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Pear - Creatively Mentoring Homeless Youth

We envision a place

where we can express without judgment. Where we share a warm cup of coffee. Where there is someone who listens. Where we celebrate commonalities and experience community. We envision a place where we are inspired to learn, to grow, to transform. That place is p:ear. p:ear needs you. Please consider a gift this holiday season.

Pear - Creatively Mentoring Homeless Youth

Life Lessons from p:ear

Mutt Industries stopped by p:ear to talk chat with youth. Here’s the video they made about their visit. Life Lessons from p:ear

Pear - Creatively Mentoring Homeless Youth

Understanding the experience of place for Portland’s homeless youth

In Winter and Spring 2013, a team of five Portland State University (PSU) students mentored by Greg Townley, an Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department at PSU, recruited 28 youth at p:ear to participate in a three-part research experience consisting of: 1) participatory mapping exercises…

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