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Tag Archives: right to rest

Homeless advocates fight for the right to rest in Denver

Homelessness in Denver has grown 600 percent in the last 20 years, while the amount of emergency shelter beds has been stagnant. In October 2015, Denver Homeless Out […]...

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February 23, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Lawmakers tank Homeless Bill of Rights; activists rail

“Shame!” “Shame!” cried a man in the back of the Capitol’s largest, packed committee room. The vote was not yet tallied, but it was clear: […]...

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April 28, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Lawmakers consider giving the homeless the right to rest

In Wheat Ridge, police arrested people sitting on a bench for loitering near a school; the bench was not near a school. In Boulder, a man was […]...

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April 16, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

Red Tent Bazaar Fundraiser for The Colorado Independent Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and laughter to benefit The […]

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How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]

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