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.

Nina Lee

Nina Lee, Development Assistant
Development Assistant
Relationship to Street Roots: 
Nina was born and raised in Portland and is so stoked to be serving as the Development Assistant. Prior to joining Street Roots, they studied poetry at PSU. When not in office, Nina enjoys nesting at home with their cat, reading, and running around Oregon's outdoor offerings admiring every flower possible.

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