StreetWise publishes a weekly magazine that we sell to our authorized vendors for $0.90, who in turn sell the magazine to the public for $2.00, earning $1.10 (plus tips) on the sale of each magazine. They’re in business for themselves, emerging entrepreneurs who are building a business to meet their basic needs and provide for themselves and families.
NEW VENDOR ORIENTATION EVERY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY AT 10:00 A.M. AT 4554 N. BROADWAY, SUITE 350
StreetWise magazine is an award winning publication that is socially conscious and Chicago-centric. It raises awareness on the impact of poverty and homelessness in Chicago, across the nation, and around the world. StreetWise is among the largest “street papers” in the United States and serves as a model for street papers across North America. The editorial staff work hard to provide intriguing articles about today’s important issues as well as entertaining articles to enhance the reader’s daily life. By engaging the unemployed and underemployed as vendors, StreetWise is able to personalize the face of Chicago’s poor while, at the same time, providing them with a viable income opportunity.