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.

Street Roots Family Breakfast

Street Roots Family Breakfast - Oct 5 2017 at Oregon Convention Center

It’s the most important meal of the year!

Invest in ideas. Underwrite advocacy. Contribute to hope.

Please join us at this year’s Street Roots Family Breakfast, a celebration of our community and its accomplishments.  Your support ensures our hardworking vendors, award-winning journalists, and dedicated staff can continue to break down barriers and create opportunities in building a better Portland for all Portlanders.

Thursday, October 5, 2017
7:30am through 9:00am
Oregon Convention Center *NOTE NEW LOCATION FOR 2017!*

Individual tickets and sponsorships are available at

Contact Sarah Cloud at or 503.228.5657

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