Streetsense Media. You know your local seller, you love them —and maybe you won’t see them for a while. The Street Sense vendors may not be out selling their April edition.
That’s because the new, digital-only issue came out Thursday.
It is the first time in 17 years that Street Sense has not published a print edition.
In-person sales have been suspended in line with other business closures to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Publishing will continue digitally, relying on contributions to vendors through the mobile app.
Go online and read: as of April 1, there were five confirmed COVID-19 cases among residents from three local homeless shelters; Coranavirus stimulus checks are available to poor and homeless US residents but guidance to claim them is not yet clear; low-income health clinics have drastically changed their operations in the face of the pandemic —and more.
Before you read, please make a payment to a vendor through the mobile App. If you don’t know a vendor by name, this visual guide should help: