Tzu Chi USA Partners with Listos California for End-of-the-Season Family Safety Expo

National Headquarters  |  November 14, 2023

Tzu Chi USA Partners with Listos California for End-of-the-Season Family Safety Expo:
Empowering Communities through Disaster Preparedness and Safety Awareness

Press Release

SAN DIMAS, CA, November 14, 2023Tzu Chi USA, a leading humanitarian organization also known as the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation, is delighted to announce its collaboration with LIistos California for the upcoming End-of-the-Season Family Safety Expo, scheduled for November 19, 2023, at the Culture Center of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in El Monte, CA. This event is specifically designed to enhance public awareness and preparedness for emergency situations, fostering a safer community environment.

Event Highlights:

  • Disaster Preparedness Tips & Resources: Receive valuable insights on combating emergency disasters, including natural occurrences like earthquakes, floods, wildfires, and human-made crises such as gun violence.

  • Emergency Kit Preparedness Program: Learn essential steps to prepare an emergency kit for your home, workplace, and local community.

  • Anti-Racism Awareness and Prevention Training: Participate in a program dedicated to raising awareness about anti-racism and preventing discrimination within communities.

  • Hands-Only CPR Training: Acquire life-saving skills through hands-only (meaning no mouth-to-mouth contact) CPR training sessions conducted by certified professionals. Certificates are not offered at this time.

  • Fraud Prevention Workshop: Gain knowledge on recognizing and preventing fraud in various aspects of life.

  • Real Estate Fraud/Elder & Financial Abuse Workshop: Understand the nuances of real estate fraud, elder abuse, and financial exploitation to protect yourself and your loved ones.

  • HOA/Earthquake Insurance Workshop: Explore the importance of homeowners’ association (HOA) considerations and earthquake insurance to safeguard your property.

  • Healthy & Vegetarian Food Workshop: Embrace a healthier lifestyle with insights into vegetarian and nutritious food choices.

  • Q&A Gift Giveaway: Engage with speakers and presenters during Q&A sessions for a chance to win exciting prizes.

  • Complimentary vegetarian lunch will be provided to all attendees.

Event Details:

  • Date: November 19, 2023

  • Time: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

  • Venue: Culture Center of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, 9443 Telstar Ave., El Monte, CA 91731

  • Admission: Free and open to the public

  • Complimentary vegetarian lunch is provided.

For more information and to register for the event, please visit

For media inquiries and interview requests, please contact:

Anik Ghose
[email protected]

About Tzu Chi USA

The Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation is a global non-profit humanitarian organization founded in 1966 by a Buddhist nun named Dharma Master Cheng Yen. Its missions of medicine, charity, education, and humanistic culture have brought relief to 128 countries and counting. In 1989, Tzu Chi USA was established and now has 63 offices across the US. The heart of Tzu Chi is embedded in its name: in Chinese, “tzu” means compassion and “chi,” relief.

About the LISTOS California

Listos California engages a statewide network of community-based organizations, Tribal Governments, and Community Emergency Response Teams across the state to boost resiliency, provide accessible in-language information and advance a new culture of disaster preparedness. Anchored at the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) since 2019, Listos California has succeeded in reaching millions of Californians who otherwise wouldn’t have access to lifesaving emergency preparedness information. Providing tools to help vulnerable Californians not only survive, but also thrive post-disaster, is what makes Listos California so vital.

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