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.

DeVon Pouncey

DeVon Pouncey
Vendor Program Manager
Relationship to Street Roots: 
DeVon began his position as the Vendor Coordinator in July of 2018, and became the Vendor Program Manager in March of 2019. Before becoming a program coordinator, DeVon started his journey with Street Roots as a staff writer with an interest in covering the intersectionality of sports and politics. He has a Bachelor of Arts in General Media from Pacific University. His main interests are family, sports and food.
Devon (at) streetroots (dot) org

Our Friends Speak About Street Roots

Journalism with a social purpose. That’s been the focus of my entire professional career — and it’s why I read and support Street Roots.

- Richard H. Meeker, founder of Willamette Week’s Give!Guide and president of City of Roses Media Company