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Portland Monthly selects p:ear’s Pippa Arend as one of 10 Oregon Women of 2016

Self-described “fervent policy wonk” Andrea Paluso, head of Family Forward Oregon, lobbies for paid parental leave, flexible schedules, and other workplace reforms; p:ear cofounder Pippa Arend helps run a tenacious nonprofit that mentors homeless youth through art, music, and the outdoors. We asked them: What are the big-picture…

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Pear - Creatively Mentoring Homeless Youth

Survival Guide to the Streets of Portland

What would you tell yourself if you found yourself homeless and on the streets? In collaboration with the Independent Publishing Resource Center, p:ear youth screen printed  their phrases and advice onto posters. The show is currently on display at the Central Branch of the Multnomah County Library…

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Pear - Creatively Mentoring Homeless Youth

Till Death Do Us Art: eROI open house & benefit art show for p:ear

The evening will be a joint open house and collaborative art show. The work of local designers will be on display and available for purchase to raise funds for p:ear, a Portland non-profit dedicated to mentoring homeless youth in creative pursuits. Tour the newly renovated…

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