The Contributor is a street newspaper in Nashville Tennessee. We strive to print a monthly paper that accomplishes the following:
Provides a diversity of perspectives and info on the condition of homelessness while highlighting the contributions of homeless and formerly homeless individuals.
Provides homeless and formerly homeless vendors with a source of income.
Creates community between vendors and customers.
“Street Newspaper” is a term for a newspaper that focuses on the issues surrounding homelessness and poverty and is sold by homeless and formerly homeless individuals on the street as an alternative to panhandling.