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Visiting Seattle!

From Art Coordinator Will: On July 11th the p:ear art program got the chance to spend the day in Seattle. This trip started with youth and staff meeting at p:ear at 7:30 am, loading a north bound Amtrak train and getting back to p:ear at…

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Pear - Creatively Mentoring Homeless Youth

p:ear youth publish “The Oldtown Street Zine”

p:ear is releasing the “The Oldtown Street Zine,” a journal of street kid and homeless youth perspective at the Portland Zine Symposium Saturday, July 9th. Most works were submitted in person by the artist. Others evolved over a period of weeks, the collaborative effort of multiple youth, staff,…

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Pear - Creatively Mentoring Homeless Youth

Inside and out

Prospect PDX spent time interviewing youth and staff about what happens inside and outside of p:ear’s walls.  Youth spoke about their experiences with homelessness and p:ear’s mentoring work.