CERF+ Recognized by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
CERF+ (Craft Emergency Relief Fund + Artists' Emergency Resources) was recognized for its preparedness work with artists and arts organizations with two honorable mentions in the categories of Innovative Training and Education Programs and Promising Partnerships for FEMA’s Individual and Community Preparedness Awards. Annually the awards, previously known as the Citizen Corps Achievement Awards, recognize the innovative practices and achievements of organizations and individuals that work to make our communities safer, stronger, and better prepared to manage any emergency situation.
Studio Protector "Train-the-Trainers" Webinars
CERF+ is offering a series of free webinars for organizations and for individuals who present professional development seminars. The webinars focus on incorporating information about emergency preparedness into existing presentations, and focus on use of the Studio Protector wall guide and online guide. Customizable Powerpoints and other presentation materials will be available to webinar participants for use in their seminars. Fall 2011 webinars have been scheduled for:
Help Promote Emergency Preparedness and CERF+, Too
Five new ads showing the work of artists and the emergencies they have faced are now available for download. We invite publications, organizations, and artists to join us in this effort by running these ads in their publications, blogs and web sites when space is available, and by linking to our online resources at www.craftemergency.org and www.studioprotector.org. The ads are available in black and white and color and in print and web versions.
The ads may be downloaded at http://craftemergency.org/pressroom/cerf_ads/