presentation will not be recorded or distributed post event.

Event Description: This session will cover the basics of crisis communications, including: how to identify a crisis; how to prepare for a crisis; five rules for managing a crisis; and, tips for handling social media during a crisis. This event is intended for organizations and nonprofits interested in learning more about effective crisis management and response.

Date & Time: Tuesday, April 11, 2023 9:00am – 11:00am EST. | This is a virtual, FREE online event for nonprofits. Your Zoom log-in info will be included in your confirmation email.


  • John Lacey — Senior Vice President, Director of Public Affairs | Mower – When companies are faced with strategic communications challenges and the potential public opinion challenges, they turn to veteran public affairs professionals like John. A longtime senior member of Mower’s public affairs team, John is more than well acquainted with issues management and policy matters. John’s open, forthright style and strong mix of essential experience are an integral part of Mower’s proven track record for swift and nimble communications when clients need them most.
  • John O’Hara — Public Relations Director | Mower – John is responsible for overseeing the agency’s business-to-business public relations accounts,as well as providing public relations services to Mower clients. He has done extensive work in media, community, and employee relations, and has served national and international companies in a broad range of industries, including electrical, high-tech, plastics and telecom.