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Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU)

Emergency Management Workforce Consortium

Workforce Pipeline

Purpose

To obtain the requisite data needed to launch the initiative of the HBCU Pipeline to develop the Homeland Security-Emergency Management workforce for the Future

Who

Identify HBCUs that have programs in homeland security as well as emergency & disaster management.

What

  • Identify HBCU academic programs (stand alone, courses, certificate or degree).
  • Identify threats (natural & man-made) posed to these institutions and their whole communities.
  • Identify opportunities to mitigate threats (natural & man-made) posed to these institutions and their whole communities.

Why

Many HBCUs sit in zones that are disaster prone. The need for a diverse, culturally competent workforce trained in homeland security and Emergency/Disaster management is vital.

Outcome

  • Develop an historic profile and leverage future planning for HBCUs and their surrounding whole communities.
  • Help build a pipeline for the next generation of African American Homeland security and Emergency Management professionals.
    • True Pipeline:
    • Platform A: Certificate Program
    • Platform B: Two-year Degree Program
    • Platform C: Bachelors Degree Program
    • Platform D: Masters Degree Program
    • Platform E: Doctoral Degree Program
    • Platform F: Post Doctoral Programs
  • Develop a collaborative consortium of programs Develop a collaborative of individuals (mentors/advocates).