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March 2022 |

Skagit County in Washington state was hit by severe weather starting in November 2021, leaving many agricultural producers and workers deeply impacted by the storm and flood damage. The county’s sizable migrant farmworker and undocumented populations were hit particularly hard due to their...

Farming tractor on a flooded road in Washington state.
December 9, 2021
9:30am to 11:00pm
PST

Increasing impacts from climate change are testing the resiliency of Native peoples and cultures throughout the West. This is the second session of the two-part series, focusing on climate risks and impacts facing Tribal communities. Learn how philanthropy can be good partners with Tribal communities and territories in addressing climate resilience. Gain tools to amplify and scale Indigenous practices to address complex environmental crises.

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November 16, 2021
12:00pm to 1:30pm
PST

Increasing impacts from climate change are testing the resiliency of Native peoples and cultures throughout the West. As sovereign peoples and nations whose waters and lands are integral to their traditions, livelihoods and well-being, they are ...

October 15, 2021
10:00am to 11:00am
PDT

As many of us across the globe are becoming increasingly aware of the ever-present effects of climate change, here in the Northwest we are contending with this reality, in the form of wildfires (among other things). This is not new, but they are becoming more and more prevalent across our...

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October 14, 2021
11:00am to 12:00pm
PDT

Every week, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) reports on numerous floods, fires and other climate-related disasters around the world. Not only are disasters increasing, but it is also clear that climate change is a major contributing...

August 12, 2021
11:00am to 12:30pm
PDT

It is often said, “Disasters begin and end locally.” After the major news media, national nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and large funders go home, it is the local community that will be coordinating the years of recovery still to come.

One tool used for this work is the often...

Center for Disaster Philanthropy_People building infrastructure
May 2019 |

In an area with great natural beauty and land resources like the Pacific Northwest, it’s important to preserve the landscapes that make it special. That’s the idea behind the Pacific Northwest Resilient Landscapes Initiative, a new partnership between the Idaho Community Foundation, Oregon Community Foundation, Seattle Foundation and the Land Trust Alliance. The initiative is launched with the support of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and will permanently protect thousands of acres of natural lands in Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

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