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Vendor spotlight: Paul Ortiz (Street Roots, Portland USA)
Vendor Spotlight: Paul Ortiz (Street Roots, Portland USA)

Paul Ortiz has put a past of drugs and crime behind him and now earns a living selling Street Roots on the sidewalks of Portland. Being a street paper vendor not only provides an income for Paul, it has also inspired him to attend writing classes org...

Vendor Spotlight: Horacio, Hecho en Buenos AiresHencho en BAs_Horacio

South American street paper Hecho en Buenos Aires spoke to its vendor Horacio about his time at the street paper and what he loves about his work. He said: “I like it because the street has its charms, people always come up a...


Vendor Spotlight: Eileen B (The Contributor)The Contributor_Vendor Spotlight Eileen B

Eileen B. spent much of her early life as a dedicated secretary in abusive relationships. Today, Eileen says she is much happier selling a street paper and taking care of her dog and two cats in her apartment. ...


Vendor Spotlight: Nadine Gartmann (Surprise)Surprise_Vendor Spotlight: Nadine Gartmann (Surprise)

Singing in the Surprise Street Choir makes Nadine Gartmann (52) happy. Surprise is a Swiss street paper which also exists as a choir for its vendors and those in social distress. Nadine lives in a house with her sister, mothe...


Vendor Spotlight: Henrieese Roberts (Street Sense)Vendor Spotlight: Henrieese Roberts (Street Sense)

Henrieese Roberts is a vendor for American street paper Street Sense, selling the magazine on the streets of Annapolis, Maryland. She also happens to be a fierce advocate of HIV/AIDS awareness and policy reform. Training as a...


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