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.

Alex Gillow-Wiles

Position: 
Vendor Program Staff
Relationship to Street Roots: 

After a year toiling as a lowly but fully appreciated MSW intern, Alex has metamorphosed into a majestic staff member. Come by on Sundays and reference this bio for a free joke.

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