INSP has been celebrating its 25th anniversary all year with events and projects, and sharing stories and memories. With more happening this month and towards the end of the year, INSP spoke to members of the network also celebrating the quarter of a century milestone in 2019 about what has changed and what is to come.
Reflections from the 2019 Global Street Paper Summit by INSP board member, and Real Change founding director, Tim Harris
After attending the 2019 Global Street Paper Summit, INSP board member, and Real Change founding director, Tim Harris offered some reflections on the state of the street paper movement and what we have to look forward to in the future.
Asphalt vendor Sascha talks about his struggles with his mental health, his childhood, his love of movies and his penchant for creating movie themed podcasts. Asphalt is based in Hannover, the city hosting this year’s Global Street Paper Summit.
A group of street paper delegates attending the 2019 Global Street Paper Summit in Hannover were given the opportunity to take a tour of three of the city’s most innovative social projects. INSP tagged along on the visit, and spoke to delegates.
Originally from Romania, Reghina (55) is now an Asphalt vendor in Hannover, the host of this year’s Global Street Paper Summit. Here she speaks about being the subject of discrimination in her home country, moving with her kids to the Czech Republic, and then herself to Germany, and finding a kind of friendship with her customers.
#INSP2019: Hannover town hall exhibitions portray experiences of German homeless community in two very different eras
Ahead of the welcome reception to officially kick off the 2019 Global Street Paper Summit, attending delegates were able to view two fascinating, and contrasting, exhibitions: ‘My Hannover’, a series of street photography taken by the city’s homeless population, and ‘Homelessness during the National Socialist dictatorship’, which provides insight into the plight of the homeless community under the Nazi party.
A group of #INSP2019 delegates were lucky enough to learn about Hannover’s homelessness situation from host street paper, Asphalt, and one of its vendors, Thomas. Delegates visited the Asphalt office, learning about its processes and were given a tour of social spots important to those living on the streets of Hannover.
Today we’re bringing you the first set of Finalists in our Impact categories – for Best Project.
We’re rounding off this week revealing another set of INSP Awards Finalists – the Top 5 images up for Best Photograph.
We’re introducing two brand new awards as part of the INSP Awards 2019 – the first of which is Best Special Edition. Here’s the Top 10 Nominees…
Say cheese…it’s time for us to announce the Best Photograph Nominees for the INSP Awards 2019!
We’re continuing with our 2019 INSP Awards announcements, and today it’s the Top 10 Entries for Best Cultural Feature.
Delegates are heading back to their home countries inspired and motivated by three days of keynotes, panel discussions and break-out sessions with their international colleagues.
With the 2018 Global Street Paper Summit fast approaching, we’re pausing for a moment to look back on the street paper covers that have had us jumping for joy during July.
Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day, but Hannover street paper Asphalt decides to circumvent that perception by holding one off events whenever the date rolls around, to raise awareness of the work its staff and vendors do in the city. We spoke to Asphalt to understand more about why they do this.
As we approach the halfway mark in 2018, take a look back at the covers on sale on the streets of the world this month.
We’re delighted to announce the first set of nominees for the INSP Awards 2018 today, and we’re kicking off with the Top 10 Entries for Best News Feature.
No need to put out a distress call, our round-up of street paper front pages from the last month has landed.
April has showered us with a flow of fantastic front pages, and we’ve splattered the very best onto this month’s covers round-up!
The decorations are packed away, resolutions have been made (and already broken!), and the dieting has begun. This can only mean one thing…a new year – and a new batch of street paper covers – is upon us!
We bid farewell to September by having a look back at the best of the street paper covers from the month.
The 2017 INSP Global Street Paper Summit kicked off on Monday at a welcome reception at Manchester Town Hall. After speeches from Lord Mayor Eddy Newman, INSP Chief Executive Maree Aldam and Chair of The Big Life Group Edna Robinson, we heard from delegates about what they expect from the week ahead.
There’s support from big name stars featured on this month’s covers – but also stark reminders of why street papers are so necessary for homeless people.
INSP scholarships to the Global Street Paper Summit allow emerging street papers to learn from the expertise within the network, and bring new voices to the global conversation.
August’s street paper covers have the Olympic spirit, featuring ‘cuddly lawnmowers’, a homeless wedding, Steven Spielberg, and a cheeky little bit of rickrolling.