Megaphone Magazine: Community outreach and capacity building

Megaphone Magazine writing workshop
With support from the Great Beginnings Program, Megaphone runs a series of writing workshops in the Downtown Eastside and downtownVancouver for marginalized writers. These workshops are run in treatment centres, social housing buildings, and community centres.

Writing opportunities for a marginalized population


Helps to provide marginalized writers with a therapeutic opportunity to express themselves and have these writing published in Megaphone.


Residents from across the city gain a better understanding of the issues affecting marginalized residents and help break down stereotypes.

Megaphone Magazine: Vancouver's Street Paper

Megaphone Magazine: Vancouver's Street

Megaphone Magazine

Published every two weeks, Megaphone is a magazine sold on the streets of Vancouver by homeless and low-income vendors.

Megaphone also runs writing workshops in the Downtown Eastside and downtown Vancouver for marginalized writers.