Three homeless defendants will take their camping tickets to trial in Denver this week

Assistant City Attorney David Broadwell said the city believes its ordinance is constitutional and is prepared to make that case.

“The objective of the parties is to strike down the ordinance,” Broadwell said. “They are putting the ordinance on trial, and whenever we adopt any controversial ordinance, we know that might happen. That’s why we have courts, and we respect that process. We’re always prepared to defend our right to have such an ordinance.”

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BLANK CHECK By Keith Howard The INC Delegates are being asked to endorse a “Statement” concerning homelessness in Denver. These three sentences grew out of a discussion of the undeniably serious, tragic and systemic problem of homelessness. Given such a … READ MORE

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Temporary Homeless Shelters

Name Type of family Type of assistance Shelter Information Process & Criteria Adams Co Cold Weather Care Single men, single women, families experiencing homelessness Emergency shelter: transportation, showers, meals, shelter, case management Length of Stay: 30 Days Phone: 303-847-9072 https://coldweathercare.org/ … READ MORE

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