|Forgotten Voice is a street paper in which homeless and formerly
homeless people, as well as homeless advocates, write and produce.
Our mission is to be a voice for homeless people.
publish a street newspaper written mainly by homeless people,
formerly homeless people, and homeless advocates in order to
empower them and give them a voice.
To build and enhance a sense of
community and facilitate positive communication between homeless
people, homeless advocates, service providers, and the general
To build awareness of social
services that are available to poor and homeless people, and
other such information that would be educational to the homeless
To expand and redefine our
charitable, educational, and literary program from time to time
as necessary to meet the continuing need to empower homeless
Forgotten Voice welcomes all submissions in the form of
fiction, journalism, artwork, photography, and poetry. We
especially encourage those living on the streets to use this
space to debate and discuss issues of poverty, housing, and
homelessness. Forgotten Voice does not support censorship,
and the selection of submissions for print will be made based on
the quality of a piece, not its viewpoint. However,
Forgotten Voice discourages pieces intended to harass, incite
bigotry, or advertise for profit. Forgotten Voice will not
print shortened or edited versions of written submissions
without the author’s prior consent.