Saturday, May 17, 2008
Directory Action goes online!
Last year I designed and hand printed a letterpress-and-rubberstamp cover for the newest incarnation of Directory Action, a Pittsburgh grassroots resource guide. This month the guide went online!
Directory Action is particularly close to my heart. When I first came to Pittsburgh, it seemed like everyone I knew had copies of this amazing organizing and informational tool sitting by their phones... kind of a social justice Yellow Pages in a zine format. It meant a lot to me when friends asked me to do the new covers last fall. Jude Vachon set up DA's online presence - she's also responsible for organizing the similarly indispensable Be Well! guide to health care for the uninsured - another amazing resource zine with an online presence, and another reason I've handed my heart over to this city...