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p:ear youth publish “The Oldtown Street Zine”

Pear - Creatively Mentoring Homeless Youth

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, and volunteers of p:ear mentor. Found poems, drawing and paintings were included out of respect for their merit.

Copies are for sale the Portland Zine Symposium or by contacting