Jan. 11, 2024: How a safe place to park is changing lives

January 11, 2024
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Terrell Curtis, executive director of the Colorado Safe Parking Initiative, at the organization’s site in Commerce City for the unhoused living in their cars in 2023.

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Jan. 11, 2024: How a safe place to park is changing lives

People who don't have a place to stay warm often end up sleeping in their cars, but finding a safe place to park is tough. That's where the Colorado Safe Parking Initiative comes in. Most of the people it serves are newly homeless, and while half have jobs, they can't afford to rent or buy a permanent place to stay. Later, unique audio guides greet visitors at the Denver Art Museum.