Tag: denver

  • Denver Homelessness Organizer Avoids Jail Time, Still on Probation

    An advocate for the homeless who was subject to a trespassing and unauthorized camping violation in Denver won’t face jail time after appearing in court and facing a possible sentence of up to 30 days behind bars. Lawyers for Terese Howard, 31, an organizer with Denver Homeless Out Loud, an organization advocating for the dignity, […]

  • Street Sweeping in Denver, CO

    Street Sweeping in Denver, CO

    By Giles Clasen Courtesy of INSP.ngo /Denver Voice Photos: Giles Clasen Denver police and cleanup crews armed with brooms and trash bags met angry homeless men and women last month on sidewalks just north of downtown Denver. The goal of those in uniform was to clean the sidewalks. The homeless campers feared they would lose their […]

  • Meet Mavis, Denver’s Magical Bookmobile

    Meet Mavis, Denver’s Magical Bookmobile

    By Sonia Christensen Courtesy of Denver Voice / INSP.com About a year and a half ago, Anna Kongs got the idea for Mavis the Magical Bookmobile. She was newly enrolled in library school but didn’t want to wait to complete her degree to get books into the hands of people who needed them. So she […]