This audio and article by Luke Runyon originally appeared on KUNC October 19, 2017.
few months ago Denver civil rights lawyer Jason Flores-Williams had an idea. He’s made a name for himself recently in a class action lawsuit against the city of Denver where he’s representing the city’s homeless people.
“A lot of times I meet with class members, I take them out to dinner because they’re starving,” he said.
While at a Denver Mexican restaurant, the group started talking about homelessness. One of his homeless clients piped up.
“In an off the cuff, offhand comment [he] said, ‘the only thing more homeless than the homeless is nature,’” Flores-Williams recalled. MORE…