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FEMA’s Whole Community Continuity Brochure

2024-06-21T18:37:54+00:00

FEMA's Whole Community Continuity Brochure Every day, individuals, organizations, and government institutions conduct critical services and perform essential functions upon which neighbors and communities depend. The ability to continually perform such services comprises an important component of resilience, the ability to prepare for and adapt to changing conditions and recover rapidly from operational disruptions. The Center will collaborate with local, state, tribal, private sector, and community partners to support the implementation of workforce development initiatives aimed at creating a more equitable, prepared, and resilient community at both state and national levels. Look for more information coming to our website [...]

FEMA’s Whole Community Continuity Brochure2024-06-21T18:37:54+00:00

Women in Leadership 2025 Location Announcement

2024-06-21T18:44:12+00:00

We are thrilled to announce the Women in Leadership Symposium 2025, hosted by the Center of Excellence - Homeland Security Emergency Management, will be held at Lower Columbia College in Longview, WA.

Women in Leadership 2025 Location Announcement2024-06-21T18:44:12+00:00

Happy Juneteenth 2024

2024-06-21T18:39:32+00:00

Juneteenth is not only a day to celebrate freedom, but also a time to reflect on the struggles of the past, honor the achievements of African Americans, and renew commitments to justice, equality, and unity in our communities.

Happy Juneteenth 20242024-06-21T18:39:32+00:00

Strategic Foresight II

2024-06-13T20:25:30+00:00

The non-partisan federal Government Accountability Office (GAO ) is entrusted with responsibility “to investigate and oversee the activities of the executive branch, to control the use of federal funds….” Housed within GAO, the Center for Strategic Foresight analyzes trends that will likely impact the federal government and society in the next 5-15 years.

Strategic Foresight II2024-06-13T20:25:30+00:00

Happy Pride Month 2024

2024-06-11T20:52:57+00:00

Happy Pride Month! By Jasmine May Each June, the LGBTQIA+ community celebrates Pride Month which started after the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in New York. Pride Month serves as a tribute to the history and influence of the community worldwide while also standing against discrimination and violence. It increases the visibility of LGBTQIA+ individuals, celebrates diversity in gender and identity, and advocates for equal rights. How is emergency management involved? During emergency events and situations, LGBTQIA+ communities as well as communities of color and single parents are among the highest impacted during disasters and emergency situations. Health centers frequently [...]

Happy Pride Month 20242024-06-11T20:52:57+00:00

Strategic Foresight I: A Pathway to National Resilience

2024-06-06T22:11:08+00:00

The non-partisan federal Government Accountability Office (GAO ) is entrusted with responsibility “to investigate and oversee the activities of the executive branch, to control the use of federal funds….” Housed within GAO, the Center for Strategic Foresight analyzes trends that will likely impact the federal government and society in the next 5-15 years.

Strategic Foresight I: A Pathway to National Resilience2024-06-06T22:11:08+00:00

Rosie the Riveter

2024-05-01T21:07:21+00:00

Rosie the Riveter By Nancy Aird The iconic face of Rosie promoted the female defense workers during World War II, but the name of the worker was unknown. The first poster image was titled “We Can Do It!”.  J. Howard Miller created the iconic women in a red bandana with her flexed bent arm in a rolled-up shirt sleeve in 1942 as part of the Westinghouse Electric Corp. wartime production campaign. Norman Rockwell created a cover on The Saturday Evening Post on May 29, 1943.   The women had a blue jumpsuit, red bandana in her hair, and was eating a [...]

Rosie the Riveter2024-05-01T21:07:21+00:00

Women in Leadership Profile: Assistant Chief Martin

2024-06-18T17:51:10+00:00

Women in Leadership Profile: Assistant Chief Martin By Deb Moller Assistant Chief Martin of the Washington State Patrol has a strong memory of being five years old, seeing a police car, and knowing that when she grew up, she would work in law enforcement. For AC Martin, this wasn’t the typical quickly passing whimsy of a five-year-old. Seeing that police car was a life-changing event. In her Sudbury, Massachusetts high school, when her sense of humor and class clown antics amused her friends, none of them took her law enforcement talk seriously. She was just too far from the tough, [...]

Women in Leadership Profile: Assistant Chief Martin2024-06-18T17:51:10+00:00

Not Nearly Enough

2024-04-19T16:33:48+00:00

Even predictable natural disasters frequently catch elected officials by surprise. A discouraging number of elected  officials and senior staff act as if  foreseeing and managing potential disaster impacts is a job for “another budget cycle.” So what are they doing in the meantime? Not nearly enough”.

Not Nearly Enough2024-04-19T16:33:48+00:00
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