Portland residents participated in a national day of action today to call attention to the low wages paid to McDonald's workers. KBOO reporters were at the rally in downtown Portland. 1:32 minutes (715.51 KB)
Movie Moles, Jan Haaken and Denise Morris, review Ingmar Bergman's 1973 "Scenes from a Marriage", a film after which saw divorce rates jump when released in Bergman's native Sweden. Picking up somewhat on a theme opened up in their review of "Hope Springs", they interrogate the pitfalls and promises of modern relationships, particularly marriage, and their portrayal in film. 13:15 minutes (12.13 MB)
New Avenues for Youth runs nonprofit businesses that provide employment training opportunities for homeless and at-risk youth. Our social purpose enterprises are a key vehicle for youth to develop the skills needed to obtain permanent employment, access post-secondary opportunities, and build a pathway to long-term success. The enterprises include two Ben & Jerry’s PartnerShops, and a Ben & Jerry’s ice cream catering and cart business.
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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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