The VOICE is celebrating Vendor Week in February, honoring our vendors and thousands of others working at street papers around the world.Read More
While it may seem strange to have over 30 dogs in the same room as stained glass windows and a pulpit, Dr. Carolyn Karrh, executive director and founder of Peace, Love and Paws, is thrilled to host the organization’s free monthly veterinary clinics at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.Read More
Albuquerque, New Mexico is the latest city to join the international street paper movement. Two Way Street is already making an impact after launching and distributing four issues in 2017 under the guideship of Albuquerque city councilman Jeff Hertz.Read More
Ten years ago, Raelene Johnson could never dream that she might be a homeowner someday, that she would have a car or a stable job. She was just trying to survive, sleeping under bridges and behind bushes in Boulder, scraping together enough to survive until the next day.Read More
This year has seen an unprecedented amount of instability in terms of refugee resettlement in the United States under President Trump’s administration: three travel bans, three halts and two blocks on those bans, a Supreme Court ruling on the ban, the resettlement ceiling dropping from 110,000 to 50,000 refugees, families expecting to arrive in Denver and then having their plans cancelled, families expecting to receive their relatives and finding out it might not happen. The list goes on.
We’re providing a look back at the year for refugees in Denver as a framework on what’s happened in 2017.Read More
Virginia Bryant’s first experience with a VOICE vendor came years before she started selling the paper.
“I can remember passing, years ago, before my life became disheveled, passing a Vendor for the VOICE. And it didn’t impact me,” she says. Then she found herself in the same situation. Over the past 15 or so years, Virginia has lived through three separate extended periods of homelessness.Read More
NAHSON ANDERSON arrived at the annual Alliance of Artist Communities Conference in Denver as one of the few artists in attendance and few expectations. Such a leap is not unusual for Anderson after a lifetime of building their art, and themselves, from the ground up.Read More
Claudia Rankine is coming to Denver on November 15 for a free talk on her book Citizen: An American Lyric with Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock. In preparation for this event, we are including a review of her book. Join in on the conversation with six weeks of events planned by Denver Talks.Read More
Denver officials have released a five-year strategy to increase affordable housing access as Mayor Michael Hancock acknowledges a growing housing crisis. This month, the city is expected to finalize the plan that could mean the difference in housing hundreds of thousands of low and middle income residents.Read More
The Denver VOICE is thrilled to welcome Sarah Ford to the team as our new Managing Editor! There are many strong attributes that she will contribute to this new role, from her extensive journalism and editorial experience to her heartfelt dedication to our mission.Read More
When I open the trunk of my car, years of my history with the Denver VOICE stare back at me. I started collecting issues of the VOICE when I first found the paper in the summer of 2012, and by now I have amassed dozens of issues. In their yellowed pages I remember my own story—the years I spent as a volunteer writer, as an intern, as a contributor and copy editor.Read More