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Music & Movement

Mondays, 10:00 am - 10:45 am | Zoom

Join us as we explore a variety of movement exercises. These will include yoga, Pilates, strength training and kickboxing to mention a few!

Zoom Meeting Link: https://denvergov-org.zoom.us/j/84243984036?pwd=UVlFMmh2RTBReXdON3BQVDlUa09uQT09

Meeting ID: 842 4398 4036 

 

Crafting Hour

Tuesdays, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Zoom

Topic: Snowman Painting

Let’s do some crafting at home! We will be making gifts for the holidays, recycled crafts and so much more!

Zoom Meeting Link: https://denvergov-org.zoom.us/j/89823966314?pwd=K2QrNkNBSU5CU09MbThQa0pIQklVQT09

Meeting ID: 898 2396 6314 

Supplies: Colored paper (cardstock or regular paper), paint (markers, colored pencils), paint brush, stencil of snowman, pencil, cup of water for cleaning brush, sharpies (embellishments, pom-poms, sequins, etc. - *optional).

 

Coffee Talk

Wednesdays, 10:15 am - 11:00 am | Zoom

We’ve missed seeing you all and talking about what is going on in your lives! Join fellow adaptive recreation participants as we talk about our weeks and how we are doing at home.

Zoom Meeting Link: https://denvergov-org.zoom.us/j/88545555024?pwd=SWt6K0orMnhtT3JRWUgwUjNoTlQ1Zz09 

Meeting ID: 885 4555 5024 

 

Virtual Explorers

Wednesdays, 3:00 - 4:00 pm | Zoom

Participants will explore different ways to use the internet to socialize with peers. Virtual vacation, gaming, talent shows, and educational opportunities are some examples of activities.

Zoom Meeting Link: https://denvergov-org.zoom.us/j/97988876071

Meeting ID: 979 8887 6071 

 

Cooking Hour

Thursdays, 3:00 - 4:00 pm | Zoom

Topic: Sweet Potato Bites

We will create all the favorites of past cooking classes and more from the comfort of your own kitchen! Recipes and ingredients will be sent out each week so everyone is prepared.

*This recipe will require use of an oven. If you have questions or concerns about using an oven, please reach out to Adaptive Recreation and/or have someone with you that can help. 

Zoom Meeting Link: https://denvergov-org.zoom.us/j/88542568170?pwd=NDdEUmxIZkwyT1RjRklVUmU4VDhKdz09

Meeting ID: 885 4256 8170

Supplies: 1 avocado (large, pitted), 5 cherry tomatoes, 1/2 c. radish sprouts, 2 sweet potatoes (medium - can use regular potatoes if you prefer), 1/4 c. lime juice (fresh), 1/2 tsp paprika (smoked), 1/2 tsp sea salt, 1 1/2 tsp olive oil, 1/2 tsp cumin.

Kitchen Supplies: Mixing bowl, oven, baking sheets, cutting boards, knives, measuring cups and spoons.

 

Dance Party

Fridays, 3:00 - 4:00 pm | Zoom

Get your boogie on! Dance away your stress of the week and prepare yourself for the weekend!

Zoom Meeting Link: https://denvergov-org.zoom.us/j/82602029690?pwd=Y2JGcXdjQzM4b2JhVXh1ZHZmMnJWZz09

Meeting ID: 826 0202 9690

Active Older Adults

Questions? Email activeolderadults.recreation@denvergov.org for assistance.

Senior Classes

Silver Sneakers Classic

Tuesdays, 9:30 am - 10:30 am | Zoom

Have fun and move through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of motion and activities for daily living. These materials are ideal for class: Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, a silver sneakers ball, resistance bands and a chair for seated and standing support.

Zoom Meeting Link: https://denvergov-org.zoom.us/j/85281185267?pwd=Z3V5S09sU3dqcjF2QzlhcEkyTzFwZz09 

Meeting ID: 852 8118 5267 

 

Instructional Workout

Tuesdays, 1:00 - 1:20 PM | Facebook Live

Instructor will discuss a variety of fitness topics, and you will have the opportunity to ask your burning questions in our Facebook Live Chat!

Week 6: Cardio - How to challenge your cardio resistance with low impact or chair exercises.

 

Silver Sneakers Circuit

Thursdays, 9:30 am - 10:30 am | Zoom

Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. These materials are ideal for class: Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, a silver sneakers ball, resistance bands and a chair for seated and standing support.

Zoom Meeting Link: https://denvergov-org.zoom.us/j/82698081876 

Meeting ID: 826 9808 1876 

Arts & Culture

Questions? Email artsculture.recreation@denvergov.org for assistance.

 

Crafty DIY

Mondays, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm | Facebook Live

Topic: Black out Poetry

Participants can follow along with the instructor to create a one-of-a-kind artwork.

Supplies: Print out article (page from a book, magazine etc.), Sharpie Markers, colored pencils, pens.

 

Preschool Play

Tuesdays, 9:00 am - 9:30 am | Facebook Live

Topic: Magic Milk

Children will get their creative juices flowing and fine motor skills revved by experimenting with various materials, tools, and art concepts. Parent participation is encouraged, but not required.

Supplies: Milk, dish soap, bowl, Q-tip/cotton ball (optional), food coloring.

 

Step by Step Youth Art

Tuesdays, 3:45 - 4:45 pm | Facebook Live

Topic: Black Out Poetry

Do you have a growing interest in art or know someone who does? If so, join us for this class. Participants will be guided as they hone their skills in this mixed media class.

Supplies: Print out article (page from a book, magazine, etc.), Sharpie Markers, colored pencils, pens.

 

Ballet Basics

Wednesdays, 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm | Facebook Live

A great way to stay active at home! Learn proper dance vocabulary, rhythm, movement, positions, and showmanship. Each class will progress to the next, so make sure to join us every week. Parent participation is not required.

 

Step by Step Adult Art

Fridays, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm | Facebook Live

Topic: Paper Flowers/Book Art

Participants can follow along with the instructor to create a one-of-a-kind artwork.

Supplies: Book, scissors, glue, markers.

Community Recreation - Youth Programs

Questions? Email socialenrichment.recreation@denvergov.org for assistance.

 

Challenges

Mondays, 3:00 - 3:30 pm | Facebook Live

Topic: Minute to Win It! Part 2

We’re back with more “Minute to Win It” challenges to test our participant’s abilities. 

Supplies: Shaving cream, Cheetos, dice (5+), popsicle stick, ping pong ball, plastic spoon.

 

Art

Tuesdays, 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm | Facebook Live

Topic: Yarn Wrapped Monster

Monster Masks anyone can make!

Supplies: Cardboard, yarn, paper, markers, scissors, glue.

 

STEM

Thursdays, 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm | Facebook Live

Topic: Craft Stick Kazoo

Every week, Steven brings STEM to your homes through fun and engaging virtual activities! Previous weeks have included making rock candy, homemade rockets, and galaxy jars. Prepare to be amazed!

Supplies: 4 thick rubber bands, 3 straws, 6 thick craft sticks, 1 roll of clear tape.

Fitness

Questions? Email fitness.recreation@denvergov.org for assistance.

 

Low Impact Strength (Replacing Barre Express)

Mondays, 9:00 - 9:45 am | Zoom

Zoom Meeting Link: https://denvergov-org.zoom.us/j/83046522282 

Meeting ID: 830 4652 2282 

Equipment: Light and medium dumbbells (cans of beans, peanut butter jars), mat (carpeted area), light resistance band (no band), step (sturdy chair, coffee table).

 

Functional Movement

Mondays, 12:00 - 12:45 pm | Facebook Live

This 45 minute class incorporates stretching, low-impact movements, and self massage techniques to help correct imbalances and tightness to improve range of motion.

Equipment: Foam roller (or water bottle), something to step up onto (chair, stair), tennis/lacrosse ball, light and heavy weight (or home equivalent).

 

Glute Burn

Mondays, 4:00 - 4:30 pm | Zoom

This 30 minute workout is designed to selectively target the gluteus maximus utilizing bodyweight, resistance bands, light weights, foam roller, stability ball, and other standard household equipment. 

Zoom Meeting Link: https://denvergov-org.zoom.us/j/88208812414 

Meeting ID: 882 0881 2414

 

Vinyasa Yoga

Tuesdays, 7:00 - 8:00 am | Facebook Live

This practice is based on foundational yoga poses performed in a dynamic, flowing style to create a balance of physical action, internal focus, and conscious breathing. Poses are accessible for all levels, from beginners to experienced practitioners.

Equipment: Class may utilize a yoga mat (carpet, towel) and a yoga block (book, reusable plastic water bottle).

 

Upper Body and Core

Tuesdays, 4:15 - 5:00 pm | Zoom

This 45 minute class will blast your legs and core! We will target quads, glutes, hamstrings, inner/outer thighs, calves and abs through a variety of resistance training exercises.

Zoom Meeting Link: https://denvergov-org.zoom.us/j/82303408356 

Meeting ID: 823 0340 8356  

Equipment: Dumbbells, kettlebell, glider discs, Plyo box, resistance band, mat, sandbag, barbell.

 

Vinyasa Yoga

Wednesdays, 7:00 - 8:00 am | Facebook Live

This practice is based on foundational yoga poses performed in a dynamic, flowing style to create a balance of physical action, internal focus, and conscious breathing. Poses are accessible for all levels, from beginners to experienced practitioners.

Equipment: Class may utilize a yoga mat (carpet, towel) and a yoga block (book, reusable plastic water bottle).

 

Total Body Conditioning

Wednesdays, 12:00 - 12:45 pm | Zoom

This high-energy class combines strength and cardio exercises for a total body workout that utilizes a variety of resistance equipment and body weight movements.

Zoom Meeting Link: https://denvergov-org.zoom.us/j/82536527729 

Meeting ID: 825 3652 7729 

Equipment: Dumbbells (cans of beans, peanut butter jars), Kettlebell (laundry detergent jug, heavy box), Glider disc (paper plate, towel), Plyo Box (sturdy chair, bench), Resistance band (no band), Mat (carpeted floor), Sandbag (backpack).

 

Weight Room Orientation

Wednesdays, 2:30 pm | Facebook Live

Lifting weights can intimidating for many reasons. This Facebook Live provides fundamental knowledge and safety features of equipment, weight machines, and gym etiquette.  

 

HIIT

Thursdays, 7:00 - 7:30 am | Facebook Live

This class alternates between intervals of high intensity cardiovascular exercises and body-weight resistance movements to achieve maximum performance in minimal time.

Equipment: This class may utilize a yoga mat (carpet, towel), plyo box (sturdy chair, bench), glider disc (paper plate, towel, frisbee).

 

Yoga I

Thursdays, 12:00 - 1:00 pm | Zoom

This meditative practice includes longer holds to ignite the body's internal heat and allow deep release to occur. Students learn to balance strength with flexibility and effort to surrender in each pose.

Zoom Meeting Link: https://denvergov-org.zoom.us/j/81240528363 

Meeting ID: 812 4052 8363

Equipment: Class may utilize: yoga mat (carpet, towel), yoga block (book, reusable plastic water bottle).

 

Lower Body

Thursdays, 4:15 - 5:00 pm | Zoom

This 45 minute class will crush your arms and core! We will target chest, back, biceps, triceps, shoulders, and abs through a variety of resistance training exercises.

Zoom Meeting Link: https://denvergov-org.zoom.us/j/82819584834

Meeting ID: 828 1958 4834

Equipment: Dumbbells (cans of beans, peanut butter jars), kettlebell, glider disc, Plyo box, resistance band, sandbag.

 

HIIT and Core

Fridays, 9:00 - 9:45 am | Zoom

This class alternates between intervals of high intensity cardiovascular exercises and body-weight resistance movements with a focus on core work to achieve maximum performance in minimal time.

Zoom Meeting Link: https://denvergov-org.zoom.us/j/86998205083

Meeting ID: 869 9820 5083

Equipment: This class may utilize: yoga mat (carpet, towel), Plyo box (sturdy chair, bench), glider disc (paper plate, towel, frisbee).

 

Nutrition Fundamentals 

Fridays, 10:30 am | Facebook Live

Nutrition Fundamentals is an interactive class conducive to learning about basic nutrition. The group will discuss topics and have a dialogue. 

 

Circuit Training

Fridays, 12:00 - 12:45 pm | Zoom

This strength training class consists of a series of exercises performed back-to-back for a designated amount of time or repetitions and is tailored to all fitness levels.

Zoom Meeting Link: https://denvergov-org.zoom.us/j/96076161583

Meeting ID: 960 7616 1583 

Equipment: Sturdy chair, mat, light set of dumbbells for arm exercises, heavy set of dumbbells for back and lower body.

Outdoor Recreation

Questions? Email outdoor.recreation@denvergov.org for assistance.

 

Nature Know How's

Thursdays, 4:00 - 4:30 pm | Zoom

Topic: Sinkholes

Learn about karst topography while building a model sinkhole out of household materials with Josh.

Zoom Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/96774900126?pwd=UGkyTHpLeUdiaFJXRncrWllIRGVZZz09

Meeting ID: 967 7490 0126

Password: NATURE

Supplies: Styrofoam cup, thin sponge or paper towels, scissors, empty 2L bottle, sheet of paper, half cup of sugar, 1 cup of sand, warm water.

 

Conocimientos la Naturaleza

Los jueves, 4:00 - 4:30 pm | Zoom

Tema: Sumideros

Aprenda sobre la topografía kárstica mientras construye un modelo de sumidero junto a Josh usando materiales que se encuentra en casa.

Enlace para la Reunión de Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/96774900126?pwd=UGkyTHpLeUdiaFJXRncrWllIRGVZZz09

PCD Meeting January 12, 2021

3334 Quivas Street: The owner presented her request for a variance for a proposed ADU at the rear of the property. PCD asked the owner to confirm the dimensions of the proposed structure and suggested that with some minor changes to the design she might be able to avoid the need for a variance. Committee members noted that the Board of Adjustment-Zoning will be looking for a true hardship and that they had trouble seeing one on a large lot like this.
 
3533 Quivas Street: Denver Urban Garden (DUG) sold a portion of the El Oasis Garden and is seeking a variance to establish a lot for a smaller El Oasis Garden that does not have street access. The request goes to the Board of Adjustment on January 19. Following PCD Committee discussion, a motion to recommend approval of the variance was approved unanimously subject to DUG recording a Deed Restriction that would ensure that the garden remain a garden in perpetuity.

 

Neighborhood Planning Initiative (NPI)/ Near Northwest Area Plan 
Naomi Grunditz of Councilwoman Sandoval’s office gave a brief, informative presentation about the process of the NPI. She’s willing to do this presentation for interested groups.
Learn more about the Near Northwest Area Plan at: https://www.denvergov.org/Government/Departments/Community-Planning-and-Development/Plans-in-Progress/Near-Northwest-Area-Plan
You can sign up for e-mail updates and can fill out an interest form if you think that you might want to be involved.


Group Living Amendment: The Group Living Amendment goes to a second reading at a public hearing on February 8. To learn more, go to: https://www.denvergov.org/Government/Departments/Community-Planning-and-Development/Denver-Zoning-Code/Text-Amendments/Group-Living 
 

Hearing Dates:
3533 Quivas Street: Application for BOA Case #118-20, January 19, 2021 at 9:30 am.
2258 West 35th Avenue: Revised Application for BOA Case #108-20, January 19th, 2021 at 10:30 am.

Please let the office know if you plan on attending the January 19th hearing virtually.

 
Justin Gumo | Administrative Assistant IV
Board of Adjustment Zoning Appeals | City and County of Denver
p: (720) 913-3052 | justin.gumo@denvergov.org

Field Tour |  Tejon Street Corridor

Thursday, October 15 @ 5P - 6P via Zoom: https://bit.ly/31aGPdo

Thank you for your interest in participating in a field tour of the Tejon St Corridor.  Tejon Street from W 32nd Ave to W 46th Ave was identified as an important bicycle connection that would have protected bike lanes installed in the Denver Moves Bicycles Plan (2011) and subsequent Denver Moves Plan Update (2015).  We have been working with the project Stakeholder Working Group in the Northwest Area since February of this year to develop and refine concept designs for corridors in the Northwest Area, including Tejon St.  In addition, Tejon St/16th St from Central St to W 32nd Ave is included in DOTI’s 2021 repaving program and a bicycle facility will be installed in that segment concurrently with the paving activities.

Tour Info

We plan to meet at the SE corner of W 35th Ave and Tejon and walk/bike the corridor so you can share your thoughts and concerns and we can share details about the current concept designs.  Depending on how many attendees RSVP for this tour, we may break into smaller group to visit specific areas of interest.  Tour details are:

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Location:   Meet at southeast corner of W 35th Ave and Tejon

Protocol:   Social distancing and mask wearing will be required. Please let me know if this is an issue and we can make alternate arrangements.

Method:    We will walk or bike to various locations on the corridor that the group wants to highlight

 

The following Project and DOTI representatives will be in attendance:

  • Geneva Hooten- DOTI CTN Planning Project Manager

  • Chris Vogelsang- CTN Planning Consultant Project Manager

  • Michael Koslow- CTN Design DOTI Project Manager

  • Scott Burton- DOTI Transportation Operations: Curbside and Parking

  • Karen Good- DOTI Community Designer for this area

  • Ryan McCann- DOTI On Street Program Manager

  • A representative from the consultant design team being led by Parsons

 

Please feel free to share this information with anyone you feel would be interested in or benefit from this tour.  I will provide a calendar invitation that you can forward as well.  Feel free to reach out to me by email or phone with any questions or concerns.

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Updates from Woodbury Branch Librarian, Tiffany Mair

September 15, 2020

Denver Public Library is continuing to deliver holds via our curbside reservation appointments. Once you are notified that your holds are ready for pick up, you can schedule a reservation here.

 

If you would like help placing your holds, or you are having trouble making a curbside reservation you can call Reference at (720) 865-1363 or Woodbury directly at (720) 865-0930.

 

Select locations are offering outdoor Chromebook access as well as free black and white printing. 30 or 60-minute sessions are available on a first come, first served basis. We are offering this service at 11 library locations and we are also providing outdoor tech access at some Mobile Services stops and other non-library locations. Customers have been using this service to do everything from applying for jobs or benefits, to printing out immigration paperwork, to contacting loved ones, to finding books and much more--just like when we were inside our buildings.

 

Outdoor Tech Access Locations and Schedules

  • Central Library: Tue-Fri, 12-3pm

  • Athmar Park: Tue-Fri, 2-5pm

  • Ross-Barnum: Tue-Fri, 2-5pm (starting 8/18)

  • Bear Valley: Tue-Fri, 2-5pm; Sat 10a-1p

  • Ford-Warren:Tue-Fri, 2-5pm

  • Green Valley Ranch: Tue-Fri, 12-3pm

  • Hadley: Tue-Fri 12-4pm; Saturday 10-1

  • Hampden: Tue-Fri, 10a-3pm

  • Montbello: Tue-Fri, 12-3pm

  • Robinson: Tue-Fri, 12-3p (starting 8/25)

  • Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales: Tue-Fri, 2-5pm

  • Valdez Perry: Tue-Fri, 2-5pm; Sat 10-1

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Banning flavored tobacco is a life-saving policy,  most specifically, within communities of color when they include menthol cigarettes.   
Protecting the public health of Denver residents remains a priority of our coalition, and that of the nearly now 40 organizations that are endorsing this work and are eager to engage.  


Supporting organizations (listed on the attached factsheet) include NAACP, the Denver Chapter of the NAACP, the Colorado Black Health Collaborative, the Center for African American Health, One Colorado and the Colorado Latino Leadership Advocacy & Research Organization.  The number of those supporting continues to increase as we further engage organizations and individuals in our work.

Important facts that support our work, and the reason why we are working towards this policy change for Denver: 
· 81 percent of kids initiate use of tobacco because it is flavored
· 97 percent of those who use have used a flavored product in the last 30 days
· While Colorado leads the nation in use of vaping products at over 26 percent of kids who use, only five percent of adults use vaping     products in Colorado. 

Read the fact sheet and resolution below.

Denver Flavor Ban Fact Sheet

Flavor Ban Resolution

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WORLD ART DROP DAY

Denver Arts & Venues calls for local artists and businesses to delight and surprise Denver residents, and create positive connections through art by committing to participate in World Art Drop Day Tuesday, Sept. 1. Additionally, participants can be featured on Denver Arts & Venues Art Shop Marketplace, created to help support sales and commerce.
 
World Art Drop Day occurs annually on the first Tuesday of September and was conceived by Utah’s Jake Parker with the goal of connecting people to one another, and generating random bonds between strangers through the act of creating and giving.
 
“We’ve supported Art Drop Day for several years, promoting the opportunity for artists and community members to connect through art,” said Denver Arts & Venues Executive Director Ginger White Brunetti. “But this year is special. In addition to artists hiding small pieces of free art, we are inviting them to be showcased on ArtsandVenues.com/ArtShop.”
 
All past and current Art Drop Denver participants are eligible to be featured in the Art Shop Marketplace. Each Thursday, Arts & Venues will randomly select a few artists who will also be promoted on social media and highlighted in the weekly e-newsletter which reaches more than 40,000 people.
 
“2020 has been a difficult year for artists. As events are canceled, galleries are closed or facing limited hours of operation, and businesses across the gamut are facing economic stress, we wanted to give Denver’s artistic community a chance to showcase their talents,” explained Denver Arts & Venues Strategic Partnerships & Community Programming Specialist Brooke Dilling. “We hope that people will find a way to support our artistic community by purchasing art, lessons, music, event tickets and the like.”
 
Artists, musicians, crafters, teachers and other individuals can be featured as part of Art Shop by completing a short form with a photo, a brief description and links to their social media, as well as their website so people can purchase artwork, music, lessons, tickets, etc.
 
Artists interested in the Art Drop Day social media scavenger hunt can commit to participate by filling out the online form and creating a small, inexpensive piece or two to share on Art Drop Day. Then, on Tuesday, Sept. 1, artists and other participants can hide art around town, and drop hints and clues on social media so people can find their creations.
 
The public can participate in the fun and search for art by following #artdropday and #artdropdenver on social media, or by joining the Art Drop Denver Facebook group. Families and hobbyists can also get involved by creating and “dropping” art. Additionally, businesses can support local artists by purchasing artwork or art supplies and hiding them around town.
 
“It’s not just about visual art either. We have seen people hide books, jewelry, music, even theatre tickets,” continued Dilling. “We wanted to make sure to say thank you to all of those participants by supporting them through the Art Shop Marketplace.”
 
An estimated 1,000 pieces of art were hidden in the Denver-metro area in 2018 and 2019. The Art Drop Denver Facebook group has nearly 3,000 members, more than doubling each year since it was created.

Denver Climate Action on the November Ballot

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On August 3rd, the Denver City Council voted to refer a sales tax increase to the November ballot. If the tax is passed, residents and visitors would pay an additional 2.5 cents on every $10 spent in Denver. Items like food, medical supplies, and feminine products would be exempt from the tax increase. 
 
This initiative will replace the energy tax that was placed on the ballot by Resilient Denver which recently changed their name to Climate Action Denver.  Members of Climate Action Denver served on the Climate Action Task Force and agreed to withdraw their initiative if City Council referred the sales tax. There was complete consensus on the task force that a sales tax increase was the best option for raising funds to support the City’s efforts to decrease the impact of climate change.
 
In order to keep equity at the center of climate action taken by the City, half of the funds will be used to support low-income and underserved communities. The measure states that the City “should, over the long term, endeavor to invest 50% of the dedicated funds directly in the community with a strong lens toward equity, race and social justice.”
 
“No matter where you live on this planet, the effects of climate change are real, they are happening right now, and they represent the greatest environmental threat to the security and well-being of our community, city and country,” Mayor Hancock said. “Thanks to Denver Public Health & Environment, Denver is a known and recognized leader in the fight against climate change. But the science tells us we must move even more aggressively.”
 
“We are facing a climate change crisis, and Denver must step up to do everything that we can to live up to our Paris Agreement promise, meet the science-based targets for greenhouse gas emission reductions, and protect the planet for future generations,” Council Representative Jolon Clark said. 
 
For more details, read this article in the Denverite.
 
To donate or volunteer, visit
Climate Action Denver.
 
Support the Climate Action Sales Tax by voting YES!

Neighborhood Safety Update

DPD Officer Michelle - Property Crime Map

* For helpful information from Officer Cooper click here

DPD update – Officer Michele Cooper shared that the Department has 2000 masks that they can distribute as needed to help enforce the required mask mandate from the Governor. She highlighted crime concerns in Highland:

  1. bike thefts - the DPD has a nifty way to register your bike.

  2. garage break ins because folks are leaving their garage doors open.

  3. car thefts: the DPD will provide a free club to folks with the top 10 makes of stolen cars. They also have special screws you can use to secure your license plate.

Takeout Tuesday Northside Restaurant Effort

Now’s your chance to help keep local restaurants (& their staffs) going during COVID-19. HUNI has joined forces with fellow Northside neighborhood and merchant groups to promote “Takeout Tuesdays” across North Denver. 

 

Sign the “Takeout Tuesdays” pledge to commit to ordering takeout one or two nights each week from Northside restaurants. Then you’ll receive weekly reminders and recommendations for amazing “to go” food options all over North Denver. There may also be chances to win gift cards and other prizes to some of your favorite Northside hot spots. 


Please take the pledge, show your support and help keep our North Denver community strong!"

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COVID-19 |  Friendly suggestions from one of our HUNI Merchants

This email was shared by one of our community members who is in digital marketing. THIS IS NOT FROM HUNI (just wanted to share). He commented about reaching out to your business community:

 

Now is not the time to be silent. Some people are scared to act. Leaders get creative and act quickly.

Here are a few steps he suggested for those businesses to adapt and prepare: 

  1. Talk to your landlord to see if they can work with you (either by splitting up payments or lowering the rent for the month)

  2. Cut costs that are not an investment to grow your business - Rather than layoff employees, furlough them. Or, have them help you with #3 & #4 below

  3. Consider if your business needs to pivot to solve problems people are experiencing now (feeling isolated, need assistance with getting supplies in, or their source of income has stopped and they need to work from home)

  4. Figure out what parts of your business can get online & get it launched(don’t get distracted by how pretty it is or adding a complex feature, get it online and refine it as you go)

  5. Coronavirus Resource & Loan Options from Small Business Administration

  6. Facebook Small Business Grants Program - $100M in cash grants and ad credits to help during this challenging time and Amazon’s Neighborhood Small Business Relief Fund

  7. Once you’ve adapted & prepared your road map for getting online AND have launched the essentials (your website and a marketing strategy), reach out to your community and invest money in advertising (Google AdWords & Facebook) to drive traffic quickly

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