Disability Stakeholder Organizations Commemorate Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary
Washington, DC - The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) and Portlight Strategies (Portlight), national disability stakeholder organizations, today issued the following statement commemorating the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina:
Ten years ago Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, taking hundreds of lives,...
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A new project of Portlight, utilizing both amateur photography and professional photojournalism to document the failures of non-inclusive disaster planning and its effects.
Portlight works in the immediate after math of disasters to provide durable medical equipment and shelter accessibility tools. We work with the community to identify those needs.
Our conference and workshops bring together people with disabilities and representatives from the emergency community to build relationships and create solutions.