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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Dec
6
Laynie Roland at the age of 20 in 1982 during basic training at Ft. McClellan in Anniston, Ala. Since training at Ft. McClellan, she's been riddled with illnesses that she believes are the direct result of her exposure to toxic chemicals on the base.

It was the 1970s in Southern California, and a...

Dec
6
Clackamas County Courthouse

A lawsuit alleging widespread corruption in its social service programs has been filed against Clackamas County.

Filed Nov. 17 by Galina Burley, a former human services manager with the county, the lawsuit states that Clackamas County’s Social Services Division improperly made payments from a fund meant...

Dec
6

Portland State University administration is currently forwarding a proposal to create a sworn police force on the PSU campus. Faculty and staff of Portland State University’s School of Social Work, School of Gender, Race and Nations, and many other faculty, students, and staff strongly oppose this proposal to create an armed police force on our campus. We have seen the negative...

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