Denverites are getting the message. By many accounts, neighborhood associations are abuzz and are mobilizing. Handbills and petitions are circulating. A new citizens group of Denver residents — Safe and Sound Denver— has emerged to fight the proposal head on. Media coverage is cranking up.
The Sept 14, 2020 Denver Gazette article provides: "Amid the rollout of a city plan to pack more people into Denver homes, there has been an elephant in the room: The proposal would let halfway houses and homeless shelters — with convicts and substance abusers — open in your neighborhood. Maybe next door, or near your kids’ school."