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Clara’s Kits

“ by Joey Auer, Santa Clarita Youth Corps When we began our term on the 2014-2015 …

May 5, 2015  /  1 Comment ››

High School Students Get a Taste of What it’s Like to Be a Refugee

by Tommy Tran, North High School, Torrance I didn’t have a significant amount of experience with …

May 4, 2015  /  No Comments ››
Colin Stevenson installed smoke detectors in the Valley Glen neighborhood.

First-Time Volunteer Prevents Fire Fatalities His First Day on the Job

By Colin Stevenson, Red Cross Volunteer The Valley Glen neighborhood was still quiet when I pulled …

April 30, 2015  /  No Comments ››

Fire Season: How One Family Rose From The Ashes

by Hollye Dexter On the morning of November 18th, 1994, mine was the happy family …

April 28, 2015  /  No Comments ››
Youth members check out a Red Cross disaster response vehicle .

Youth Get Ready to Become Disaster Responders

by Lexi Myrie, Red Cross Club President, University of High School Many things are taken …

April 21, 2015  /  No Comments ››
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Youth Promote Red Cross on Global Youth Service Day

  by Hoyt Gong (Pasadena Youth Corps) and Jessica Homami (Santa Monica Youth Corps) On …

April 20, 2015  /  No Comments ››
The SGPV Team Leaders and Team Members during one of their meetings

Shedding a Light on Humanitarian Law Gender Issues

by Jasmine Han, Youth Volunteer, San Gabriel Pomona Valley Since December, our team, consisting of …

April 17, 2015  /  No Comments ››
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If These Puppets Could Talk

By Kinsey Egan-McGee, Youth Coordinator, AmeriCorps, Red Cross Los Angeles Region “The American Red Cross …

April 10, 2015  /  No Comments ››
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Earthquake and Tsunami Evacuations: Two Things I Didn’t Plan for on my Nicaraguan Travels

  By Hillary Palotay, Red Cross volunteer and former Preparedness and Resiliency manager, Los Angeles …

April 2, 2015  /  No Comments ››
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What We’ve Learned

When we started this project, we thought that the goal would be to give our …

March 31, 2015  /  2 Comments ››

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