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Vendor Essay by Dennis Holmes: Why Street Papers Are Important

Wed, Feb 6, 2013

StreetWise hosts a writing workshop for StreetWise participants to learn, practice and strengthen their compositional skills. Every Monday, Volunteer Marcie Bearman leads the workshop, which has grown quite popular. The following essay was written during the workshop in honor of Street Paper Vendor Week 2013.

The paper helps me to help myself. It is a way of helping me support myself financially. It helped me live in an apartment where I could not have afforded to live. It is important for everyone to try to support themselves. The paper is also important because it gives the readers information about the communities and concerns in their own and nearby neighborhoods.

By StreetWise Vendor Dennis Holmes

To learn more about how you can get involved with Street Paper Vendor Week 2013 and the fun digital programs StreetWise is hosting, click HERE.

To learn more about our StreetWise vendors and their unique, individual stories, click HERE

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