Robert Fogarty | Clinton School Presents

Robert Fogarty

Interview with Robert Fogarty for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Robert Fogarty is the director of evacuteer.org and founder of Dear World. He started evacuteer.org, an emergency preparedness non-profit, after assisting the City of New Orleans in the largest hurricane evacuation in United States history. This evacuation before Hurricane Gustav involved 18,000 residents without cars. Evacuteer.org trains 500 volunteers each hurricane season to assist in the event of a mandatory evacuation and fills a critical component of the City of New Orleans' emergency operations plan. The organization also researches and promotes innovative emergency preparedness strategy. In 2011, Fogarty started Dear World, a scalable version of Dear New Orleans, his for-profit photography venture for social good.