Streetvibes sheds light on poverty

By: Megan Lux ~Staff Writer~ Homelessness is a pervasive problem in the United States. In Cincinnati alone, roughly 25,000 people experience homelessness on an annual basis. The two leading factors of homelessness in Cincinnati are loss of income and lack of affordable housing. Streetvibes is an alternative newspaper created by the The Greater Cincinnati Homeless Coalition in order to combat homelessness. The distributors of Streetvibes, who experience homelessness or poverty, buy the newspaper for fifty cents and then sell it at $1.50 to the public. Those who sell the magazine keep the profit that they earn as a source of … Continue reading Streetvibes sheds light on poverty