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Join the National Heritage Responders (NHR)

How can I become a responder?

In addition to the core requirements, we consider geographic location and specialty when onboarding new responders.

Our Upcoming Trainings 

2022: We closed applications for the Los Angeles NHR training cycle on December 15, 2021.

Cyclical Onboarding 

  • Already complete a training? Access the exam by emailing
  • We will place those who pass the exam in a pool of eligible members. 
  • Each May, we identify any gaps (geographic, expertise, etc...) on the team and onboard eligible members who will contribute to the team's diversity.