PHLUSH Chapters

The need for public restrooms and sanitation are not limited to one geographical area. After all, we ALL have to go! Although we were founded in the Pacific Northwest, our partnerships and work extend across the United States and around the world.

 

PHLUSH is happy to support the efforts of advocates across the country and globe. If you are interested in partnering with us or starting a formal chapter of PHLUSH, please inquire at our Contact page.

CincyPHLUSH

As of 2021, we have officially welcomed a chapter of PHLUSH in Cincinnati, Ohio: CincyPHLUSH!

In Cincinnati, one public restroom (a Portland Loo) is located at Smale Riverfront Park. CincyPHLUSH is working to increase the number of restrooms available to all, using the principles outlined in PHLUSH's Public Toilet Advocacy Toolkit. Check it out! 

 

cincy.phlush.org 


A Recap of the U.S. WASH Convening: Part I

In early May, Ashley and Genevieve traveled cross-country for a whirlwind week in Washington DC at the inaugural United States WASH (Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene) Convening! We’d like to thank our friends at DigDeep and Water For People for putting this incredible conference together, including funding for travel and lodging…

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The Importance of Inclusive Restroom Signage

Professional photographer Mark Chester did not intentionally find the issue of inclusivity in restroom access - the issue found him. Chester began photographing restroom signs 12 years ago. In conducting this work, Chester began pondering the relationship between signage and inclusivity. What he found is that the barriers to equitable…

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Tips for Creating a Successful Family Emergency Plan

  The scariest thing about natural disasters is that they can happen out of nowhere so you need to be prepared. Does your family know what to do if a tornado, hurricane, or wildfire erupts around your home? In addition to creating an emergency response kit, an emergency plan is…

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