Center On Human Rights Education
Center On Human Rights Education (COHRE) contributes to universal recognition of all human rights with an emphasis on economic, social and cultural rights through research and education.
We envision a world where universal human rights are prioritized and protected.
FROM OUR HUMAN RIGHTS BLOG Fresh Weekly
by Cat Galley – Research Coordinator As we have seen in the previous weeks, there are many causes to homelessness, substance abuse, trauma, an unstable household, and mental illness. In Denver, 56% of the homeless population have one thing in common, mental illness. Though others are prevalent, post-traumatic stress disorder is seen in many homeless […]
By Lauren Palarino – Media and Events Coordinator Homeless LGBTQ Youth One of the most prevalent communities in the homeless population are those who are LGBTQ. In statistics with homeless youth who are aged 12 to 24 years old, LGBTQ individuals have 40% of the population despite them being only 7% of the general youth […]
by Lauren Palarino – Media and Events Coordinator In the Denver Metro Area out of 3336 people who are homeless surveyed, 30.2% are women and nationally, single women are the fastest growing population of homeless in the United States and face unique challenges regarding healthcare, safety, and childcare. These needs are often unaddressed by shelters […]