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Evaluate Local Workforce Against Education Through Data Analytic Tools

2021-06-22T21:51:59+00:00

CHMURA – JOBSEQ: Evaluate Local Workforce Against Education Through Data Analytic Tools By Nancy Aird Do you understand the local workforce? JobsEQ by CHMURA software tools provide data analytics on critical indicators, including occupation and industry data, demographic profile by age and race, income and poverty levels, underemployment, growth demands, wages, and employment by history. JobsEQ for Education also produces data projections on what skills, certifications, and occupations will be high-wage and in-demand in the coming years. Ten of the Centers of Excellence (COE) have joined together to develop a CHMURA Data Pilot to research, analyze and disseminate information [...]

Evaluate Local Workforce Against Education Through Data Analytic Tools2021-06-22T21:51:59+00:00

Wildfire Mitigation

2021-05-26T18:54:40+00:00

Wildfire Mitigation By Nancy Aird “WILDFIRE READY NEIGHBORS “– WA new, free community initiative program “Wildfire Ready Neighbors” is a new, free collaboration between the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), preparedness experts, fire districts, and landowners/ residents. Chelan, Okanogan, and Spokane counties initiated this program in April to promote preparing properties against wildfire. Renters, homeowners, and landowners in the three counties sign up at www.wildfireready.com to have a wildfire expert visit their property and develop a detailed action plan. This plan includes mitigation and preparation steps, local resources information, and contractor lists. Washington wildfires burned 812,000 acres [...]

Wildfire Mitigation2021-05-26T18:54:40+00:00

Functional Assessment Service Teams (FAST)

2021-04-29T20:48:59+00:00

By Nancy Aird The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted on July 26, 1990. It guaranteed equal access to individuals with disabilities to state and local programs, services, programs, activities, and facilities, which included support from non-governmental organizations (NGOs), faith and community-based organizations, and private sources. FEMAs’ Whole Community preparedness approach promotes integrating people with access and functional needs (AFN) into general emergency shelters or other areas. In 2007, the California Department of Social Services created the Functional Assessment Service Team (FAST) program after Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath showed sheltering thousands of disaster victims needed pre-incident and proper coordination. FAST [...]

Functional Assessment Service Teams (FAST)2021-04-29T20:48:59+00:00

United Nations Women Training Center Classes

2021-04-07T21:55:19+00:00

By Nancy Aird In 2015, the world leaders adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) to ensure women and girls’ rights across all goals for justice and inclusive economies by 2030. The United Nations (UN) Women site provides daily news, blogs, and training to promote these SDGs. The UN Women Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) provides open access to advanced skills and knowledge acquired by training and sharing to advance gender equality, women’s empowerment, and women’s rights. Many of these courses are self-paced and free. Catalog offerings currently available include the following categories: Leadership & Governance: Economic Empowerment [...]

United Nations Women Training Center Classes2021-04-07T21:55:19+00:00

Japan Insights on Preparedness

2021-04-07T22:28:36+00:00

By Nancy Aird March 3, 2011, marks the tenth anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake, Tsunami, and Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster. Japan faced this experience with “BOSAI,” a science that can save your life. Nationally this cultural idea of preparedness /resiliency evolved from the EDO period experiences of running urban fires. Today the nation is faced yearly with emergency response activation from earthquakes, tsunamis, typhoons, floods, landslides, snow, and volcano eruption. Disaster preparedness is exercised for and handled by all levels of society - national, community, personal, and schools. Check out Japanese insights and lessons for handling emergencies on [...]

Japan Insights on Preparedness2021-04-07T22:28:36+00:00
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