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.

Kayla Jones

Kayla Jones
Position: 
Administrative Assistant
Relationship to Street Roots: 
Kayla Jones joined Street Roots as the administrative assistant in September of 2018. She grew up in Warm Springs, Oregon as a part of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. One day she aspires to open up her own non-profit to help indigenous peoples experiencing addictions and homelessness. On her spare time she enjoys being out in nature, writing poetry, and meditating. kayla (at) streetroots (dot) org

Our Friends Speak About Street Roots

I firmly believe that Street Roots was largely responsible for keeping the fate of inmate moms and their children on the minds of Oregonians. Because of Street Roots' in-depth reporting and tireless advocacy, the Oregon legislature overturned the Dept. of Corrections' decision to de-fund the Family Preservation Project at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville. Thanks to Street Roots, the Family Preservation Project is alive and well today helping inmate moms build healthy bonds with their children

- Brian Lindstrom, Filmmaker