This is a FREE resource for West Los Angelenos to learn from local experts how to prepare for and survive a major disaster, and is  available on-demand. View content and schedule below:

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The Westside Safety and Preparedness Fair has gone on-demand.  All presentations are available on the website The vendors featured on the website are offering discounts on emergency preparedness supplies and there are a number of downloads available. I hope you will take a look.  Lots of great info available.

Learn how to “prepare, survive and thrive”

Keynote speakers are:

  • Dr. Anne Rimoin, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health speaking about Covid, vaccines and variants
  • Mark Benthien, Executive Director, Earthquake Country Alliance (USC), speaking about earthquakes and what a major earthquake could mean for you, your family and Los Angeles as a whole
  • L.A. Fire Dept. Capt.ll John Ignatczyk, Disaster Preparedness Officer, will show you how to prepare for and what to do during an earthquake

Learn potentially life-saving skills: 

  • Hands-only CPR
  • “Stop the Bleed”
  • How to use a fire extinguisher
  • Pet first aid and CPR
  • And more

Meet our local police and learn :

  • How to protect your home and your car by making them less attractive to criminals
  • Find out how registering your bicycle can lead to its return if stolen

Learn how neighbors working together after a disaster will be essential after a major disaster such as a major earthquake

  • Ready your L.A. Neighborhood (RYLAN)
  • Neighborhood Team Program
  • CERT — Community Emergency Response Team

Plus special programming for kids, pre-school to teens

  • Walk ‘n Rollers: Bike safety skills
  • Red Cross: “Prepare with Pedro” for young kids
  • Red Cross: “Pillowcase Project” for elementary school-age kids
  • Tips for Teens, Preparedness Isn’t Just for Parents

Discounts: Visit vendor booths and get attendee-only discounts to purchase emergency preparedness supplies.

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Thank you to the Fair Organizing Team for the valuable resource!

  • Cynthia Saffir
  • William Keith
  • Cindy Kane
  • Ron Migdal
  • Nancy Wood

Thank You to Our Partners