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Please Enjoy this latest from FEMA:   February 3, 2020 In this Edition: FEMA Accepts Assistance to Firefighter Grants Applications FEMA Hosts Webinar Series "Making Mitigation Work" FEMA Releases PrepTalk on Power Outages Upcoming Deadlines and Reminders FEMA Podcast Episode 64: Storing and Moving Commodities in Support of Survivors Important Dates & Reminders Webinar  on Nonprofit Security Grant program at 2:30 p.m. ET Webinar  on "How Mitigation Helped Houston Households in Hurricane Harvey" at 1 p.m. ET Application period ends for the 2020  Youth Preparedness Council (YPC) FEMA Accepts Assistance to Firefighter Grants Applications On Feb. 3, FEMA opened its application period for Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG). It will close on March 13 at 5 p.m. ET. There are $315 million in awards available for the 2019 fiscal year. The AFG assists first-responder organizations by impr

On Quite a Year At the Daily Outsider: Reflections

It has been quite a year at The Daily Outsider as we celebrated a year of achievement and milestones.  We purposefully decided to headline it as "The Year in Hope" that we captured from the Obama Foundation simply to underscore a sense of hope that we had about our initiatives and our roadmap for the future.     As we reflected upon the year, we hope all enjoyed our selection of one of our favorite artists, Cold Play in line with a tradition we had to periodically feature our "Artist of the Week".   2019 saw us go through a first phase of a rebranding & transformation process that saw us launch the Perspectives, Education and Visions Initiative as the Ordinary Faces initiative went through a facelift.  We also worked on laying out a transformation of our platforms.    Being named as a Google News Initiative and continuing the close collaboration with SuiteBriar and Google was among some of the achievements that we look forward to building on the 6321