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!
Hawaii’s per capita homeless rate is the highest of all American states. In the Puuhonua O Waianae camp residents have supported each other to help 200 people transition from canvas tents to permanent housing.
Street Roots vendor Marlon and Spare Change’s Mike are from opposite ends of the USA, but when they met they found common ground – as they both sell street papers.
Selling Spare Change News in Boston gives Gary Brown more than just an income. He’s a veteran, and the street paper has provided him with valuable information to help him move forward in life and into a home.
“We want to be the change agent in people’s lives and propel them forward,” says founder of US’s newest street paper in Lowell, MA.
“Being a vendor was one of the most life-changing events for me,” says Marc D. Goldfinger. He reflects on 23 years as a vendor, writer and editor at Spare Change News.
The Pope, Bond, Naomi Klein, great illustrations… and a blue wolf. It must be November’s street paper covers.
INSP supports more than 100 street papers across the world. Here are a selection of our favourite international covers over the last month…
Spare Change News vendor Birdy used to be a professional dancer with a fine line in the electric slide.
This week, INSP’s #VendorWeek celebrates over 14,000 vendors who sell street papers around the world. Among that number is Algia Benjamin from Boston, who might just be world’s longest-serving street paper vendor. Algia has been […]
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 […]
Massachusetts street paper Spare Change News has joined the fight against a law that could see selling street papers made illegal in some areas of Worcester city, USA. Though the ordinance explicitly prohibits “aggressive begging, […]