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

Pear - Creatively Mentoring Homeless Youth

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 challenges facing Oregon women today?

Read the full article at Portland Monthly or in the March 2016 issue on newsstands now.