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.

New news website!

Dear friends, Street Roots is pleased to announce our new News website just launched at

Take a moment and check out Street Roots' new online home.

Many humble thanks to OMBU Web for their excellent and hard work on this site!

Our Friends Speak About Street Roots

Street Roots' direct service to Portland’s homeless population and their advocacy on some of the city’s most crucial social policies makes them an unparalleled leader in our community.

- Liesl Wendt