A magazine sold by vendors who are homeless and/or have a low-income. Vendors buy the magazine for 75 cents and sell it for $2, keeping the profit and earning a sense of pride and dignity.
Megaphone’s goal is to provide a voice and an economic opportunity for people who are homeless and low-income while building grassroots support to end poverty.
Megaphone is a magazine sold on the streets of Vancouver and Victoria by vendors who are homeless and low-income. Published monthly by the not-for-profit Street Corner Media Foundation, vendors buy the paper for 75 cents and sell the magazine for $2. All money from the transaction goes into the pocket of the vendor.
Published by professional journalists and designers, Megaphone magazine covers important social justice issues, general interest stories and independent arts in Vancouver and Victoria. The magazine also features writing from vendors and members of our community writing workshops.