Skip navigation

Newsroom - 2017

Results 1 - 10 of 71

Oct 19, 2017

Denver Earns Perfect Score on Equality Index

The Human Rights Campaign announced today that the City and County of Denver has earned its first perfect score on the LGBTQ civil rights organization’s 2017 Municipal Equality Index

Oct 10, 2017

Mayor Hancock Joins Groundbreaking Coalition of 134 Mayors to Launch 10-Minute Walk to a Park Campaign

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today joined The Trust for Public Land, National Recreation and Park Association, and Urban Land Institute in launching an historic “10-minute walk” parks advocacy campaign, establishing the ambitious goal that all Americans, and all residents of Denver should live within a 10-minute walk (or half-mile) of a high-quality park or green space.

Oct 10, 2017

Denver Launches New Services to Help Renters Facing Eviction

Mediation between renters facing eviction and residential landlords, a landlord-tenant guide, and financial relief for residents experiencing a housing crisis are all part of the city’s comprehensive response to Denver’s increasing housing costs.

Oct 06, 2017

Denver Launches Vision Zero Action Plan

The City and County of Denver today launched the Vision Zero Action Plan, aimed at eliminating traffic deaths and serious injuries through a specific set of tactical actions and increased cross-departmental coordination.

Oct 04, 2017

Mayor Hancock, Partners Launch Citywide Conversation on Race and Social Justice

Mayor Michael B. Hancock, in partnership with Lighthouse Writers Workshop and NEA Big Read, today announced DENVER TALKS, a citywide effort to bring the community together for safe discussions around race, justice and the award-winning book Citizen: An American Lyric by MacArthur Fellow Claudia Rankine.

Oct 03, 2017

Mayor Hancock, City Officials, Downtown Denver Partnership and Community Partners Celebrate The Outdoor Downtown Plan

Mayor Michael B. Hancock, Denver Parks and Recreation, Councilman Albus Brooks (Dist. 9), Downtown Denver Partnership, Riverfront Park Association, Civic Center Conservancy, and VISIT DENVER today celebrated the launch of The Outdoor Downtown Plan – the future of downtown Denver’s parks and public spaces.

Sep 30, 2017

Mayor Hancock Announces 2017 Class of the MBK25

Mayor Michael B. Hancock and the Office of Children’s Affairs recently announced the 2017 class of the MBK25 as part of the city’s local work on the national My Brother’s Keeper Initiative.

Sep 29, 2017

Mayor Hancock, Housing Advisory Committee Launch Public Review of New Five-Year Housing Plan

Mayor Michael B. Hancock and members of the Housing Advisory Committee today opened a 45-day public review of Denver’s new five-year housing policy, strategy and investment plan, Housing an Inclusive Denver.

Sep 20, 2017

Mayor Hancock, Commissions Honor 10 Community Members with Mayor’s Diversity and Inclusion Awards

Mayor Michael B. Hancock and members of his community commissions last night honored 10 individuals and organizations with the 2017 Mayor’s Diversity and Inclusion Awards at an event themed “Denver’s Commitment to Welcoming and Celebrating All,” hosted by the Denver Immigrant & Refugee Commission.

Sep 18, 2017

Mayor Hancock Statement of the Passing of Judge Roger Cisneros and Adelia Cisneros

Mayor Michael B. Hancock released to following statement on the passing of former Denver State Senator and Colorado District Court Judge Roger Cisneros and his wife Adelia Cisneros