Comics for Change: Illustrated Stories from Oregon's Front Lines: Box Set
A woman who started a self-empowered soup kitchen for the homeless. A man who never stopped advocating for the African American community. A group who fights to protect Oregon forests from logging corporations. These stories have one thing in common: they celebrate people who are making Oregon a better place for everyone.
Featuring the stories of these community heroes:
Alex Brown—Defender of Mount Hood
Polo Catalani—immigration attorney
Walter Cole—drag cabaret proprieter
Dan Handelman—Cop Watch
Cheryl Johnson—LNG pipeline opposition
Paul Knauls—African American leader
Ibrahim Mubarak—Right To Dream 2 Homeless Camp
Genny Nelson—Sisters of the Road Cafe
Kathleen Saadat—Oregon Commission on Black Affairs
Wilbur Slockish—Tribal/anti-nuclear advocate
Comics for Change! collects 10 excellent mini-comics in one box set by some of Portland’s best comic writers and illustrators, including:
Writers: Anne Marie DiStefano, Amy Harwood, Lauren Hudgins, Christen McCurdy, and Douglas Wolk
Artists: Ryan Alexander-Tanner, Asher Craw, Hiller Goodspeed, Laura Heit, Jonathan Hill, Hazel Newlevant, Terrance Nowicki, Jesse Reklaw, Natalie Sept, and Khris Soden
Whether you’re a die hard activist or have a new interest in social justice and art, you’ll be inspired to learn more and take action from Know Your City’s Comics for Change!
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