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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How an elite group conspired against the American dream

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 07:00
Helen Hill BOOK REVIEW | “Homewreckers: How a Gang of Wall Street Kingpins, Hedge Fund Magnates, Crooked Banks and Vulture Capitalists Suckered Millions Out of Their Homes and Demolished the American Dream” by Aaron Glantz

Grand Ronde Tribal member channels his alter ego into a new play

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 05:00
Danielle Frost Anthony Hudson’s full-length production, ‘Looking for Tiger Lily,’ follows this quest to find validation as a Native artist and be at peace with a complex identity

Street Roots vendor profile: A storyteller and a people person

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 04:00
Robin Havenick Having been in their shoes, Gary volunteers with organizations that help people experiencing homelessness

William J. Barber II calls for a moral America

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 03:00
Christen McCurdy The pastor and social-justice activist who renewed the Poor People’s Campaign is coming to Portland to talk about a ‘moral revival’


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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