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.

Rachel Langford

Rachel Langford
Position: 
Board Chair
Relationship to Street Roots: 

Rachel has a background in community organizing and advocacy on housing, health and education issues. Currently, she is the Associate Director of Education Systems Alignment for Home Forward, where she provides leadership, policy and program development  focused on supporting the success of children and parents in Home Forward housing programs. 

Our Friends Speak About Street Roots

Street Roots helps people reach their individual potential while giving them the sense of belonging and personal self worth.  What a gift this organization is to our community.

- Mary Edmeades, Vice President, Albina Community Bank