On any given day the number of homeless in the United States is somewhere near 550-thousand. And five thousand of those folks are estimated to be the Denver/Boulder-metro area. Like Denver and other cities across the U.S., Boulder struggles with whether it’s doing enough to help the homeless community, or if it’s offering too much – discouraging individuals from getting out of homelessness by making them dependent on local services. KGNU’s Roz Brown takes a look at the issue from a variety of perspectives.
Photo of the Homeless Vigil Boulder, remembering those who died on the streets, January 2018.