Texas Flood Relief

By: Portlight, 6:02 PM GMT on May 26, 2015


Portlight will be working with our Red Cross partners in Texas to bring relief to those affected by the flooding there.

We will be focusing on helping the disabled community in any way necessary as requested.

If you can help us help other's, please donate today.

Nepal Earthquake Relief entry

We ask you to consider donating what you can to help thos...

Disaster relief

The Right To Be Rescued: Disability Justice in an Age of Disaster

By: Portlight, 3:30 PM GMT on May 21, 2015


Photo: The New York Times

The Right To Be Rescued: Disability Justice in an Age of Disaster

Adrien A. Weibgen

ABSTRACT. This Note explores the legal responsibilities that local governments have toward marginalized communities in a time of crisis and argues that people with disabilities (PWDs) have a “right to be rescued”: a legal right to have their unique needs accoun...

Disaster relief

Updated: 3:31 PM GMT on May 21, 2015

Another Earthquake strikes Nepal

By: Portlight, 1:50 AM GMT on April 29, 2015

Nepal experienced another major earthquake today, magnitude 7.3, with at least 48 people killed and over 1200 injured. Portlight is assisting our brothers and sisters with disabilities by supporting the work of the Spinal Injury and Rehabilitation Center - Nepal, and the Kathmandu Independent Living Center.There is still much work to be done, so we ask that you consider donating to our Portlight-Nepal Earthquake Fund, and please share this post with your...

Disaster relief Earthquake

Updated: 6:33 PM GMT on May 12, 2015

Our innovative partners in Disaster response

By: Portlight, 4:29 PM GMT on April 21, 2015


We are pleased to share some of our partners efforts that are expanding the services and planning for Disasters and how we as communities can better respond.

Born from Disaster, recovers.org

Co-founders Caitria and Morgan created a functional infrastructure for recovery after an EF3 tornado in their hometown of Monson, MA. Read more here.


Disaster relief

Updated: 4:39 PM GMT on April 21, 2015

LIVESTREAM Va. Getting It Right Workshop

By: Portlight, 4:34 PM GMT on January 12, 2015


The Hampton Roads Getting It Right Workshop will be LIVESTREAMED below beginning at 9am EDT.


The Getting It Right Workshop
Hampton Roads, Virginia


Day Two - February, 25 2015

8:00am–9:00 am Breakfast (provided)

9:00am–10:15am Marcie Roth, Office of Disability Integration and Coordination for the ...

Disaster relief

Updated: 2:14 PM GMT on February 25, 2015

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