Thanks in large part to police brutality and racism, Levester Green has been homeless off and on for years. But when you see Levester’s electric smile, it’s difficult to grasp the fact that he lives on the street. He’s living proof that people have an infinite capacity to endure. In this episode, he shares his take on street life and explains how art (poetry, filmmaking, music) helps propel him forward.

A full transcript of this interview is available here.


Adam Kampe_Street SenseAdam KampeΒ Β is an audio and video producer at the National Endowment for the Arts. He’s passionate about using his multimedia skills to shine a light on the important stories of Street Sense vendors and to promote the work of the organization.Β He loves music, avocados, podcasts, and sunshine.