Comics journalist extraordinaire and occasional Portlander Joe Sacco returns to Words & Pictures with a project unlike any other. The Great War is a 24-foot long panorama depicting the first day of the Battle of the Somme, July 1, 1916. 37:53 minutes (15.18 MB)
New Avenues INK is part of New Avenues for Youth's Social Purpose Enterprise Initiative (SPEI), which was launched in 2011 as an innovative approach to generating social value and long term self-sufficiency for at risk populations by operating a portfolio of businesses that offer employment opportunities, skills training through specialized modules and, in the future, a business incubator for youth entrepreneurship.
New Avenues has increased capacity and today with the support of our community, owns and operates two Ben & Jerry’s PartnerShops and New Avenues INK.
Owen does an interview with Scott and Eddie, two of the employees of New Avenues INK, where we learn about the shop, and the process of screenpriniting.
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