The Department of Homeland Security (DHS or Department) will use this Threads account for external relations (communications/outreach/public dialogue), to make information and services widely available to the general public, and promote transparency and accountability. DHS Office of Public Affairs (OPA) serves as the executive agent for the DHS Threads account and controls who at the Department has access to make changes to the account.
Government and industry partners promote the “Be Your REAL ID Self” Public Awareness Campaign as part of integrated efforts to improve the security of our homeland. Achieving REAL ID readiness is a collective effort between federal, state and local governments, as well as industry partners. Partners are crucial in driving awareness, education and adoption of REAL ID by their customers and constituents.
The “Be Your REAL ID Self” campaign offers a Social Media Toolkit with content that can be leveraged on social channels to drive awareness and action for REAL ID in advance of the May 7, 2025 enforcement deadline.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS or Department) will use SurveyMonkey to create online surveys for external relations (communications/outreach/public dialogue). DHS will also use SurveyMonkey to meet a mandate by the Federal CIO to provide customer satisfaction surveys on public-facing websites. DHS Office of Public Affairs (OPA) serves as the executive agent for the department’s use of SurveyMonkey and controls who at the Department has access to use the service.
The SMEM Guidance Tool will increase first responder and emergency managers’ ability to deliver messages to the public before, during, and after an incident.
The SMEM Guidance Tool is a free, online tool that provides users with a simple, step-by-step line of questioning to create plans to improve their organization’s SMEM operations.