Desperate to Get Clean

Maybe you have gone camping? At the end of a weekend in the outdoors without the comforts of civilization, you may have found that the best part about returning home is the chance to shower and to sleep. In the wilderness, there are no showers. (Except for waterfalls and rain.) That is why God gave …

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Speak Up Won!

JUST ANNOUNCED: SPEAK UP WON! A few hours ago in Glasgow, Scotland, at the annual International Network of Street Papers Summit, Speak Up was announced as the winner of the award for “Best Vendor Contribution.” We are so proud of writer Vince for sharing this intimate and authentic portrait of his life on the streets. This …

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Speak Up Won 2nd Place!

It was a terrific opportunity: sixty applicants were narrowed down to a final ten who presented to a live audience of 400 in the Bank of America Auditorium. The judges picked Speak Up for 2nd place and $10,000! This is an important vote of public confidence for Speak Up our innovative approach to solving homelessness. …

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More Than a Magazine

As I conclude the second week of my internship here at Speak Up, I have really begun to get into the groove of things and am becoming familiar with many new faces. The environment here at Speak Up, and in Area 15 in general, is like one big loving family. The vibe at Speak Up …

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