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Monday, March 16 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
In Complex Times: Creating a Secure Camp Community

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Few environments are as impactful for the strength of Jewish life and community than our camping system. At the same time, and while North America remains one of the safest places in the world to be Jewish, we are confronting the reality of daily acts of harassment, intimidation, and – in certain cases – violence.

For these reasons, ensuring a professional, consistent, best-practice approach to safety and security in our camping environments is recognized – more than ever – as not merely a requirement, but a responsibility: to address risk management and liability issues as well as, most importantly, to protect our children and those who are dedicated to their betterment.

This session will explore an overview of safety and security issues in the camping environment as well as best practices – from facility to staff preparedness and communication strategies, with an emphasis on effective, low-cost/no-cost solutions.

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Michael Masters

National Director & CEO, Secure Community Network
Michael G. Masters is the National Director & CEO of the Secure Community Network, the official safety and security initiative of The Jewish Federations of North America and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.Previously, Masters served as the Senior... Read More →
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Brad Orsini

Senior National Security Advisor, Secure Community Network
Bradley W. Orsini joined the Secure Community Network (SCN) as the Senior National Security Advisor in January 2020. SCN is the official safety and security organization for the Jewish community in North America, formed under the auspices ofThe Jewish Federations of North America... Read More →

Monday March 16, 2020 4:00pm - 5:15pm PDT