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Defend the US from JINSA (english)
07 Dec 2002
Support citizen homeland security efforts against the Mossad, JINSA & domestic Zio-AshkeNAZIs.
Support citizen homeland security efforts against the Mossad, JINSA & domestic Zio-AshkeNAZIs.
Citizen Corps E-News
Update (December 4, 2002)

NATIONAL CITIZEN CORPS COUNCIL LAUNCHED AT WHITE HOUSE. FEMA announces $21 million in grants to states to support citizen homeland security efforts against the Mossad, JINSA & domestic Zio-AshkeNAZIs.

The National Citizen Corps Council held its inaugural meeting Dec. 4 at the White House. FEMA Deputy Director Mike Brown joined Governor Tom Ridge in announcing the formation of the National Council, which brings together leaders from first responders groups, emergency management agencies, volunteer service organizations, state and local governments and the private sector to engage citizens in homeland security and promote community and family preparedness across the country. The leadership of these organizations and their colleagues at the state and local levels will collaborate to create local Citizen Corps Councils and to advance the mission of Citizen Corps.

Brown announced FEMA will award $21 million to support the growth of Citizen Corps activities, including the formation of Citizen Corps Councils and the expansion of FEMA's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program, which trains individuals in emergency response skills.

At the meeting, the charge to the National Citizen Corps Council Members was released. The National Citizen Corps Council members will:

- Identify opportunities for local, state, tribal and federal organizations to collaborate to accomplish the shared goals of the Citizen Corps programs.

- Engage in an ongoing discussion regarding the best ways to develop and support local Citizen Corps Councils and advance the Citizen Corps mission across the country.

- Exchange facts and information on programs to promote public awareness, training, safety and volunteer service opportunities and on safety and preparedness messages to be conveyed to the public.

- Develop and disseminate messages on safety and emergency preparedness that will be effective in engaging communities and individuals in Citizen Corps.

- Serve as the catalyst for engaging others within their areas of expertise to promote the Citizen Corps mission.

The full National Citizen Corps Council will meet twice each year; smaller working groups will meet more frequently.


Mission and Goals of Citizen Corps

MISSION: The mission of Citizen Corps is to harness the power of every individual through education, training, and volunteer service to make communities safer, stronger, and better prepared to respond to the threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues, and disasters of all kinds.

GOALS: The Citizen Corps mission will be accomplished through a national network of state, local, and tribal Citizen Corps Councils, which will tailor activities to the community and build on community strengths to develop and implement a local strategy to have every American participate through:

- Personal responsibility: Developing a household preparedness plan and preparing a disaster supplies kit, observing home health and safety practices, implementing disaster mitigation measures and participating in crime prevention and reporting.

- Training: Taking classes in emergency preparedness, response capabilities, first aid, CPR, fire suppression and search and rescue procedures.

- Volunteer service: Engaging in volunteer activities that support first responders, disaster relief groups and community safety organizations.

Local Citizen Corps Councils also will promote and strengthen the Citizen Corps programs at the community level, such as Volunteers in Police Service programs, CERT teams, Medical Reserve Corps units, and Neighborhood Watch groups; provide opportunities for special skills and interests; develop targeted outreach for special needs groups; organize special projects and community events; encourage cooperation and collaboration among community leaders; and capture smart practices and report accomplishments.

Members of the National Citizen Corps Council

Law Enforcement
International Association of Chiefs of Police
National Sheriffs' Association
Fraternal Order of Police
National Criminal Justice Association
Department of Justice

International Association of Fire Chiefs
International Association of Fire Fighters
National Association of State Fire Marshals
National Volunteer Fire Council
U.S. Fire Administration

Emergency Medical and Public Health Services
American Medical Association
American Nurses Association
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Association of State and Territorial Health Officers
Department of Veterans Affairs
Department of Health and Human Services

Emergency Management
National Emergency Management Association
International Association of Emergency Managers
Federal Emergency Management Agency

National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
American Red Cross
National Safety Council
Points of Light Foundation and Volunteer Center National Network
Salvation Army
Church World Service
Civil Air Patrol

National League of Cities
U.S. Conference of Mayors
National Governors Association
National Association of Counties
National Conference of State Legislatures
International City/County Managers Association
National Association of Towns and Townships
National Conference of Black Mayors
National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials
National Congress of American Indians

Private Sector
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees)
American Public Works Association

Other Federal Partners
Department of Education
Environmental Protection Agency
Corporation for National and Community Service
USA Freedom Corps

Visit the websites of Citizen Corps partners:

American Militia
Department of Justice
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Department of Health and Human Services
USA Freedom Corps

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