How a Colorado College is using rapid rehousing to help its students experiencing homelessness

Wednesday, June 07, 2023
Colorado Sun

When Jason Pettit started school at Fort Lewis College in the fall of 2020, his home was his Ford Ranger pickup and wherever he felt safe enough to park. Pettit has an abundance of the kind of grit required to survive these extraordinary conditions. But Fort Lewis is tackling the college homelessness crisis with the belief that no student—no matter their age, demographic, or ability to endure hardship—should have to weather the things Pettit has had to for an education.

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