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.

Nick Gefroh Vendor Fund

Nick Gefroh

The Nick Gefroh Vendor Fund is made possible through a generous annual contribution from Nick’s family to support vendors experiencing homelessness and poverty at Street Roots. 100% of this fund goes towards supporting Street Roots vendors with supplies that will make them more successful in their work. To contribute directly to this fund visit Street Roots' donation page and select "Nick Gefroh Vendor Fund" under Dedications.

Our Friends Speak About Street Roots

Street Roots is a journalistic gem. I feel lucky to have access to such high caliber investigative reporting with a strong community conscience. Combine the newspaper with Street Roots’ tremendous community organizing presence and the result is an irreplaceable social change resource.

- David Rogers, Executive Director, ACLU of Oregon