Category Archives: homelessness
This year, some organizations and the Secretary of State’s office are targeting voter registration efforts at people who are homeless.
A group of homeless people have sued Denver, claiming the city has systematically forced the homeless out of the downtown area, illegally taken and destroyed their possessions and violated their civil rights in an inhumane and vindictive way.
Denver has achieved its highest housing numbers in years, but many homeless are still feeling the sting of more warnings and movings for camping on streets.
DHS later reversed course, deciding instead to use the city’s public works budget to cover the cost.
We Don’t Waste, a Denver-based non-profit, collects excess food from restaurants, caterers, grocery stores and other venues and redistributes it to food banks to help feed the needy.
Denver Human Services has reversed course on a decision to tap a fund that receives donations for the homeless to pay for costs to clear homeless camps.
From persistent issues with trash to fears an abandoned campfire could spark a catastrophic blaze, the cumulative effects of homeless or transient camping on the national forest have some saying the situation has reached full boil.