Colorado Village Collaborative

Denver approves first funding for safe outdoor spaces for people experiencing homelessness

BY: - February 17, 2021

In July, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced he would allow people to live outdoors and promised that several temporary sanctioned camp sites would be established throughout the city. Now, eight months later, one nonprofit is getting the financial support to do so. Denver City Council on Tuesday awarded a nearly $900,000 contract to Colorado Village […]

Aurora mayor’s hot take on homelessness denounced by Colorado elected officials, community leaders

BY: - January 8, 2021

Dozens of Colorado elected officials and community leaders gathered via Zoom on Thursday to denounce recent comments from Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman after he spent seven days living on the streets in an attempt to better understand the Denver metro area’s growing homelessness crisis. Coffman said in an interview with CBS4 published on Jan. 5  […]