Published: April 15, 2020

Under the current circumstances, existing shelters cannot be expected to keep our homeless residents safe, nor to protect shelter staff or the larger community. The only way to protect the homeless and the community at large is by providing homeless residents with housing that will allow them to shelter in place and maintain the hygiene necessary to 'flatten the curve,'” Anthropology Professor Stephen Koester writes in an expert opinion that accompanies the petition.

Petition Asks Court to Make Colorado Protect Homeless During Pandemic
Westword, April 1