Andrew Fraieli is a freelance journalist and editor-in-chief of the Homeless Voice, covering housing and homelessness, and other systemic social issues.
Protesters gather in downtown Denver to denounce ‘oppression’ after Roe overturned
By: Andrew Fraieli - June 25, 2022
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, ending the almost 50-year standing of the constitutional right to get an abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to almost total bans in nearly half of states. On Friday evening, people flocked to the Colorado Capitol in downtown Denver to protest. “It’s our time […]
Denver council members walk out on homelessness speakers marking camping ban’s 10-year anniversary
By: Andrew Fraieli - May 10, 2022
Unhoused people and housing advocates attended Denver City Council’s public comment on Monday and pushed it over by more than an hour, with the entire Council except one member leaving while people continued to speak. The speakers were organized by Housekeys Action Network Denver to bring attention to this week’s 10-year anniversary of the passing […]
Aurora camping ban estimated to cost $2 million a year
By: Andrew Fraieli - May 3, 2022
The Aurora City Council reviewed the costs and implementation of its recently enacted urban camping ban in a study session on Monday. Multiple Council members pointed out that the ordinance is not capable of being enforced currently because certain provisions are not being met, specifically the lack of storage policy for the belongings of residents […]
Aurora officials had their say on the city’s camping ban. What do the unhoused think?
By: Andrew Fraieli - April 27, 2022
“You show me a homeless person, and I’ll show you a person who’s faced with circumstances beyond their control.” This is according to John Alexander, a man who’s been experiencing homelessness in the Denver metropolitan area for 20 years, and who had no idea Aurora recently passed an urban camping ban. Following in the footsteps […]