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.

Alison Hallett

Alison Hallett
Position: 
Secretary
Relationship to Street Roots: 
Before transitioning to the nonprofit world, Alison spent a decade working in journalism as a writer and editor, including a five-year stint as Arts Editor of the Portland Mercury. She's currently the Director of Marketing & Community Engagement at Portland's Hollywood Theatre.

Our Friends Speak About Street Roots

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