African-American Commission

The Denver African-American Commission is charged with advising the Mayor on issues and concerns that impact or are of importance to the African American community. We serve as a bridge between the African American community and policy-makers and engage in responsible activism for the community:

  • Convener: Forums, communities, community groups, panels, focus groups, inbound information
  • Communicator: Via website, directory, flyers, urban spectrum, other city offices, indirect communication, outbound information
  • Advocate: Talk to policy makers
  • Resource: For mayor and city council

We are proud of Denver, its diversity and its commitment to providing the best atmosphere for all its citizens. 

2013 Goals
2013 By-laws

Commission Meetings

The African American Commission Meetings are held the 1st Wednesday of the month.

Time:
3:00pm-5:00pm

Location:
Blair Caldwell Library
2041 Welton Street
in the Community Room

2015 Meeting Calendar:
JANUARY 7, 2015 MINUTES  AGENDA 
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
MINUTES AGENDA
MARCH 4, 2015 MINUTES  AGENDA 
APRIL 1, 2015 MINUTES
AGENDA 
MAY 6, 2015 MINUTES
AGENDA 
JUNE 3, 2015 MINUTES
AGENDA
JULY 1, 2015 MINUTES
AGENDA 
AUGUST 5, 2015  MINUTES
AGENDA 
SEPTEMBER 2, 2015  MINUTES
AGENDA 
OCTOBER 7, 2015 MINUTES
AGENDA 
NOVEMBER 4, 2015  MINUTES
AGENDA 
DECEMBER 2, 2015 MINUTES AGENDA 

For previous years' minutes, please contact Derek Okubo at derek.okubo@denvergov.org.

Commission News and Events

  

Commission Members

Erin Brown
Voradel Carey - Chair
Graylon Cole
Angelle Fouther - Secretary
Kenneth Grimes
Benzell Jimmerson
Corey Johnson - Vice Chair
Raymond Jones
Leslii Lewis
Marjorie Lewis
Paula McClain - Advisory Board Representative
Sudan Muhammad
Nathan O'Neal

Sandra Mann (ex-officio)

Contact the African-American Commission

Derek Okubo is the commission liaison for the African-American Commission. Please contact him for monthly meeting locations, as well as any other questions you may have concerning the African-American Commission.

Derek Okubo, Liaison
(720) 913-8454
derek.okubo@denvergov.org



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