Disaster Resilience Learning Network (DRLN)

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Central Oregon

The Disaster Resilience Learning Network (DRLN) is a network of culturally-specific community-based organizations (CBOs) dedicated to creating culturally-rooted healing spaces led by leaders of color and for leaders of color in disaster work. The DRLN was created to help bring together CBOs working with those disproportionately impacted by disasters, especially Latinx and tribal nations of the Pacific Northwest (PNW) communities.

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To advance equitable disaster resilience, for people of color, through healing centered, culturally grounded collaborations and sustainable practices.

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The DRLN is committed to a space for culturally rooted people. The DRLN is committed to equity at the heart of our health, our work, and our resilience.

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  1. To improve and support the health and wellness of BIPOC leaders working in climate and disaster resilience,
  2. To build relationships for leaders of color working in climate and disaster resilience,
  3. To center and bridge the importance of culture into climate and disaster resilience

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The Disaster Resilience Learning Network's members consist of 18 community-based organizations (CBOs) that primarily work with communities of color in disaster work here in Oregon; OHA's Environmental Public Health team; United Way of Columbia-Willamette; and Trauma Informed Oregon.

Membership Directory

  • Rogue Climate
  • The Stronghold: A Culturally Responsive Peer Support Program
  • Southern Oregon LULAC
  • Centro de Servicios Para Campesinos
  • Coalición Fortaleza
  • Catholic Charities of Oregon
  • Interfaith Movement for Immigrant Justice
  • UNETE, Center for Farm Worker Advocacy
  • Familias en Acción
  • Bridging Cultures
  • Next Door Inc.
  • Centro Cultural
  • NARA NW, Inc.
  • Living Islands
  • Raices de Bienestar
  • Beyond Toxics
  • Unite Oregon
  • PCUN

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For more information, please fill out the form below or contact Christy da Rosa (cdarosa@pdx.edu) and/or Jamila Wilson (jamilaw@unitedway-pdx.org).

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