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PFC: Public health and community safety

Charge

  • Elevate awareness of community resources that support PCC community members accessing housing, health care, and other basic needs that enable health and safety.

  • Cultivate a relationship with Public Safety and Conduct and Care that centers care for the PCC community inside and outside of the classroom

  • Promote a climate of safety and promote dialogue that increases respectful communication and understanding.  Work to deconstruct the existing climate of fear that inhibits community members from initiating and sustaining relationships that bridge differences.

  • The Public Health and Community Safety response team also monitors emerging local and national issues related to health and safety that may have an impact on the PCC community.