In metro Denver, Adams County has longer odds to overcome: a higher than average rates of children in poverty, unemployment and high school dropouts. Enter Access Housing, which has been working for 30 years on the issues behind poverty, as well as short-term and long-term housing solutions.
Alicia Aguilar is director of programs and communication. She spoke with First Take at their annual "Family Futures Awards Gala." More information is available at the Access Housing website: www.acchouse.org
(Music on this feature performed by Purnell Steen and Le Jazz Machine.)