A local salon in Denver is helping prepare for the DNC by giving the homeless free haircuts – “To give them haircuts and make them all spiffed up for the Democratic National Convention, because they are part of our community as well,” said Ghandia Gohnson, co-owner of Sly’s Salon.” – according to the story, which can be read Here. Further,
The free haircut coupons were distributed through Denver Human Services. A Press Release for Denver’s Road Home states:
Denver’s Road Home, the community’s ten year plan to end homelessness, is issuing a clarification to some of the misinformation in the community as it relates to the Democratic National Convention and the homeless.
Ah, but here – #7 in the description – is an interesting tidbit about the organiser’s eventual goal:
6. We see the DNC as an opportunity to engage the homeless in the political process. DRH is working with several providers to register the homeless to vote and to provide convention viewing opportunities for the homeless.
No, I don’t think that misinformation at all….