The office of Assemblyman Keith Wright, the office of New York City Council Member Robert Jackson and others are sponsoring a summit to address community disaster planning in Harlem on Sept. 25. The summit is called Harlem READY. The commissioner of New York City Emergency Management will be the keynote speaker.

The summit is intended to help communities, elected officials and individuals prepare for uncertain weather and disaster conditions, especially in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The summit is being held at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building at 163 W. 125th St. from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Individuals interested in attending the summit must register at or call 646-504-2299.