Youth Preparedness

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks applications involving collaborative teams of archivists and other practitioners to address archival capacity building and 2 related challenges in the processing, long-term preservation, discovery, access, and research use of archival collections at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The Commission seeks applications ...
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), announces funding for a new Refugee Children and Youth Resilience Program. Through this award, ORR intends to establish a program that will strengthen support for ORR-eligible children, youth, and the adults caring for them by building ...
The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program is a national program of volunteers trained in disaster preparedness and emergency response. Through Teen CERT, students can serve their community and help take care of school and home. Learn more. 
This resource is designed to strengthen K-12 schools’ and school districts’ emergency operations plans (EOPs) and identify gaps and weaknesses. This training package includes detailed instructions for using the package; supplemental resources on emergency exercises; fact sheets sharing best practices for conducting emergency exercises and developing after-action reports; and four ...
These checklists are designed to help families with children prepare for an emergency. Parents and other caregivers can learn which items to consider including in an emergency kit and how to turn this task into a fun game for the family. Checklists are available for families with children or pets ...
This webinar recording highlights the role of athletic directors in school safety, security, emergency management, and preparedness. During this webinar, presenters demonstrated the importance of developing a collaborative planning team to support emergency operations plan (EOP) development. Presenters reinforced how athletic directors contribute to EOP development and ensure student, coach, ...
This fact sheet (PDF, 8 pages) provides information and strategies for addressing opioid overdoses at K-12 schools and institutions of higher education (IHEs) through emergency operations plans (EOPs) and other preparedness activities. Learn more. 
This webinar recording highlights the role of special educators in school safety, security, emergency management, and preparedness. During this webinar, presenters discussed the role that special educators play in implementing the National Preparedness System mission areas before, during, and after an emergency. Presenters reinforced how special educators can enhance EOP ...
This webinar recording highlights the role of students in school safety, security, emergency management, and preparedness. During this webinar, presenters discussed the ways students can enhance the six-step planning process detailed in the Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans (PDF, 72 pages).  Presenters provided examples of how students ...
This infographic (PDF, 2 pages) highlights social media threats affecting school districts, provides mitigation and response measures for social media threats directed at school districts, and shares tools and resources to promote a culture of readiness and preparedness among school safety stakeholders. Learn more.  ...
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