Change of Heart (street paper)
Change of Heart is a street newspaper produced and sold in Lawrence, Kansas. It is published every 3 months. It was created by Craig Sweets in late 1996. who says the idea of starting a street newspaper was given to him by Michael Stoops. Stoops is the director of the National Coalition for the Homeless. The paper is a member of the North American Street Newspaper Association (NASNA), and it is the only street newspaper in Kansas.
The paper says 1200 people read it every 3 months. In 1999, the NASNA said the paper was the "Best New Street Newspaper in North America". In 1999, the paper was a single page printed on both sides and published using local churches' photocopiers. Since then, the paper is 10 pages long, and it has its own staff and computers.
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- Condron, Courtney (23 August 2007). "Lawrence Streetpaper receives grant". University Daily Kansan. Archived from the original on 2008-12-01. Retrieved 13 January 2009.
- Giles Bruce (May 2, 2014). "In Lawrence, paper aims to change view of homeless". The Wichita Eagle. Wichita, KS. Archived from the original on 2014-05-03. Retrieved 2014-05-02.
- Roy, M.G. (7 December 2006). "Sweets on the Street: Change of Heart, Lawrence's homeless newspaper is ten years old this year". The Lawrencian. Archived from the original on 2 May 2013. Retrieved 12 February 2009.
- Sweets, Craig (13 February 2009). ""Change of Heart" streetpaper". Coalition for Homeless Concerns – Lawrence, Kansas. Retrieved 8 March 2009.[permanent dead link]
- "Kansas members". North American Street Newspaper Association. Retrieved 8 March 2009.[dead link]