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The City of Portland, Oregon has adopted principles for involvement of citizens in city programs and projects. This 11 principle list represents the starting point for their neighborhood outreach and involvement program.
The 32-page booklet, in English and Spanish, offers Denver residents guidelines to prepare for catastrophic emergencies ranging from natural disasters to terrorist attacks. The English/Spanish document is available on-line.
This site provides "Resources for Crisis/Emergency Management and Business Continuity" and is supported by the Emergency Lifeline Corporation (ELC). Emergency Lifeline was founded in 1985 with the purpose of helping businesses, schools, families and individuals prepare for 72-hour self-sufficiency. Since that time, the company has expanded the product line to include preparedness supplies for any type of disaster, including natural and man-made. Emergency Lifeline now works with organizations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and overseas. In addition to their products and services link, the site provides links to articles, organizations, and resources.
This handbook, developed by the City of Portland, Oregon, is designed to help shape how their staff think about, plan and carry out citizen involvement efforts. It is intended for the City employee new to citizen involvement and outreach, but seasoned veterans will also find useful information and suggestions.
TwHP program has posted two on-line lesson plans based on historic places, The Greatest Dam in the World: Building Hoover Dam and Making the Desert Bloom: The Rio Grande Project.