Become a Magazine Vendor

Vendor A. Allen

The magazine sales program is designed to give individuals the opportunity to work and earn an immediate income.

Vendors buy the weekly magazine for $1.15 and sell it for $3.00 plus tips.



New Vendor Orientation is Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 a.m. 

New vendors get 15 free magazine ($45 value) and a temporary badge.

Come early for coffee and a meal.

StreetWise is located at 2009 S. State (near the Cermak-McCormick Green Line and Cermak-Chinatown Red Stations)

Any questions? Call us at (773) 334-6600 or email Amanda Jones at



StreetWise magazine is an award-winning weekly publication that features stories about homelessness, poverty, injustice, inequality and life in Chicago. It also serves as a platform for individuals  with lived experience to share their stories and their views as writers and more.

We are proud member of the International Network of Street Papers and Chicago Independent Media Alliance.