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Burnes Center on Poverty and Homelessness


"Move Along to where?" Public Dialogue

December 15, 2016 from 5:30-8:00pm

EXDO Event Center

1399 35th Street

Denver, CO 80205


Join us for a discussion and call to action where grassroots leaders, public officials, and individuals who have experienced homelessness will talk about the implications of making homelessness a crime, while also exploring alternative solutions, humane housing options, and innovative ways to make an impact. The event will start at 5:30 with live music, followed by a panel discussion at 6:00.

Welcome by Jamie Licko, Executive Director of the RiNo Art District, Business Improvement District and General Improvement District.The discussion will be moderated by Stephen Polk, educator and co-founder of Denver Collective Housing Network, with an introduction by University of Colorado Denver professor Tony Robinson.

Panelists include:

  • Doug Hock, EnCana Corp.
  • Christine Marquez-Hudson + Julie Patino, Denver Foundation
  • Amanda Henderson, Interfaith Alliance
  • Ray Lyall, Denver Homeless Out Loud
  • Ibrahim Mubarak, Right to Dream Too
  • Albus Brooks, City Council Chairperson
  • Andrew Feinstein, EXDO and RiNo Art District Co-chair
  • John Hayden, Curtis Park Neighborhood Association

Refreshments will be provided by Sexy Pizza along with a cash bar. 

Click here for the Facebook Event. 

Public Dialogue & Short Film Screening: "When the Light's Red"

Join community members for a short film screening followed by a panel discussion and public dialogue about panhandling. Panel members will include people who are currently or have experienced homelessness, service providers, and researchers on the topic of panhandling.   Event Flyer

June 14, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Denver Central Library
14th & Broadway

Presented by Neighbors Overcoming Poverty and Homelessness

See the event on Facebook here!

Neighbors Overcoming Poverty and Homelessness (NOPH)

NOPH is a community group open to organizations and community members concerned about issues of poverty and homelessness. The group meets the second Monday of every month at 5:30 in the 4th Floor conference room of the Denver Central Library (13th and Broadway).

However, this June the group will meet Monday June 6 at 5:30 p.m. in the Denver Central Library 4th floor conference room. Here is the Facebook event.