Street Speech

The Columbus Coalition for the Homeless is dedicated to finding and creating employment solutions for homeless individuals.  Homeless persons have a high unemployment rate due to various barriers.

Street Speech Newspaper

Street Speech: Street Speech is a monthly street newspaper program started by Coalition VISTAs in 2007.  Since then it has grown to a circulation of about 6,000 per  month.  The newspaper employs approximately 40 vendors monthly.  In addition to employment, Street Speech serves an advocacy function, covering issues related to homelessness, poverty, and social justice.  

If you would like to explore being a vendor for STREET SPEECH, would like an annual subscription to the newspaper for $25, or are interested in volunteering, contact us at: or 614-228-1342 to find out the details.