Mission

We believe in an equitable city where all people have the opportunity to prosper and thrive


 
Together, with our members and affiliated organizations, we have three roles: 

1.

Identify, research, and advance the best of ideas that promote equitable city policies and investments 

2.

Educate residents about public policy initiatives, innovative growth solutions, and candidates for public office that champion a more inclusive Denver

3.

Educate, empower, and communicate with courageous community leaders that advance progressive change in Denver 

Mobilize

Mobilize unheard voices and build grassroots support

Encourage

 Encourage business and government leaders to proactively confront and manage our city’s growth issues

Monitor

Monitor civic dialogue and the ever-changing issues affecting the City and County of Denver.

Uplift

Uplift Denver’s historically marginalized communities and people through policy, 

Collaborate

Collaborate with others who share our values and seek to make Denver a more equitable place

Educate

Educate with objective, compelling, and reliable information

Demand

Demand transparency and honesty from our civic leaders

Support

Support innovative solutions that have the power to transform our community

Our Agenda...

Housing Accessibility

To preserve and create more affordable housing ranging from low income units to workforce housing to homeownership pathways, providing accessible housing at all income levels, and for all walks of life, including the unhoused, our seniors, service industry workers, young professionals, and families

Progressive Land Use Policy

To support cohesive, innovative urban design and city planning solutions that manage Denver’s growth in considerate and pragmatic ways, promoting accessibility, inclusivity, diversity, and ecological responsibility in our communities

Multi-Modal Transportation

To increase mobility options beyond the automobile, incentivize a car-free commute, and make it easier to walk, bike, wheelchair roll, or ride transit to get around the Denver Metro Area

Health and Wellness

To encourage healthy lifestyles and advocate for easy and more equitable access to quality healthcare for all who live here

Public Investments

 To guarantee public funds are invested in parts of our community that need it most, ensuring that public expenditures are used to dismantle rather than reinforce historic inequalities