Power Amidst Renewal: Foundation Support for Sustaining Advocacy after Disasters


2010 report published by the Alliance for Justice in partnership with Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation and Foundation for the MidSouth.

In 2007, Alliance for Justice commissioned the writing of Power Amidst Chaos: Foundation Support for Advocacy Related to Disasters to illustrate the importance of advocacy by the nonprofit sector to ensure that recovery after a disaster is equitable and effective.

Five years after the crisis and three years after the first report, we revisit the Gulf Coast to assess the landscape and see what more we can learn. Specifically, have the principles articulated in Power Amidst Chaos been followed? Has advocacy in all its forms taken its place as an integral
part of the region’s nonprofit “toolkit?”

Read the report here: Power Amidst Renewal