I had the pleasure of spending a recent morning with the youths at p:ear. p:ear provides a unique environment in downtown Portland for homeless youth to explore the arts and other educational programs. I was leading a photography workshop and the enthusiasm shown by the youth was very inspiring. They brought their full energy and it showed me just what these young people can do.
I wonder what is possible if they were provided a safe environment to live versus having to worry about where they will sleep tonight and whether they are going to be robbed or worse. I get the sense they would surprise us and become an asset to society. Right now we are ignoring some very bright assets.
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Yo yo yo! You look so gangsta M Fkr. You Trying to copy the real O G white boy? V
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Wonderful thing you’re doing here Andy
I always enjoy your posts about local non-profits, and the pictures in this post are SO full of life. Love them!
Hi Evelyn, working with these youths was so much fun and as you note they have so much positive energy. I just wonder what they could achieve if there are given a proper chance?
Hi Andy, Kudus to you in what you are doing!!! Barbara
Thank you Barbara, I hope you are doing well!