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News and Events from the DHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships (DHS Center) fosters partnerships between government and faith-based organizations (FBOs) to increase the nation’s resilience by creating trust and developing relationships.

Stay informed with our webinars and local stories below.

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Welcome Marcus Coleman

This week, Marcus Coleman was sworn-in as the new Director of the DHS Center for Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships (DHS Partnerships Center) after his appointment by the Biden-Harris Administration.

Learn More about Mr. Coleman

Blogs

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In Tennessee, an Outreach to Houses of Worship

The tornado struck so quickly that Reverend Judi Hoffman barely had time to dive into the bathtub to get to safety. The storm struck in the very early morning on March 3, causing extensive damage to the 113-year-old sanctuary, parsonage and church office building of the East End United Methodist Church (UMC) in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Upcoming Events


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This National Preparedness Month, the DHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships in partnership with FEMA’s Indiv

Past Events


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
This webinar will highlight faith and community based approaches to ensure the safety of houses of worship in the US and in Europe.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY SEAL
To commemorate the month, the DHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships is hosting a webinar to highlight federal, faith and community partnership engagement during the COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month. To commemorate the month, the Department of Homeland Security, Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships hosted a webinar to support faith-based and community-based organizations, emergency managers and first responders.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. To commemorate the month, the Department of Homeland Security, Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Cyber Crimes Center, Child Exploitation Investigation Unit are hosting a webinar to assist faith and community groups and caregivers of youth and teens on how they can help children to be safer online.

This webinar provided tips on how to apply for the FY2021 Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP). The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/ Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 NSGP Notice of Funding Opportunity on Feb. 25.  
Last updated August 13, 2021