Programs
SCHOLARSHIPS
PLAN!T NOW Scholarship ProgramBeginning in 2010, four tuition grants of $2,500 each were awarded annually to community college students through the Dreamkeepers Scholarship. To learn more about the 2011 scholarships, visit www.scholarshipamerica.org. More
EVENTS
Fifty for Five in New Orleans
In August 2005, Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans and the Mississippi coast, taking the lives of approximately 1,800 Americans and causing more than $35 billion worth of damage. Shortly thereafter, Hurricane Rita made landfall along the coast of Louisiana and Texas, causing further destruction. More
PUBLIC EDUCATION
A Southern Storm Season: North Carolina Triangle Preps for Hurricane Season 2011 – Chapel Hill, NC – May 2011
Colorado State University researchers’ data predicted an active 2011 storm season, which was especially alarming due to the potential damage this year’s storms could bring to Haiti, where thousands are homeless or living in tent communities, and the Gulf Coast… More
IN-KIND AIDS
Risk Reduction Curriculum
Individuals impacted by coastal storms in impoverished regions can lack basic preparedness tools, creating conditions for severe impacts from hurricanes and other major storms.
Making public education tools available is important to all is important to reducing lives and property lost to disaster. More