Seeking Applicants-Denver’s Commission for People with Disabilities

Seeking Applicants
The deadline for applications is Friday, April 28, 2017.
The mission of Denver’s Commission for People with Disabilities is to promote and enhance equality for people with disabilities through empowerment, advocacy and education by working with community members, and City and County of Denver officials and employees who have the ability to affect change.

The Commission is seeking candidates with experience in one or all of the following fields:
· Writing
· Project Management, and
· Marketing/Social Media
· Event Planning

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Proposed By-Law Change November 12, 2016

This bylaw change will be presented to the Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation Delegate Meeting

Proposed INC bylaw change:

Several years ago, INC instituted two-year terms of office for board members with a three-term limit. The purpose of the proposed change is to roll back the consecutive term limits to two consecutive terms to promote fresh voices and prevent staleness in the organization. We are also removing unnecessary wording in one section.

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Neighbors worry Denver flood control project could result in destruction of their homes

What if the city forced you to sell your house for a project it promises would prevent disastrous flooding? It’s a threat for as many as 50 homeowners in one of Denver’s oldest neighborhoods.

The controversy is in the heart of the Cole neighborhood just south of the coliseum.

For four years Warren Karberg has called his house near East 38th Avenue and High Street home. “My neighbor here is second generation here. On both sides of me is the same family,” said Karberg. READ MORE

Denver Homeless Out Loud Press Release

Last night, Saturday, Oct 24th, about 70 Denver Police Department and Denver Sheriff’s Department officers, including swat units, under orders from Mayor Michael Hancock, descended on Sustainability Park and arrested 10 community members who, along with many others, were in the process of setting up a tiny home village to be occupied and managed by houseless people. READ MORE

Helping Communities and the Homeless

The homeless do have the right to “loiter” in public spaces (sidewalks) and ask for assistance from residents. At the same time they cannot create unsafe conditions (block public passageways); interfere with business entrances and customers (aggressively panhandle); or engage in illegal behavior that negatively impacts the quality of life in the area READ MORE