Joey BunchJoey BunchMarch 17, 20182min879

State Rep. Leslie Herod is Urban Peak's Individual Maverick Thinker for 2018, an award that recognizes the considerable difference she's made in the lives of homeless youth in Denver. "The importance of Rep. Herod's support for Urban Peak cannot be overstated," Christina Carlson, Urban Peak's CEO, said in a statement. "Leslie has been our champion, advocating for Urban Peak at the Capitol and in our community. She has fought relentlessly for homeless youth, lifting them up and recognizing their potential to be self-sufficient young adults who contribute greatly to our community.