When June’s husband died five years ago, she struggled to cope. Soon she was in a lot of debt and worried about losing her home. Thanks to selling The Big Issue, she has worked her way out of trouble.
New report by EU homelessness organisation Feantsa shows homelessness and housing exclusion on the rise across Europe – except in Finland.
Sheila has lost many things in her life, but never her creativity or her desire to make a difference. Through art, poetry and activism, she uses her experience with homelessness to educate the public and advocate for others in her position.
As the number of people sleeping rough in England has grown, antiquated laws see homeless people criminalised for simply existing.
As the global war against truth rages, the Alternative journalism vs. ‘alternative facts’ event on 30 March will explore how alternative forms of journalism can lead the fight against fake news.
Vickie is currently homeless and battling cancer for the second time. She sells The Contributor to provide for her family.
Popular Glasgow vendor Daniel Collins has turned his Glasgow wit and wisdom into a poem that contributes to a nationwide discussion on land and housing.
In January, INSP was delighted to report on the incredible story of Raven Canon, an activist in Colorado Springs who launched brand new street paper The Springs Echo, whilst sleeping rough. A little more than a month later, we are saddened to be reporting on her death.
Roger Meier used to work in construction: he helped renovate the concrete walls of the Mühleberg nuclear power plant and once plastered a concrete dam. Now he sells Surprise at the Bärenplatz in Bern.
A year and a half after he first spoke to street papers, the Holy Father met Scarp de’ tenis vendor Antonio Mininni and the paper’s editor Stefano Lampertico.
Frances wanted to become a university lecturer in her home country of Nigeria, but she was forced to leave. After arriving in Austria, she began selling Augustin to support herself. Now in the second year of her Master’s degree in Sociology, she sells the paper as often as her studies allow.
Participants about to set off on international placement scheme to strengthen street papers and share ideas.