Street Roots

for those who cannot afford free speech

Our Mission

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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Portland part of global tree planting movement

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 02:00
Emily Green Growing local tree canopies can mitigate climate change and make up for lost habitat. Here's how you can join the effort.

PHOTOS: 2019 Street Roots Family Breakfast

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 01:00
Kaia Sand DIRECTOR’S DESK | At this year's annual fundraiser, Street Roots celebrated its 20th anniversary

How your mental health can affect your dog

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 17:22
Bronwyn Orr COMMENTARY | Man’s stressed friend: We often overlook how disregarding the mental lives of our pets can also negatively impact their welfare


Our Friends Speak About Street Roots

Street Roots is a journalistic gem. I feel lucky to have access to such high caliber investigative reporting with a strong community conscience. Combine the newspaper with Street Roots’ tremendous community organizing presence and the result is an irreplaceable social change resource.

- David Rogers, Executive Director, ACLU of Oregon