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Response to WW Article

Although p:ear welcomes Willamette Week’s scrutiny of non-profit management (see “Flabby Charities,” by James Pitkin December 22, 2010), this article fails to offer accurate insight and context into the specifics of p:ear’s 2008 fiscal year. In 2008, p:ear closed for several months in preparation for moving into a new…

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Portland Observes Day of Homelessness Awareness

November 16th is Portland’s first Day of Homelessness Awareness. Organized by JOIN and focused on what faith-based organizations are going to end homelessness, the day is meant to provoke action to help Portland’s homeless population. Event organizers are asking participants to forgo a “splurge” (i.e. a coffee…

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The New (Young) Face of Homelessness

In a recently published article, Carol West discusses the growing percentage of homeless youth (ages 18-24). Alongside Seattle and other cities, Portland makes a troubling appearance. Check out these statistics: In Portland, Ore., another magnet for the young and homeless, the young adult segment increased…

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