Before the Fire

Fire Adapted Communities -
Before the Fire.

A free, online course that enables individuals and communities to better prepare, respond, and recover from wildfires.

About Fire Adapted Communities -
Before the Fire.

The Latino Environmental Justice HUB, in partnership with Washington Fire Adapted Communities Network, presents a free fiveweek online course to increase awareness and community engagement on wildfire adaptation and learn from communities that traditionally have been overlooked in the state of Washington.

The course plans to:

  • Provide resources to live better with wildfires.
  • Strengthen leadership skills.
  • Advocate for equitable solutions.

Course focus and structure.

The focus of this course is to provide all the information and tools necessary for you and your family to be prepared in the event of a wildfire. Each of the modules will have supporting materials and complementary information to support you in your learning process.

The course is structured around five weeks:

Week 1: Wildfires and our communities.
Week 2: Fire adapted communities.

Week 3: Evacuations.

Week 4: Smoke ready communities.

Week 5: Adapting your home and landscape.


Please register through this form.