The Vanguard

Portland State University’s newspaper The Vanguard profiled the women of color zine workshops.

Women of Color Zine Workshops teach participants to express themselves

Tonya Jones started the Women of Color Zine Workshops four years ago to “provide a creative space for women of color in Portland.

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Zinesters Isabel Ortiz Ornelas, Tonya Jones and Vanguard columnist Shilpa Esther Trivedi are all involved in the Women of Color Zine Workshops, which Jones founded. The group meets every Friday at the Women’s Resource Center.

“The workshops cover different topics, such as ‘zines 101,’ writing activities, [sometimes accompanied by] guest speakers,” Jones said. “Overall, it’s really just an opportunity to make new friends and a place to relax and have fun.”

Read the rest: http://psuvanguard.com/arts/zines-give-voice-to-social-justice/

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