Elizabeth Doerr

Elizabeth Doerr

Elizabeth Doerr is a Portland, Oregon-based freelance writer who focuses on social justice, resiliency, education, and parenting. Her work has appeared in Portland Monthly, Baltimore City Paper, and Scalawag Magazine.

photo: Tsunami evacuation route sign in Washington State.

How Portland’s Earthquake Preppers Are Planning for the Worst

To survive the “Really Big One,” some neighbors in the Oregon city are organizing block parties that promote emergency preparedness.