$41K grant to help fund CISM training for Carlsbad Fire Department

The Carlsbad Fire Department received a $41,135 grant through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, an application inspired by the efforts of a local grassroots organization. The funds will allow personnel at the department to undertake Critical Incident Stress Management training to address behavioral, mental, emotional trauma from repeated exposure to tragic and stressful situations.

Permian Counts makes final push

The U.S. Census Bureau recently announced it would be adjusting the response deadline for the 2020 Census to September 30, 2020. In response to this change in deadline, the Permian Strategic Partnership is making a final push to maximize participation across the Permian Basin through its educational campaign, The Permian Counts.