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First-ever Far Northeast Eco Summit report released

Housing, food access, entrepreneurship, community planning, youth services and transportation were the key topics discussed at the first-ever Far Northeast Denver Economic Summit, a free event that included breakout sessions and a complimentary lunch. . The Summit was held on Saturday, April 29th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Evie Garrett Dennis E-12 Campus in Far Northeast Denver.

The event was presented by the Denver Mayor’s Office, City Councilmembers Stacie Gilmore and Christopher Herndon, the Denver Office of Economic Development, and the Mayor’s Office of Human Rights and Community Partnerships, and it was supported by a number of community groups.

The collaborative, grassroots event was a joint project of the City and County of Denver and a range of community stakeholders based in the Montbello, Parkfield, Green Valley Ranch, High Point and Denver International Airport neighborhoods.

This report will serve as a record of community input regarding the current challenges and opportunities in Far Northeast Denver. It will also serve as a reference for community members who wish to access the many services available to the throughout the Far Northeast. Finally, this document will assist Denver’s various public and nonprofit service providers in identifying the challenges that still need to be addressed.

The report is located at https://www.denvergov.org/content/dam/denvergov/Portals/766/Documents/FNE%20report.pdf or on our Neighborhood Resources tab.