Street Roots

for those who cannot afford free speech

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Street Roots creates income opportunities for people experiencing homelessness and poverty by producing a newspaper and other media that are catalysts for individual and social change.

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A man watches a U.S. border patrol helicopter from a fence at the border between Mexico and the United States, in Ciudad Juarez. Reuters/Jose Luis Gonzalez U.S. Border Patrol agent Jesus Garcia looks at a wall of surveillance camera videos from cameras looking at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas. The cameras...

Regular readers of our column will know that Partnership for Safety and Justice often writes about voting and why we think it’s so important. During presidential election years, voter interest is usually high and so is voter turnout. But in mid-term election years, like this year, there is no presidential race to get excited about. Lots of folks...


-Percent of runaway youth served by Multnomah County Runaway Youth Services that are reunited with their families: 85

-Number of passengers PDX received from flights in February: 1,025,571

-Number of flight operations PDX saw in February: 14,877

-Percent of Oregon population that is foreign-born, 2008-2012: 9.8...

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