Our partners are an essential part of our organization. We believe strongly in collaboration, and these partners demonstrate our unique ability to develop long term public/private partnerships that work – life saving programs that help those most at risk.
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is the largest (in terms of number of students) public school system in the U.S. state of California. It is the 2nd largest public school district in the United States. Education related to disaster preparedness and fire/life safety is an essential component for every classroom. Focusing on 4th and 5th grades, The Safe Community Project visits approximately 100 campuses every year, reaching on average 22,000 students.
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. Its purpose is to protect life and health and to ensure respect for the human being. It promotes mutual understanding, friendship, cooperation and lasting peace amongst all peoples. The Safe Community Project supports the Red Cross during fire safety and smoke alarm installation initiatives.
The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Founded by six cardiologists in 1924, the organization now includes more than 22.5 million volunteers and supporters. The Safe Community Project partners with the AHA teaching CPR, use of an AED, and best practices to fight cardiac arrest and stroke.
The American Alliance of Museums works to unite the country’s museums and helps them to be better prepared and efficient. The organization also focuses on museums who deliver quality programming in education and experiential learning. The Safe Community Project provides support to museums who seek to become accredited through the AAM. Our teams develop disaster plans, train museum staff on emergency procedures, and help museums create safe environments for their staff, their visitors, and their collections.
The Los Angeles City Fire Department is an all risk life safety organization. Nearly 1,000 firefighters are on duty at 106 fire stations, protecting more than four million souls. The Department responds to on average 1,200 emergency responses per day, and often transports more than 550 people to local hospitals during a 24-hour period. The relationship with The Safe Community Project is a strong example of a successful private/public collaboration.
NFPA delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards, research, training, education, outreach and advocacy; and by partnering with others who share an interest in furthering our mission. The Safe Community Project aligns with multiple NFPA educational and leadership programs, including classroom training, smoke alarm initiatives, and fire sprinkler awareness.
The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useable information. The Safe Community Project collaborates with and supports USGS initiatives via education, video/film, and web programming.
The Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) was founded as a Science & Technology Center on February 1, 1991, with joint funding by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U. S. Geological Survey (USGS). SCEC coordinates fundamental research on earthquake processes using Southern California as its principal natural laboratory. The Safe Community Project collaborates with training and education related to the Great California Shakeout.
Earthquake Country Alliance, Southern California (ECA SoCal) is one of three regional alliances that comprise the statewide Earthquake Country Alliance, a public-private partnership of leading earthquake professionals, emergency managers, government officials, business and community leaders, and others. The Safe Community Project supports the ECA with co-sponsorships, educational workshops, and drills during the Great California Shakeout.
The City of Los Angeles Department of Aging provides community based services to seniors and their caregivers to ensure the highest quality of life as possible and remain in the community. The Safe Community Project collaborates with the agency via its older adult fire safety education series, its distribution of GO bags, and overall awareness of disasters and how to reduce the threat to personal safety, creating a more informed senior community, while reducing the risk of injury or death.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit institution that provides pediatric health care to more than 107,000 children each year in a setting designed just for their needs. The Medical Staff at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles includes 528 physicians – 94% are board-certified in their specialty or specialties. The Safe Community Project collaborates with CHLA to provide physicians and research input on key presentations throughout Los Angeles.
We can’t do this life saving work without the help of amazing organizations. If you’d like to inquire about being a partner, we’d love to hear from you.