Past Events

Earth Day Fair Booth

The YEPC set up its own booth at the Earth Day Fair in Fremont! On April 23rd, at the Downtown Fremont Event Center, our booth talked about how climate change is affecting the frequency of natural disasters, and how to be prepared. Various other organizations talked about environmental awareness, specifically about recycling, energy saving, sustainabilityContinue reading “Earth Day Fair Booth”

Fire Safety Training

On March 26th, the YEPC held its first ever Fire Safety Training in collaboration with the Red Cross and Fremont Fire Department. Students across FUSD learned how to prepare for a fire, what to do when a fire hits, and how to use fire safety equipment. Unfortunately, the Fremont Fire officers were called out forContinue reading “Fire Safety Training”

CPR Training

The YEPC hosted a CPR training on November 13th! Participants from across Fremont met at Mission San Jose High School to be trained under the guidance of Lifeline Safety Training. Attendees had hands-on training with CPR dummies, AED’s, choking maneuvers, and more. A big thank you to Ms. Rhonda Burrow, who brought all the requiredContinue reading “CPR Training”

FUSD School Reopening Video

As we transition back to an in-person school setting, the Fremont Unified School District has been working hard to ensure all students and faculty will be safe on campus. To learn more about these precautionary measures and what in-person school will look like, check out the official FUSD School Reopening video at YEPC hasContinue reading “FUSD School Reopening Video”

YEPC COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar

On January 13th, YEPC hosted a free webinar about the COVID-19 vaccine. Healthcare professionals from Washington Hospital and UCLA covered the local rollout of immunization, potential side effects, and the science behind the vaccine. Guest Speakers:• Dr. Omai Garner, UCLA Associate Clinical Professor• CDR Matthew Johns, Regional Health Administrator of US Department of Health andContinue reading “YEPC COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar”


As COVID-19 cases continue to increase rapidly throughout the Bay Area, essential workers have still been hard at work to support the community. To give back, the Youth Emergency Preparedness Council partnered with Washington Hospital to distribute PPE to seven Fremont and Union City high schools, as well as Al-Misbaah, a local non-profit that runsContinue reading “COVID-19 PPE SUPPORT”

YEPC Distance Learning Webinar

8/13/2020 To help students prepare for online education, the Youth Emergency Preparedness Council (YEPC) organized a free webinar about distance learning. District officials, FUSD teachers, and Stanford Online High School education experts addressed our community’s questions and concerns as we transitioned into the new learning environment. Through a presentation and panel format, we discussed strategies,Continue reading “YEPC Distance Learning Webinar”


The Youth Emergency Preparedness Council and their participants have been collecting money over the past month to assist the incoming surge of COVID-19 patients over the past month. YEPC participants have raised over $5,000 and all of the money we raise will go to Washington Hospital to purchase additional hospital beds for COVID-19 patients! WeContinue reading “YEPC COVID-19 FUNDRAISER”

Active Shooter Training

3/7/20 On March 7th, 2020 at Mission San Jose High School attendees from across FUSD learned how to respond to Active Shooter/Intruder situations under the guidance of the Fremont Police Department. In addition to lectures and simulations, the attendees were able to get a tour of the Bearcat and view police drones! After a day-longContinue reading “Active Shooter Training”

Trauma Kit Distribution Event

12/07/2019 The YEPC is working with FUSD to distribute trauma kits at every FUSD school. Today, YEPC members and Mission San Jose High School (MSJHS) students and staff created over 300 trauma kits for all schools in the Mission San Jose (MSJ) area. This includes Chadbourne Elementary, Gomes Elementary, Mission San Jose Elementary, and MissionContinue reading “Trauma Kit Distribution Event”


12/15/2019 The third and final day of Teen CERT 2019 was a success! Yesterday, the participants from varying high schools in Fremont met for the concluding session of their CERT training. After learning about the proper usage of tourniquets, cribbing, and reviewing the techniques they have learned over the past sessions, the members were ableContinue reading “TEEN CERT – Day 3”


12/14/2019 Today was Day 2 of Teen CERT! The participants met at Mission San Jose High School to continue their training under the guidance of Fremont’s Emergency Services Manager Alex Schubek and Fire Division Chief Diane Hendry. Today, the students learned about emergency go-bags, CERT procedures for fires, the organization of CERT members during anContinue reading “TEEN CERT – Day 2”


Today was Day 1 of Teen CERT! Teen CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) is a national training program designed for teens who would like to volunteer to help out during a local disaster. Thirty students from all five high schools in Fremont gathered at Mission San Jose High School to start this 20-hour intensive course.Continue reading “TEEN CERT – DAY 1”

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