INSP North America

The International Network of Street Papers North America is a bureau of the International Network of Street Papers (INSP).

INSP North America, based in Seattle, Washington, exists to support new and existing street papers in Canada, Mexico and the United States in strategic alignment with INSP as a whole.

INSP North America works to maintain a strong and supportive regional bureau that supports the effectiveness of street papers throughout North America, and worldwide. The bureau works to provide increased learning opportunities for street papers through peer-to-peer relationships, technical assistance, and ongoing capacity building projects.


To increase the impact and sustainability of North American street papers, and the global street paper network to alleviate poverty and homelessness.


To support INSP North America with a one-time or recurring donation, click here.


For enquiries about INSP North America, contact Israel Bayer (details below).


About Israel

Israel Bayer is the Director of INSP North America. He is the Former Executive Director of Street Roots in Portland, Oregon, USA. Israel has also worked for Real Change in Seattle, Washington, USA. Israel is an award-winning journalist and housing advocate.

You can contact Israel at

Twitter: @IsraelBayer