Help here, help there: Denver’s auditor reports a ‘fragmented’ approach to helping the homeless

How many cooks can fit in the kitchen? That age-old question also applies when numerous funders are trying to help the homeless in Denver. Today, Westword posted a story on a new report from the office of Denver’s auditor about the city’s ineffective approach to help its homeless population. The focus is on  Denver’s Road Home …

Making plans for the future — and (we hope) the people

Cities love to make plans. All kind of plans. Some get implemented, and others sit on a shelf. And as we recall, the best line ever about making plans was Daniel Burnham’s often-quoted “make no little plans.” Burnham and his co-author, Edward H. Bennett, were tapped in 1906 to create a plan for Chicago’s growth. …