The homeless issues are similar but completely different here, in Denver, and in Garfield County – Western Colorado…
This is embarrassing: The following article was written and letters sent to officials of all these local governments over four (4) years ago.
Nothing has improved!
February 24, 2012
Early Morning PST
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At the Sequoia Station I met a new friend. Like me last year, Mac E., is now homeless…… been so for seven years now. The socioeconomic conditions are such that unless you are under 30 and either have connections with hiring managers or have skills in the high-tech and biotechnology area, you can’t get a job.
Another example is Buck D. He has been unemployed for 38 months “homeless” for 14 of those months, and had only one opportunity to interview for a well-paying position. Granted it was only a telephone screening but none the less, it was an interview.
Finding resources to self-help their plight and future does not come easy. The…
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