“I miss my family and my country. Scarp is all I have,” says Scarp de’ tenis vendor Said. He sells the street paper in Venice, Italy.
In 2014, American artist Willie Baronet drove from New York to Seattle buying the signs homeless people use to panhandle in what has become an ongoing art project. He spoke to INSP’s Seattle member Real Change about breaking down barriers and stereotypes with ‘We Are All Homeless’.
Learn what happened when street paper delegates visited 1811 Eastlake, an innovative and somewhat controversial Housing First program running in Seattle.
“This isn’t just about washing clothes, it’s a catalyst for conversation,” says the co-founder of Orange Sky Laundry about Australia’s first mobile laundry service for the homeless, in an interview with INSP.
UPDATE: We’re happy to report that this project has been fully funded. A Washington DC street paper is tapping into the creativity and sales experience of its vendors to help them start their own digital […]
As INSP’s #VendorWeek continues around the world, a ground-breaking new project is on the verge of launching in Mexico City. Mi Valedor is the world’s newest street paper.
During Brandon Finn’s punishing 400km run from Johannesburg to Hattingspruit in the South African province of Kwazulu-Natal, the first hour on day eight was the toughest. His lungs burned with each breath, his legs felt like lead […]
A Harvard University student believes crowdfunding could be an answer to helping homeless people in Boston find housing and employment. Inspired by his year volunteering at the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter, pre-med student Showly Nicholson […]
A dollar-a-slice pizza shop in Philadelphia has encouraged its customers to give over 9,000 free slices of pizza to the homeless. Rosa’s Fresh Pizza owner, Mason Wartman, started up a Pay It Forward scheme in […]