Portland, Oregon, USA
Mentoring Homeless Youth
p:ear mentors Portland Oregon’s homeless youth to affirm personal worth and create healthier lives and communities. Since 2002, p:ear has mentored over 5,200 youth and provided over 320,000 hours of healthy, engaging and nurturing programs. p:ear has identified a strong model for working with homeless youth: assist them to recognize themselves as capable people while providing truly supportive relationships and opportunities for growth while they navigate the personal and difficult journey out of street life. We love these kids.