Comics for Change! Illustrated Stories From Oregon's Front Lines

 
9780692486832: Comics for Change! Illustrated Stories From Oregon's Front Lines

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, "Polo" Catalani, Walter Cole, Dan Handelman, Cheryl Johnson, Paul Knauls, Ibrahim Mubarak, Genny Nelson, Kathleen Saadat, Wilbur Slockish

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, Douglas Wolk

Artists: Ryan Alexander-Tanner, Asher Craw, Hiller Goodspeed, Laura Heit, Jonathan Hill, Hazel Newlevant, Terrance Nowicki, Jesse Reklaw, Natalie Sept, 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!

"Know Your City provides a valuable service in bringing together artists and activists for its newest project - presenting a living history of those working at the grassroots level. These community heroes have worked for the progressive values Oregon is internationally-known for today." - Sam Adams, Former Mayor, City of Portland

"This ambitious project shines a light on the work of astounding Oregonians who usually work behind the scenes to create real social justice. But it's not just a feel-good collection, the stories are creatively told and exciting to read." - Sarah Mirk, Online Editor, Bitch Magazine

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