City of La Verne Launches Blackboard Connect to Enhance Emergency Preparedness and Communication
La Verne residents can register their contact information and preferences to receive urgent notifications and important updates
City of La Verne has selected Blackboard Connect, a leading mass notification platform, to facilitate important communication and emergency preparedness.
La Verne implemented Blackboard Connect so city officials can stay connected to residents and efficiently provide them with direction in the event of any disaster. Using Blackboard Connect, officials can record and send an unlimited number of personalized voice messages to home phones, businesses, local agencies and mobile phones in just minutes. The service also sends email, text messages (SMS) to mobile phones and posts on Facebook, RSS feeds and Twitter channels. Messages can also be sent to TTY/TDD devices for people who are hearing impaired.