Homeless Advocacy Policy Project
(Back) Arielle Schreiber, Rachel Adcock, Kobi Webb, Elie Zwiebel, Charlotte Poppleton, Paul Warren, Becca Butler-Dines; (front) Michael LaGarde, Prof. Nantiya Ruan, Allie Moore. Not pictured: Suzette Reed, David Chambers
The Homeless Advocacy Policy Project (HAPP) at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law is a student-driven project focused on researching the laws criminalizing homelessness and advocating for the rights of homeless individuals.
HAPP’s work has included:
- Authoring – Too High A Price: What Criminalizing Homelessness Costs Colorado
- Participating in KGNU radio’s discussion on Boulder’s Camping ban
- Sharing the results of HAPP research with various Colorado policymakers.
- Click here for media coverage in the Denver Post.
Professor Nantiya Ruan is the faculty lead for HAPP. She is Chair of Denver Law’s Lawyering Process Program and focuses her instruction on engaging students with community partners.