Vendor Spotlight: Robert (One Step Away - USA)
Robert Herring doesn’t look much like your typical homeless person. Indeed, looking at his curriculum vitae, you’d probably equate him to being a middle-income, blue collared American. A determined man, he says he will beat homelessness and is using ...
Vendor Spotlight: Noel (Ireland’s Big Issue)
Once in a while there’s a quiet hero operating in your midst, you may not instantly recognise them as a hero but they are out there. Jennifer May was recently blessed to encounter one of these heroes – Ireland’s Big Issue se...
More than just a vendor
Selling a street paper is everything but an easy job:” I’ve been flipped off, told off, sworn at and even had stuff thrown at me,” says Douglas Lawrence, vendor of Nashville street paper The Contributor. That’s the reason he ...
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During International Street Paper Vendor Week
from 4-10 February 2013, take part in our international programme
of events and activities to celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit of
street paper vendors, and challenge perceptions of poverty and
homelessness. At any one time, there are more than 14,000 vendors
selling over 100 different street newspaper and magazines titles in
40 countries. They are inspiring people. Join the conversation on