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Homelessness

A homeless man at the Denver Rescue Mission Saturday night (credit: CBS)

With Current Homeless Plan Ending, Denver Wants Public’s Input

The city of Denver is asking for help in the fight to end homelessness by offering a series of community meetings to focus on a new plan.

03/07/2015

Hancock on homelessness

Students Wear Pajamas To Class For Homeless Awareness

Students who went to class at dozens of schools in Denver didn’t bother to get dressed on Thursday. They stayed in their pajamas all day but it’s all for a good cause.

02/06/2015

Southwest Rink at Skyline Park (credit: CBS)

10th Annual ‘PJ Day’ At Skyline Park Ice Rink Brings Attention To Homelessness

Ice skaters in pajamas will take over the Southwest Rink at Skyline Park on Wednesday to bring attention to homelessness.

02/02/2015

Photo Courtesy of Michael Newcombe

Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.

10/23/2014

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Boulder Considering Ban On Verbal Panhandling

The Boulder City Council is considering a new rule that would ban people from verbally panhandling.

05/05/2014

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Is It Time To Treat Mental Health Like A Regular Checkup?

Is the recurrence of major problems in society like school violence and homelessness motivation enough for us to look at mental health in an entirely new way?

04/27/2014

Mayor Michael Hancock wore his pajamas while visiting University Park Elementary School (credit: CBS)

80 Schools Denver-Area School Participating In ‘PJ Day’ To End Homelessness

The city and county of Denver and Denver’s “Road Home” are teaming up with the community to help put homelessness to bed by hosting the ninth annual “PJ Day” on Thursday.

02/06/2014

Beds at the Denver Rescue Mission (credit: CBS)

Denver Rescue Mission Seeing More Need During The Deep Freeze

Homeless shelters in the Denver metro area say they’re seeing greater need and are closing their door each night over capacity due to the cold weather.

02/05/2014

A demonstrator outside the City and County Building on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Report: Urban Camping Ban Is Making Life Harder On Homeless

A new report shows Denver’s ban on urban camping is making life harder on the homeless.

06/25/2013

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Parking Meters For The Homeless Go High Tech

The parking meters used to collect donations for Denver’s homeless are going high tech.

05/30/2013

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