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The Great Southern California ShakeOut
The Great Southern California ShakeOut

ShakeOut School News Conference, 10/29/08

Education Leaders and Earthquake Experts Celebrate Participation of Thousands of Schools in "The Great Southern California ShakeOut"

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell; U.S. Geological Survey Chief Scientist, Dr. Lucy Jones; Los Angeles County Office of Education Superintendent, Dr. Darline Robles; and Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent, Admiral David Brewer III, joined representatives of Team SAFE-T and the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) at Eagle Rock High School in Los Angeles to celebrate the participation of more than 185 school districts (4,000+ schools) and more than 480 additional public and private schools (totaling more than 3.68 million school participants) in The Great Southern California ShakeOut taking place on Nov. 13, and to teach young students how to be prepared when disaster strikes. Read the complete story...

View Video Clips on Youtube:

Dr. Lucy Jones: What is the ShakeOut?

Dr. Lucy Jones: Origin of the ShakeOut?

Dr. Lucy Jones: Changing the Culture of Preparedness

Dr. Lucy Jones: ShakeOut Goal

Dr. Lucy Jones: Earthquake Safe Actions

Dr. Lucy Jones: About the USGS Multi-Hazard Initiative

David Brewer, LAUSD Superintendent

Dr. Darline Robles, LACOE Superintendent

Jack O'Connell, CA Superintendent of Public Instruction

Hillary Mendelsohn, Team SAFE-T

The Quake Cottage at ShakeOut News Conference

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