Sabin: Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Lisa Loving photo Neighbors help neighbors. Across the country and around the world neighbors have helped neighbors in all kinds of situations and disasters,...

Emergency Planning: The Rule of Three

By Amy Gard, Team Leader, Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET) for Concordia/Vernon/ Woodlawn If you do a google search for "rule of three," you'll find it shows up in everything from mathematics to Wicca. In the...
Keith Jones at cycling event

NECN Board Spotlight: Keith Jones

Hey! Neighbor chatted with Keith Jones about his work on the Green Loop, the groundbreaking partnership the Lloyd Neighborhood has forged with Right 2 Dream Too, and how it all could improve the city’s resilience in a natural disaster.

Emergency Planning: First Things First

by Tom Philliips, Woodlawn/Vernon/Concordia Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET) Preparing for a potential emergency situation can seem overwhelming but it does not have to be.  If we knew a large scale emergency situation was going to...

Northeast Prepares for The Big One

By Ben Weber, Woodlawn Neighborhood resident and Assistance Team Leader for the Concordia-Vernon-Woodlawn Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET).  Are you prepared for a major natural disaster in Portland? Ever since an infamous New Yorker article in...

Portland “NETs” Help You Prepare for Disaster

For 18 years, from the time I moved to the Pacific Northwest in 1997 until July 2015, I did not give a moment’s thought to the potential of a natural disaster happening to me,...

Q&A: Commissioner Mingus Mapps

On his agenda: Housing, public safety and protecting Bull Run from climate change By Lisa Loving, NECN As Portland grapples with historic crises -- from...

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