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.

Sarah Beecroft

Sarah Beecroft
Position: 
Operations Director
Relationship to Street Roots: 

Sarah came to Portland from Seattle, WA where she worked with homeless, mentally ill adults in shelters, housing programs, and as a street outreach case manager. She began volunteering with Street Roots in 2008 after her vendor introduced her to the Rose City Resource Guide and led the volunteer development team that created rosecityresource.org. Sarah is an active member of the Drupal community and advocate for open source technology.

operations (at) streetroots (dot) org

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