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      Nový Prostor vendor Josef: “I want to get off the street”

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        Q&A: Denver VOICE photographer Giles Clasen on using images to change perceptions

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        About Us

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        We are a nonprofit and global community dedicated to tackling poverty and homelessness through street papers.

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        What We Do

        What is a Street Paper?

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        Street papers provide people in poverty with an immediate source of income while driving long-term change through journalism and advocacy.

        INSP Awards: Winners Announced

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        Recognising the most innovative journalism, campaigns and services in our network.

        Why Street Papers?

        Changing lives

        The cycle of homelessness is real... walking in that door (of the Big Issue), getting asked your first name and do you want to work? The power in that one sentence did so much for me.

        Vendor Rachel, Big Issue Australia

        Credit: Nicole Reed/Big Issue Australia

        Changing perceptions

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        Street paper journalism is thorough and sharp and grounded in the social change required to end poverty and homelessness in our cities.

        Sean, street paper reader, Vancouver, Canada.

        Changing society

        Street papers shape the cities we love and the values of the world in which we want to live.

        Nikoleta Kosovac, Liceulice, Serbia
        Woman wearing a blue vest and handing out Liceulice street paper in Serbia

        Credit: Liceulice

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