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DHS Announces 2019 Preparedness Grants

DHS ANNOUNCES GRANT ALLOCATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019 PREPAREDNESS GRANTS. Learn more about the DHS’s preparedness grant programs at http://www.dhs.gov and http://www.fema.gov/grants. As part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) ongoing efforts to support state, local, tribal and … Continue reading

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Non-Profit Helps With Security Matters

From BizTech magazine, How Non-profit is Boosting Security for Houses of Worship. Note that this author is a fan of the newsletter provided by this organization.

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Hostile Event Webinar – July 25

Upcoming Hostile Event Preparedness webinar has space available! The webinar is being held on 25 July 2019 at 1:00pm ET. You can register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-WNYUh6oQn-1nHRyVm5AGw

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Engaging Faith Communities in Disasters

Some Tip Sheets on Engaging Faith Communities in Disasters by Peter B. Gudaitis and Brie Loskota

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Interfaith Collaboration for Security

For House of Worship Interfaith Collaboration Is the Future of Security. When I was doing local research on this topic, I did see a few examples. One of the easiest to do is arrange for alternative space for worship if … Continue reading

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Questioning “Fight”

Run, hide, fight’ has become a mantra for how to act during a mass shooting. Here’s what it really involves

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Non-Profit Security Grants

See this article on non-profit security grants.

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Why So Many Attacks on HOWs?

Here is one explanation, from an article today in the Wash Post: Ancient hatreds, modern methods: How social media and political division feed attacks on sacred spaces. Here is another from the NY Times: Synagogue Shooting Keeps Religious Leaders on … Continue reading

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Latest Version of “Security of Soft Targets and Crowded Places”

From DHS, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency: Security of Soft Targets and Crowded Places–Resource Guide, April 2019

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New Task Force

Chertoff, Johnson Lead New Task Force to Toughen Security in Religious Communities Former DHS Secretaries Michael Chertoff and Jeh Johnson will co-chair a new Community Safety and Security Task Force convened by ADL (the Anti-Defamation League), a leading anti-hate organization, … Continue reading

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