The American Red Cross California Gold Country Region is offering free preparedness education classes designed to help you understand, prepare for and respond appropriately to disasters big and small. Being Red Cross Ready means knowing what to do and how to stay safe in the event of an emergency. Join millions across the country who feel safe because they can say, "I am Red Cross Ready”.
Prepare with Pedro for grades K-2
The Pillowcase Project for grades 3-5
Be Red Cross Ready for ages (12+)
Ready Rating for businesses, companies, and organizations
Be Red Cross Ready
Trained Red Cross subject matter experts present basic preparedness information including how to make or build a preparedness kit, make an emergency plan with your family and learn what to do before, during and after disasters of all kinds. We offer a variety of different topics for our presentations including: Home Fire, Wildfire, Disaster and Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults, Extreme Heat, Flooding, COVID-19, etc.
CPR training certification is NOT provided through this course.
A free 30 min training teaching hands-only technique for CPR. Participants learn how to check for consciousness, call 911 (or the local emergency number) and give continuous chest compressions. CPR training certification is not provided through this course.
This one-hour interactive program for students in grades 3-5 will teach children what to do in the event of a home fire and local hazard, coping skills for stressful situations, and general preparedness information.
Register your student for a Pillowcase Project presentation
Prepare with Pedro will provide an introduction for students in grades K-2 to the concept of emergency preparedness in a fun and educational way. Using storytelling, students will build muscle memory and basic coping skills.
Register your student for a Prepare with Pedro presentation
ORGANIZATIONS, SCHOOLS, BUSINESSES! Ready Rating is a program that helps businesses, schools and organizations become prepared for disasters and other emergencies. All in one place, Ready Rating members have access to one-of-a-kind tools, resources and information for evaluating and improving their ability to withstand disaster, maintain operations, and protect lives and property. Whether you are taking your first steps or have a fully-functioning emergency management program, the Ready Rating program can help you achieve a higher level of preparedness. Visit ReadyRating.org for more information or request a presentation below and be contacted by a certified Red Cross Advisor.