Red Cross Launches Bi-lingual Youth for Community Engagement Team in Oakland Chinatown
The Oakland Chinatown Preparedness Committee (OCPC) –a coalition of community agencies, whose mission is
to utilize community resources and network to serve and educate the residents, local organizations, and
businesses of Oakland Chinatown to become more prepared for emergencies and disasters.
SPEAKERS (invited guests):
City officials, community advocates and representatives from local non-profit organizations will gather to launch
the Youth for Community Engagement (YCE) – a unique volunteer program supported by the Oakland
Chinatown Preparedness Committee and the American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter to engage local bilingual
youth in community service and to help build a disaster resilient Oakland Chinatown Community.
WHEN: Saturday, March 16, 2013, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Lincoln Square Recreation Center, 250 10th Street, Oakland, CA
Oakland Chinatown Preparedness Committee (OCPC) Committee Members: