Understanding student homelessness through comics 6/03/22


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Fri, 06/03/2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Kacy McKinney

When Portland State University instructor Kacy McKinney got the idea to create a series of comics featuring PSU students with lived experiences of homelessness and housing insecurity, her goal was to change the narrative around homelessness. The project—which has blossomed into a 80-page printed comic collection and three gallery showings—has done that and much more.

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