This is a community for the people who make Speak Up happen.

Writers & Vendors

  • Who write the magazine and give a voice to the voiceless.

  • Who distribute magazine and subscriptions and earn money to escape the streets.

Volunteers & Donors

  • Who hand out Pursuit Packs and spark opportunity on the streets.

  • Who use their personal networks and social capital to help vendors succeed.

  • Who make inspired donations to empower opportunity for those in need


Matt Shaw
Author of the newsletter Dear Americans and founding editor of Speak Up Mag (by homeless writers).
Speak Up
Opportunity for those on the streets.