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Tony Inglis
Tony is INSP's Content & Editorial Officer.

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Big Issue Japan vendor Toshihiko Sakata to his 25-year-old self: “Your future is as deep, vast, and full of hidden potential as the Pacific Ocean”

To mark the end of INSP’s 25th anniversary year, we have been asking vendors across the street paper network to write a letter to their 25-year-old self. This is the final instalment in the #VendorLetters series, and features veteran Big issue Japan vendor Toshihiko Sakata writing lyrically about his life.

Trott-war’s German Conversation Circle participants practice their German to contribute to INSP’s #VendorLetters series

To mark the end of INSP’s 25th anniversary year, we have been asking vendors across the street paper network to write a letter to their 25-year-old self. Trott-war vendors came out in their numbers to contribute to this instalment of the #VendorLetters series.

#VendorLetters: Street Roots vendors are philosophical about when they were 25

To mark the end of INSP’s 25th anniversary year, we have been asking vendors across the street paper network to write a letter to their 25-year-old self. Today’s instalment features Street Roots vendors Nettie and Mark.

#VendorLetters: “My 25-year-old self would probably punch me in the face”

To mark the end of INSP’s 25th anniversary year, we have been asking vendors across the street paper network to write a letter to their 25-year-old self. Six Nový Prostor vendors imagine waking up as a 25-year-old again.

Hus Forbi vendor Dirk: “I’m not the right person to give any advice to young people”

To mark the end of INSP’s 25th anniversary year, we have been asking vendors across the street paper network to write a letter to their 25-year-old self. Hus Forbi vendor Dirk talks through how Danish politics and society shaped his life.

When a street paper ceases printing…for the right reasons

Megafon, the street paper of Bergen, Norway, has been going since 2007 but, this festive season, its annual Christmas book will be its last edition. However, Megafon’s closure is an example of the stellar work it has done rising to the challenge of addressing homelessness and poverty, to the point that it is no longer needed as an alternative income source for the city’s poorest people.

StreetWise vendors give their 25-year-old selves a pep talk for INSP’s #VendorLetters series

To mark the end of INSP’s 25th anniversary year, we have been asking vendors across the street paper network to write a letter to their 25-year-old self. Today, we hear from three StreetWise vendors.

Shedia vendor Maria to her 25-year-old self: “I want to tell you that life is in front of you and that you can achieve whatever you choose”

To mark the end of INSP’s 25th anniversary year, we have been asking vendors across the street paper network to write a letter to their 25-year-old self. Shedia vendors Leonidas and Maria still have a fondness for the people they were at 25.

US street papers collaborate with non-profit Law@theMargins on series centring voices from the homeless community

Four US street papers have collaborated on ‘The Right to a Home’ series with non-profit media organisation Law@theMargins and its Community Based News Room project. The stories produced amplify voices from within the homeless community, exploring how homelessness is being addressed at a local level across the country.

#VendorLetters: Four diverse Real Change vendors write to their 25-year-old selves

To mark the end of INSP’s 25th anniversary year, we have been asking vendors across the street paper network to write a letter to their 25-year-old self. In this instalment, four Real Change vendors write about life at 25.

#VendorLetters: Straßenkreuzer’s Steve, speaking up for fellow vendors

To mark the end of INSP’s 25th anniversary year, we have been asking vendors across the street paper network to write a letter to their 25-year-old self. Straßenkreuzer vendor Steve reckons his 25-year-old self would be proud of the person he has become.

#VendorLetters: Mi Valedor vendor gets poetic writing to his 25-year-old self

To mark the end of INSP’s 25th anniversary year, we have been asking vendors across the street paper network to write a letter to their 25-year-old self. Four Mi Valedor vendors contributed to the #VendorLetters series, one of which chose to write something more poetic.