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Nidhi Chillara

It Takes a Village: Teaching Disaster Preparedness to Children

by Nidhi Chillara, California Safe Corps, Long Beach  As the famous African proverb says, “It …

November 18, 2014  /  3 Comments ››
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Jarrett’s Box Blog #1

This is my first public posting to Jarrett’s Box, where I will report to you …

November 18, 2014  /  No Comments ››
Maria F. Melo, Disaster Action Team member

A Call and a Calling: My First Night as a DAT Volunteer

by Maria F. Melo, Disaster Services Volunteer I love volunteering and working with the Latino community: …

November 12, 2014  /  3 Comments ››
andrew will

Helping Clients Rebuild their Lives after Disasters

by Andrew Wills, California Safe Corps, Disaster Client Services Response and Recovery One of the …

November 7, 2014  /  1 Comment ››
sara jane breur

Empowering People to Save Lives through CPR

by Sara Jayne Breuer, California Safe Corps, Preparedness and Response One of my biggest motivations …

November 3, 2014  /  1 Comment ››
Vilma Escamilla Duran (second from left) and her team canvassed a South L.A. nighborhood.

Grateful Grandmother Is Just One South L.A. Resident to Receive Free Smoke Alarm during Fire Preparedness Launch

by Vilma Escamilla Duran, Response & Recovery Member, CA Safe Corps October 11, 2014 was …

October 20, 2014  /  1 Comment ››
miguel and others

Kicking Off the Home Fire Preparedness Campaign 2014-2015

  by Miguel Soltero, Prepare & Response Member, California Safe Corps, American Red Cross L.A. …

October 20, 2014  /  1 Comment ››
Photo from left to right: Vilma Escamilla Duran, Hannah Wolfe, Red Cross disaster client, Kerra Strom  and Taylor Mobley.

A Bittersweet Experience: My First Disaster Action Team Response

by Hannah Wolfe, National Preparedness and Response Corps (AmeriCorps) Member “Where are you? Jeanne  is …

October 14, 2014  /  No Comments ››
Lorelle Sun is pictured in front of the Guangzhou Red Cross headquarters.

My International Red Cross Experience: Volunteering at the Red Cross Society of China

  by Lorelle Sun (Lorelle Sun is senior at Diamond Bar High School and is …

September 13, 2014  /  2 Comments ››
Lexi, preview photo

Youth Leadership Camp Is a Life Changing Experience

By: Alexsys Wasse, Youth Executive Board Officer, Antelope Valley  (The first week of August, nearly …

September 5, 2014  /  No Comments ››

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