Advocates critical of homeless sweeps around Coors Field ahead of Rockies Opening Day
Preparations are well underway outside Coors Field as Opening Day approaches for the Colorado Rockies. But there’s one act that’s drawing harsh criticism.
“It’s disgraceful, and they’re not trying to solve the problem,” said Grant Francis, an advocate with Mutual Aid Monday, which provides meals every Monday night to those experiencing homelessness. “They’re just trying to provide some optics that make it look like they’re trying to do something.”
Homeless advocates like Francis are calling out the City of Denver, yet again, for homeless encampment sweeps.
“It doesn’t surprise me that Coors Field is one of the targets,” Francis said. “It’s anywhere where there’s an event that generates any kind of income for the city.”
Read more at our partner, Denver7.
Source: Read Full Article