Homelessness

Homeless in Boulder: The Homeless Community

“It’s a lot of work. It’s exhausting. And it’s humiliating, it’s embarrassing, it’s degrading. You’re never welcome anywhere, and you’re always breaking the law.”-Lori Hopkins, supportive housing resident. In the final part of this series on homelessness, Julia Caulfield discusses […]

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Homeless in Boulder: City Programs

“We do have a number of permanent supportive housing available for the homeless that work quite well . . . They really just need to be expanded.”-Kurt Firnhaber, Deputy Director of Housing for the City of Boulder. In the third […]

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Homeless in Boulder: OSMP Rangers

“It’s not just one population or the other that aren’t allowed to camp in open space; nobody can camp in open space.” -Geoff Jasper, Ranger Operations Supervisor. Julia Caulfield continues reporting on the homeless population in Boulder with the Boulder’s Open […]

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Homeless in Boulder: Shelters

“The question for me is, do we take responsibility for everybody who comes to our community? . . . And that’s a fundamental question that all communities struggle with.” – Greg Harms, Executive Director of Boulder Shelter for the Homeless. Homelessness is […]

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