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PFD Fire Explorers Youth Public Safety Summit 2019

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ASPIRA Inc. of PA Charter Schools

6301 N 2nd Street

Philadelphia, PA 19120

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The Youth Public Safety Summit will focus on active citizenship, youth empowerment, urban, social and civic issues relating to public safety. The summit will provide youth interest in public safety, the experience of analyzing information, organizing ideas, and communicating findings related to public safety issues in Philadelphia. The summit will include youth ages 14-20 participants interested in public safety such as health sciences, police, Amtrak, PECO, and PGW explorers and other explorer post in surrounding counties. Philadelphia Public, Charter, and private schools students enrolled in a health sciences program can also register to participate.

The public safety youth summit will provide an ideal opportunity for youth to build the necessary skills in discovery, identifying problems, analyzing problems, deciding a course of action, and creating a plan for implementation. Young planners/participants (youth) will experience the process of public decision making by defining the problem, establishing goals, explore alternatives, an advocate solutions for public safety issues affecting the city of Philadelphia. The goal of the public safety youth summit will be to help minimize public safety issues which effect Philadelphia as a whole by utilizing youth to help identify and challenge the barriers that hinder the improvement for public safety progress. The theme for summit 2019 will be emergency preparedness and community resilience.

The theme workshops will include topics such as:

Situational Awareness

Life Saver CPR

First Aid Blood Control

An overview of FEMA Incident Command Structure

An overview of FEMA ICS 317 Community Emergency Response Teams

Community Preparedness

Community Outreach

All Hazard Safety/Utility Response

Community Response and Resiliency (Experiential Training Scenario)

*MUST ATTEND BOTH SUMMIT DATES FOR TRAINING CERTIFICATES

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: https://www.philafireexplorers.org




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