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Community Emergency Response Team

Featured City

San Leandro, CA

Community Emergency Response Team

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members will receive training around sandbagging and flood control; clearing storm drains; clearing residential areas of hazardous debris such as tree branches, foliage, and decorations; clearing a defendable space around a residence to protect against fire, and more. CERT members will then train and engage neighborhood volunteers to complete these tasks, better preparing San Leandro's neighborhoods for future shocks.

Featured Mayor

Pauline Russo Cutter

Mayor Pauline Russo Cutter

San Leandro, CA

Pauline Russo Cutter was elected Mayor of the City of San Leandro in 2014. She has been an active parent and devoted community leader since moving to San Leandro in 1977. For more than thirty years, she has been involved in schools, social groups, sports organizations and community projects to ensure San Leandro continues to be a great place to live, work, raise a family and do business.

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