Councilwoman Kendra Black took office as the Denver City Council Member representing District 4 in southeast Denver in July 2015. Dedicated to serving her constituents, Kendra is a constant advocate for District 4 and is committed to working collaboratively to keep Denver strong and moving in the right direction for everyone.
Kendra’s district priorities include neighborhood planning, mobility and safety, and community engagement. Citywide goals include addressing Denver’s mobility challenges, housing, sustainability, and parks.
Kendra chairs the Finance and Governance Committee, the State Legislative Policy Group, and is a member of the Land Use, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. She serves on the Denver Park Trust Board and the Colorado Municipal League Executive Board, High Line Canal Conservancy, Regional Air Quality Council, Denver South TMA Board, Transportation Solutions Board, and SCFD Board.
A proud Denver native, Kendra was born and raised in southeast Denver and grew up working in her family’s small business. Graduating from Denver’s Thomas Jefferson High School, she has a BA and MA from the University of Colorado. She has been actively involved in the community for three decades, successfully advocating for schools, students, neighborhoods, and parks.
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