IFL youth team – is climbing to great strides, keeping quiet about it

(Note: In July 2019, the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region joined 43 other regions worldwide to launch the International Humanitarian Law Youth Action Campaign (IHLYAC).  This year, more regions will engage youth and young adults to conduct the Campaign with its theme: Education In War.” Here is the story of the Los Angeles Region’s first batch of IHLYAC Advocates.)  Usually, their day encompasses after-school activities, music...

Centennial Flashback: Local Volunteers Alleviate Suffering at International Disasters

Throughout the Red Cross Month of March, the Red Cross Los Angeles Region is Celebrating its 100 Years of Service with a series titled: Centennial Flashback.  This will be a historical snapshots about the Red Cross L.A. Chapter in action during the past 100 years By Barbara Wilks Former L.A. Chapter Historian Over the years, the L.A. chapter and region has sent many hundreds of trained volunteers and paid staff to help fellow Americans...

Centennial Flashback: Volunteers Make the Chapter A Leader in Service

Throughout the Red Cross Month of March, the Red Cross Los Angeles Region is Celebrating its 100 Years of Service with a series titled: Centennial Flashback.  This will be a historical snapshots about the Red Cross L.A. Chapter in action during the past 100 years By Barbara Wilks Chapter Historian From April 19-25, the American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles will observe National Volunteer Week, a time for recognizing those who give their...

Centennial Flashback: Chapter Helps Earthquake Victims Since 1925

Throughout the Red Cross Month of March, the Red Cross Los Angeles Region is Celebrating its 100 Years of Service with a series titled: Centennial Flashback.  This will be a historical snapshots about the Red Cross L.A. Chapter in action during the past 100 years Caption: Residents line up for Red Cross assistance after the 1933 Long Beach earthquake. During the month of April, which is Earthquake Preparedness Awareness Month, the Los...

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