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GET SAFE Founder & Executive Director Stuart Haskin on KCAL News Following the IRC Shootings

On December 3rd, the day after the tragic shooting at Inland Regional Center, GET SAFE Founder & Executive Director Stuart Haskin sat down with KCAL News to share his heart and sympathy for the victims and to also discuss safety procedures one can take during an event such as the one that transpired at IRC. GET SAFE has a long working relationship with Inland Regional Center staff and clients and stands ready to support the community affected by these events.

For Immediate Release: Mass Shooting at Inland Regional Center

Get Safe, an Orange County nonprofit organization and IRC community vendor, offers support and services to colleagues and clients affected by mass shooting in San Bernardino View or download full PDF version of this press release TUSTIN, CA – Following news of the mass shooting at the Inland Regional Center (IRC) in San Bernardino, Get Safe executive director Stuart Haskin reaches out to offer his organization’s support for its colleagues. “Our thoughts and prayers are with our friends and colleagues at Inland Regional Center today,” Haskin said. “IRC is our close partner in providing advocacy and support for individuals with developmental disabilities, and to think that someone could commit such a terrible act at a place dedicated to helping an already vulnerable population is truly unbelievable.” Get Safe is a nonprofit organization that provides personal safety education for people of all ages and abilities

GET SAFE needs Mentors for this year’s Character Academy Camp!

Do you want to give back to your community? Make a difference? Change the world for someone? GET SAFE teams up with GRIP this summer to provide a month of daytime activities and entertainment for at-risk minors. Help our youths see and discover their own gifts by becoming a mentor! We’re looking for guest speakers to stop by our facility for a minimum of 1 hour. No experience needed! And you don’t have to come alone. Bring your coworker, friend, family, pet (but clear it with us first please), etc! Talk to the kids about careers and what you do. Guide them by opening their minds with different career paths. Or talk about your hobbies and any special skills you have. Play an instrument? Bring it in and play for us! Good at woodworking? Show the kids how it’s done! Enjoy cooking? Teach us something simple and delicious that the kids can make

GET SAFE To Launch Character Academy Camp again this summer

GET SAFE will be launching our summer camp again this year in 2 weeks! What is Character Academy Camp? GET SAFE partners with the Orange County District Attorneys, OC Probation, Santa Ana Police Department, and the Santa Ana School Police in a program called GRIP. GRIP (Gang Reduction Intervention Partnership) helps to prevent at-risk minors from joining gangs and participating in illegal activities. Instead, youths participating in our program will be educated in alternative options of what they may do with their time by learning through daily guest speakers who will talk about careers, hobbies, and the world around them.

#TBT: Last Year’s Character Academy Camp

Here’s a #throwbackthursday pic from last year’s Character Academy Camp when Orange County Fire Fire Station 37 (Tustin) provided a demonstration to campers. With this year’s Character Academy Camp focusing on GRIP kids we’re asking for people who excel in their profession and can mentor young kids who are susceptible to gang activity and divert them from that path. If you can offer time for demonstration and mentorship please contact us at info@getsafeusa.com. We ask anywhere from up to 1 hour or half day for your demonstration/availability.