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Denver Stories

If you know and love Denver like we do, or you’re just learning to, you surely have some tales to share — or something that only you would be able to tell — from your own perspective. I Am Denver is us. It’s our history told in our voices, through our stories about our families, neighborhoods, schools and favorite restaurants. Ourselves. 


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Read more stories from our storytelling labs and special storytelling projects

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Mar 21, 2019

Community Members, Partners Join Mayor Hancock to Launch Citywide Multimedia Storytelling Project

Mayor Michael B. Hancock and several community partners launched I Am Denver, a citywide multimedia storytelling project that engages community, gives voice to underrepresented residents, and captures Denver’s yesterday and today for tomorrow.

Mar 21, 2019

Growing Up in the Five Points Neighborhood

Denver resident Jazz Martinez reminisces about growing up in the Five Points neighborhood.

Mar 20, 2019

My Family is Denver

PhotoStory: Todd Matuszewicz shares the story of over 100 years of family in Denver.

Mar 20, 2019

Finding My Identity in Denver

Photo Story: Aubriana Askins shares her story about finding her identity at Denver South High School.

Mar 20, 2019

Coming Back to Denver

Photo Story: Stacy Shigaya talks about how she left as a child and her efforts in "coming back to Denver".

Mar 20, 2019

Hutchinson Park Resident Shares Why She Moved to Denver

Brooke Collins, a resident of the Hutchinson Park neighborhood, shares why she moved to Denver.

Mar 20, 2019

A Denver Wish for Equitable Bliss By Kim Vetter

Slam poetry extraordinaire Kim Vetter shares her “Denver Wish for Equitable Bliss” in a performance that will keep you entertained and will pump you up for what the City of Denver has accomplished and what’s still yet to come.

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Office Of Storytelling

Rowena Alegria, Chief Storyteller
Office of Storytelling - Human Rights & Community Partnerships
City and County of Denver
720 -865-9084




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