DEDICATED TO IMPROVING THE HEALTH, SAFETY, AND WELL-BEING OF THE COMMUNITY.
With YOUR help we can create more resilient communities
MISSION & VIsion
Our Mission is to improve the health, safety, and well-being of the community by delivering equitable programs that promote health and safety, improve quality of life, and foster a culture of preparedness.
COMMUNITY - COLLABORATION - COMMITMENT AND EQUITY
Program Focus Areas
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The Phoenix Rising is a multicultural youth leadership program committed to empowering the next wave of leaders in emergency preparedness and response. Project Phoenix Rising offers student participants the chance to develop school and community leadership skills, gain the knowledge and tools needed to survive and recover from a disaster or emergency, and explore future careers in the world of emergency services and response.
Project Lifeline, an initiative focused on creating systemic change in the Sonoma County 9-1-1 system to better serve an community members including immigrants, low-income residents, and people of color. Project Lifeline will engage in a two-pronged strategy that includes collecting and sharing residents' opinions, experiences, and fears about calling 9-1-1 with local EMS responders, and working with responders to understand and address these barriers. It will also inform and support underrepresented community members in navigating and engaging the 9-1-1 system promptly and effectively during an emergency. With its focus on building long-term trust and mutual respect between the community and EMS providers, a mentorship program for high school-aged students to support first responders in developing Spanish language skills will also be integrated into the project.
Building more resilient communities through community-focused disaster preparedness, 9-1-1 awareness, health and wellness, mental health, and youth leadership.