Disability Stakeholder Organizations Commemorate Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary

By: Portlight, 5:46 PM GMT on August 26, 2015



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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 ...

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Updated: 6:27 PM GMT on August 26, 2015

Saipan/Mariana's Typhoon Relief Effort

By: Portlight, 9:55 PM GMT on August 06, 2015



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President Declares Disaster for Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands

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Release date: AUGUST 6, 2015
Release Number: HQ-15-056

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands and ordered federal ...

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Updated: 11:52 PM GMT on August 06, 2015

Portlight Strategies and FEMA Partnership

By: Portlight, 2:55 PM GMT on August 03, 2015



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Portlight Chairman Paul Timmons, aka "presslord" along with Marcie Roth at FEMA Headquarters,Washington D.C. last Thursday July 30th.

The Arlington Getting it Right Conference was held Friday and was a great success. The speakers were great and the day was a good learning experience for all attending.



The Celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities ...

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Arlington Getting it Right Conference

By: Portlight, 4:01 PM GMT on July 09, 2015



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Arlington Getting It Right Workshop


Join us for a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act! The ADA Legacy Bus Tour will be here with a four-panel display on the history of self-advocacy, courtesy of the Museum of disability History.

This workshop will provide tools and information to emergency managers, disability organizations and stakeholders wh...

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Updated: 4:16 PM GMT on July 09, 2015

Relief effort for Wimberley, Texas flood victims

By: Portlight, 2:22 PM GMT on June 24, 2015



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The following is a local Relief effort in Texas for families affected by the recent flooding.

We at Portlight hope you and others will support this worthy cause.

It was brought to our attention by wunderblogger "OldLeatherneck," J. Mark Ahlstedt from Kerrville, TX.

Artist Helping Wimberley

The recent severe flooding in Wimberley was a shock to everyone. It was even more of a ...

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Updated: 7:39 PM GMT on June 24, 2015

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