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Oct 17, 2018

Kent Rice to Step Down After Eight Years Leading Denver Arts & Venues

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today announced that Kent Rice, Executive Director of Denver Arts & Venues, will be retiring at the end of the year.

Oct 16, 2018

Mayor Hancock and Partners Announce $377,000 in Grants from Denver Immigrant Legal Services Fund

Mayor Michael B. Hancock, The Denver Foundation and the Vera Institute today announced the first $377,000 in grants from the Denver Immigrant Legal Services Fund.

Oct 12, 2018

Denver Awarded its FY17 JAG Funding Following Legal Showdown with Department of Justice

The City and County of Denver has been awarded its Fiscal Year 2017 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) funding, following its withholding for more than a year

Oct 12, 2018

Mayor Hancock, City Leaders to Take Part in Trade and Airport Mission to Asia

Mayor Michael B. Hancock and city leaders from the Office of Economic Development and Denver International Airport will be traveling to Incheon, South Korea, Seoul and Tokyo to continue to build on trade and investment opportunities between Denver and Asia, as well as strategic opportunities around innovation, smart growth, housing, mobility and sustainability.

Oct 10, 2018

Mayor Hancock Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of 10-Minute Walk Campaign for “National Walk to a Park Day”

Mayor Michael B. Hancock is joining The Trust for Public Land, National Recreation and Park Association, and Urban Land Institute today, Oct. 10 to celebrate the one year anniversary of the 10-Minute Walk Campaign and highlight the importance of parks and public green spaces to quality of life in Denver.

Oct 9, 2018

Denver Earns 100 Score for Second Consecutive Year on Municipal Equality Index

The Human Rights Campaign announced the City and County of Denver has earned its second consecutive 100 score on the LGBTQ civil rights organization’s 2018 Municipal Equality Index.

Oct 4, 2018

Mayor Hancock, Commissions Honor Individuals and Groups that Bring Denver Together and Serve Others

Mayor Michael B. Hancock and members of his community commissions last night honored 10 individuals and organizations with 2018 Mayor’s Diversity and Inclusion Awards at an event themed “Confluence-Connection-Continuance” hosted by the Denver American Indian Commission.

Oct 2, 2018

Senator Irene Aguilar to Lead Denver’s Neighborhood Equity and Stabilization Team

The Denver Office of Economic Development (OED) has hired Colorado State Senator Irene Aguilar, M.D., as the director of Denver’s Neighborhood Equity and Stabilization Team (NEST).

Sep 28, 2018

Mayor Hancock Joins Denver Metro Chamber for Leadership Exchange to San Diego, California

Mayor Michael B. Hancock will take part in the 2018 Leadership Exchange hosted by the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. The two-day exchange to San Diego, CA will afford Denver exchange delegates the opportunity to view how a peer city is deploying new ideas and programs to build stronger, more connected smart communities.

Sep 28, 2018

Brad Buchanan Officially Named CEO of National Western Center Authority

The National Western Center Authority Board of Directors voted unanimously to appoint Brad Buchanan chief executive officer (CEO) for the National Western Center Authority — a Colorado nonprofit corporation that will program, operate and maintain the future 250-acre campus, transforming it into a year-round destination for agricultural education, innovation and entertainment.