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The Office of Community Affairs advances Mayor Hancock’s mission to deliver a world-class city by leveraging his top priorities of economic development, affordable housing, mobility, education and safety through comprehensive outreach, community engagement and advocacy efforts designed to promote, build and maintain long-term, city-wide relationships. 


Registered Neighborhood Organizations (RNOs)
While the Office of Community Affairs works closely with RNOs, the Office doesn't manage them. To learn more about Denver's RNO's visit Community Planning and Development's RNO page.


The Office of Community Affairs is announcing available mini-grant funding to residents and civic organizations, to develop community driven projects designed to promote Denver as a welcoming, accepting, and inclusive city. 

2017-2018 Projects should include continued collaboration and relationship building for youth and law enforcement, improve neighborhood connectivity, promote inclusion and equality, provide justice services and support for immigrant communities, promote social justice, empower city youth, and advocate for Dreamers.

The maximum grant amount is $3,000

The deadline to apply for 2017-2018 projects has passed.

Cabinet in the Community is a quarterly opportunity for members of the community to come and hear brief presentations by Mayor Michael B. Hancock, as well as his cabinet members on important issues pertaining to their neighborhood and the City and County of Denver.

Community members are given an opportunity to speak face-to-face with the Mayor and members of his cabinet following the presentations during the City Fair portion of the event. 

Denver Days is an initiative Mayor Michael B. Hancock created to help neighbors get to know neighbors and get involved with their communities. The concept and message behind Denver Days quickly caught on with Denver residents and this August 1st-7th marks Denver Days fourth year.

“When I finally got to know my neighbors, my house became a home.  - Harold Brewer, Skyland resident

To learn more visit the Denver Days web page or and like the Denver Days Facebook page.

When youth at Arts Street were asked to envision the world they would like to see, they created artwork filled with hope, love, peace, forgiveness and grace. A city unified, not divided. A Denver Healing As One.

Those visions are going up on four billboards across the city to inspire all of us to see the possibility with the optimism of youth.

Learn more here.

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Anthony Aragon, Senior Adviser

Shawn Johnson, Senior Adviser

Grace López Ramírez, Senior Adviser


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