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

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