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In collaboration with Collaborating Agencies’ Disaster Relief Effort (CADRE), Alameda Voluntary Agencies Active in Disaster (VOAD), and Center for Volunteer Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL), SF CARD provides a series of seminars annually, including Continuity of Operations, Incident Command for Nonprofits, Preparedness for Individuals, Community Groups, and Organizations, and other requested trainings.

If you would like additional information about this program, please contact Heather Lee, SF CARD Program Manager,


The mission of Bay Area UASI is to improve regional capacity to prevent, protect against, respond to, and recover from terrorist incidents and catastrophic events. The Bay Area UASI works in close collaboration with diverse stakeholders at the local, state, and federal levels. The BAUASI region includes the Counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, and Sonoma, plus the three cities of Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose.

Daniel Homsey (SF DEM) and Felisia Thibodeaux (I.T. Bookman Community Center) explore the best practices and community organizing principles that support neighborhood disaster resilience. (Recorded August 11, 2022)

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Contact our Partners for more information on their BA UASI training schedule and other opportunties.

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Resilient Hub Model for Community Resilience

Government and Faith Based Organization Coordination in Times of Disaster

Recorded September 27, 2021

Mary Ellen Carroll, Executive Director of San Francisco Department of Emergency Management (SF DEM) and Michael Pappas, Executive Director of San Francisco Interfaith Council (SFIC) discuss the 18 months and counting collaboration between their organizations to ensure that the faith community (houses of worship, supportive services, medical organizations, and more) received accurate, timely and relevant information during the evolving covid-19 pandemic response by SF DEM. 

Watch this hour long panel discussion to learn how this collaboration started, challenges and ideas for moving forward.