Kendra Black

Councilwoman, District 4

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Councilwoman Kendra Black

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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FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Visit Denver has many virtual events taking place for Black History Month.


FEB 24 | NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH TRAINING | 6 PM
The Neighborhood Watch program offers a partnership between Officers and the Residents. Officers promote Neighborhood Connectivity by encouraging Neighbors to get to know one another and by creating awareness through Implicit Bias education and reminding neighbors it's the person's behavior, not the person to be mindful of when observing and reporting suspicious behavior to the Police. RSVP to D3NeighborhoodWatch@denvergov.org for a link to participate. 


FEB 25 | TOWN HALL | 4 - 5 PM | ZOOM MEETING
Join Councilwoman Black and other elected officials for the Southeast Denver Town Hall. Denver Public School Board members and Interim Superintendent Dwight Jones will discuss returning to the classroom and the superintendent search.


MAR 2 | DENVER POLICE DEPARTMENT COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARD | 6 - 7 PM
Join Denver Police Officers for safety updates and to ask questions. Click here to join the meeting.

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We are in the early stages of forming this work group. The goal for the Race & Social Justice Work Group is to engage and inform southeast Denver residents and work toward a more equitable community. If you are interested in joining, please email taylor.cohn@denvergov.org.