Kendra Black

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  • Senior Holiday Lunch at the Wellshire | December 9 at 11:30 AM. RSVP by December 3. Details below in Upcoming Events
  • Help others this Holiday Season (Details below in News & Announcements):
    • Donate to the Thomas Jefferson High School Food Bank
    • Donate to Jewish Family Service
    • Donate to Clothes to Kids
  • I am trying to get a skate park and BMX track in southeast Denver. Interested in advocating? Email kathy.gile@denvergov.org
  • Stay up to date and learn more here about the YMCA redevelopment.
  • 2022 trash, recycling and composting schedules will be changing citywide starting January 3, 2022. Learn more here.

Upcoming Events

DEC 9 | SENIOR HOLIDAY LUNCH | 11:30 AM - 1 PM | WELLSHIRE EVENT CENTER (3333 S COLORADO BLVD)
Join Councilwoman Black and her staff for afternoon lunch and entertainment to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season. Reservation required! Email kathy.gile@denvergov.org or call 720-337-4444.

News & Announcements

 DONATE TO THE THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL FOOD BANK
If you are interested in making a financial contribution, you can do so donating HERE. Thank you for your support!

Email Megan Perkins (megandperkins@gmail.com) or Becca Mahoney (beccaandjoemahoney@gmail.com) with questions.


DONATE TO JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE
Bright Holidays is a JFS program is for clients with children newborn to 12 years old. Donors can shop for gifts online through a Target or Amazon wish list or purchase in a store. The wish list items are suggestions only, please feel free to gifts in similar categories and appropriate age ranges. Gifts should be new and unwrapped and are due by Friday, December 10. Deliver to JFS at 3201 S. Tamarac Dr., Denver, CO 80231.


DONATE TO CLOTHES TO KIDS 
Clothes to Kids is a non-profit located in southeast Denver. Their mission is to provide new and quality used clothing to students from low-income or in-crisis families in the Denver Metro Area, free of charge. Your clothing and shoe donations help kids in need! From kids socks to winter coats, they are in need of all items. Click here to see the full list. Donations accepted on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays between 9 AM - 3 PM. (2890 S Colorado Blvd, Suite M-3). 

Policy

Denver City Council is the legislative body of our city government. Council’s duties and powers include policymaking and legislation, approving changes to the Denver Zoning Code, approving the budget and large contracts, representing our constituents, and advocating for our council districts. Individual council members can pursue policies as can the entire council. 

Councilwoman Black’s legislative priorities include sustainability and waste reduction, addressing homelessness and increasing housing options, improving safety and mobility options for all residents, increasing our green spaces and improving parks and trails, and working toward a more inclusive and equitable city.

City Council’s 2022 Budget priorities include:

  1. Improve community engagement and customer service to support residents navigating city services, resources and accessibility including language access.
  2. Increase affordable housing options and support for those experiencing homelessness throughout our city. Mitigate and reduce involuntary displacement of community members and businesses.
  3. Reframe safety in a public health, evidence-based and anti-racist approach with community investment to ensure safe and healthy neighborhoods.
  4. Encourage innovation and prioritize the recovery and sustainability of local businesses, our workforce and community organizations.
  5. Protect our natural environment through policy and invest in communities to combat climate change.
  6. Increase complete multimodal transportation connections throughout the city. 

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