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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Andi Zeisler is a co-founder and the creative/editorial director of the Bitch Media group and the magazine Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture. She is the quintessential “bitch” of pop culture...

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Diego Chara grew up in Cali, Colombia, where from the time he could walk he was kicking a soccer ball. He had good company nearby. His father Jesús played soccer, and he knocked the ball around with his two...


-Number of lakes in Oregon: 6,000 (estimated)

-Estimated number of miles of rivers and streams in Oregon: 112,000

-Number of registered campsites in Oregon: 5,900

-Number of state parks in Oregon: 230

-Number of acres that are forested in Oregon: 30 million

-Number of hot springs in Oregon:...

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