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Women's Foundation Event Features Michelle Obama TOGETHER: The Women's Foundation of Colorado's 30th anniversary celebration and fund raiser will feature a live conversation with Michelle Obama. The event will be held on July 25, 2017 at 5:30 pm (doors open at 4:00 pm) at the Pepsi Center. "Mrs. Obama has inspired many girls with her story and her fierce commitment to creating access to education for girls", says a Foundation representative. "We are thrilled that she is joining us". Tickets will go on sale May 15th at www.altitudetickets.com or by phone at 866-461-6556

Business and civic leaders were presented the 2017 State of Downtown Denver report, which showcases the impact of Downtown's place-based economic development strategy in driving significant growth to establish Downtown Denver as a powerful economic engine for the entire region. The annual report, funded in part by the Downtown Denver Business Improvement District, is one of the most comprehensive statistical looks at the stories and statistics behind a thriving center city, detailing increasing investment, strong office market fundamentals, a growing and highly-educated workforce and a vibrant residential population in Downtown Denver. “Great cities do not happen by accident. Our thriving center city is a result of a strategic vision to build one of the most economically powerful center cities in the country, and the metrics outlined in the 2017 State of Downtown Denver signal great success,” said Tami Door, president and CEO of the Downtown Denver Partnership. “Our residential population is expanding at unprecedented rates, $2.8 billion is being invested through

development projects, we’ve added 6,000 jobs and 23 new companies have re-located to or opened a new office in the center city to grow their business in the last 24 months.” More information can be obtained at www.downtowndenver.com

DeGette Decries Order as Violation of Women's Health Freedoms Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, said the Executive Order issued by the President is the first step toward rolling back women’s access to birth control and other forms of contraception. “The President is using the pretense of religious liberty to violate women’s freedom to make their own decisions about health care,” DeGette said. “Employers should not be able to intervene in intimate decisions about reproductive health by cutting off their access to preventive care. It’s outrageous that this administration is planning to take this step -- and on the same day that it conspired with GOP House members to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, which offers protections for reproductive care.” DeGette was one of the ACA’s authors, and she pushed to include in the law provisions that would result in access to contraception and reproduc-

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Joblessness Drops in Denver and Statewide

In the most recent job statistics released by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment for March 2017, the unadjusted unemployment rate for Denver County was 2.4 percent, down from 3.3 percent in February. For the 10-county metro Denver area unemployment dropped to 2.4 percent, down from 3.6 percent one year ago. In metro Denver, there were approximately 14,360 more people employed in March of this year than last month. Statewide, the adjusted unemployment rate for March was down to 2.6 percent – a 41-year low and well below the national rate of 4.5 percent. This decrease also ranked Colorado as having the lowest unemployment rate in the country for the month. The largest over the month private sector statewide job increases were in leisure and hospitality, financial activities, and education and health services. For the year to-date, the largest private sector job gains were in education and health services, professional and business services, and trade, transportation, and utilities. For more information: www.colorado.gov

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FYI/Happenings City to Study Mobility Enhancements on Broadway Denver Public Works is planning to look at new and improved travel options for people who work, live, play, and commute along the Broadway corridor. Additional efforts will be getting underway in the next few months. Building upon feedback received during the Broadway/Lincoln Corridor Study, Denver Public Works, in coordination with RTD, will be studying enhancements to transit service along Broadway. This includes transitioning the existing peak-only transit-only lane to a 24-hour transit lane, as well as implementing service changes that could increase the efficiency of travel by bus. The City will also be moving ahead with the next phase of design for multimodal travel along Broadway, including bikeway and transit enhancements that would stretch from Virginia to Cherry Creek as well as pedestrian safety improvements. While both of these efforts get underway in 2017, Denver Public Works will keep the current two-way bikeway in place and continue its evaluation. Data collected the first three months of the bikeway study shows, among other things. Vehicle travel time has not been significantly impacted by the bikeway study. Before installation of the bikeway, peak period travel time from Colfax to I-25 was an average of 11 minutes, 50 seconds. Post installation, the average travel time was 11 minutes and 59 seconds. More people are now riding bikes in the bikeway than on the sidewalk or transit lane, which is safer for people on bikes and people walking on the sidewalk. “I feel safer” was the #1 survey response from people walking and biking in the study area.

Denver Public Works will continue to receive input from the public on the bikeway study and seek community input on design of enhanced mobility facilities in the corridor. More info at www.denvermovesbroadway.com

Gender Pay Equity for Denver City Employees Denver announced that an independent analysis found the City and County of Denver provides its employees with equal pay for equal work. After reviewing the average base pay for male and female employees within city government, the study found no gender pay inequity based upon job classification in 382 individual job classifications. “I’m proud to know that our compensation efforts to provide ‘like pay for like work’ are serving our employees,” Mayor Michael B. Hancock said. "We hope that Denver can stand as an example of how the public and private sectors can reach these goals.” The Gender Pay Equity Analysis was conducted at the request of Mayor Hancock and the Denver Women’s Commission. The Denver Office of Human Resources hired Segal Waters, a national leader in compensation analysis, to gather compensation data across all grades and job classifications for Career Service, Civil Service and Appointee job classifications. “With our partnership with the Women’s Commission, we are focused on learning and development, and encouraging female candidates to explore all of their career options. We have placed an emphasis on attracting female applicants to career paths that

have tended to typically draw more male candidates and vice versa. We are seeing very positive results as we continue these initiatives” said Karen Niparko, Executive Director of the Office of Human Resources. “The Women’s Commission is grateful to Mayor Hancock for acknowledging and taking on these important issues around pay equity. We are thrilled to see Denver taking the lead on issues of pay equity and equal opportunity benefits, and we are proud to stand with the Mayor in continuing these important efforts,” the Denver Women’s Commission said. Join us at the upcoming event: It’s Time 2017 Gender Equity Summit May 31, 2017 from 9:00am-6:00pm Auraria Campus-Tivoli Student Union, 890 Auraria Pkwy #410, Denver, CO 80204 www.itstimenetwork.org

School Board Adopts Resolution Opposing Cuts to Programs The Denver School Board urges US Congress not to cut vital education programs. Denver Board of Education members approved a Resolution Regarding the 2017 Federal Education Budget Proposal that expresses the Board’s concern that the President's budget proposal eliminates or significantly reduces funding for a wide range of programs that benefit Denver Public Schools’ (DPS) students and families and would be very harmful to the interests of the district’s highestneed students and families. “Tonight, we honored a great many people with 20, 25, 30, even 45 years of service in our schools, and they did it because they believe in public education and that it can work," said Board

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FYI/Happenings Secretary Happy Haynes. "We, on this board, will be the first ones to say that we have improvements to make and a long way to go, but this is not the time to say we quit on public education. This is the time to say we double down.” The document states that “the District respectfully urges Congress to continue its support for the vital resources in the current federal education budget and not to approve the cuts in the administration's proposed budget.” More information at www.dpsk12.org

Five DPS Schools On List of Best High Schools Statewide Denver Public Schools (DPS) is pleased to announce that 12 DPS high schools have received national recognition on the 2017 U.S. News and World Report’s list of Best High Schools in America.The rankings included data on more than 22,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. More than 80 Colorado schools are

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RiNo Art District Office Moving to Zeppelin Station The upcoming move of the RiNo Art District office to the Zeppelin Station is a bold and symbolic move coming right as the neighborhood faces the greatest challenges to its tradition as the “Place Where Art is Made”. Redevelopment and the loss of the aged warehouses and industrial buildings that provided space and freedom for the makers, creatives, and starters who flocked here to pursue their dreams and who sparked the regeneration of the area is happening quickly. Speculation, high land costs, properties being bought and sold for record high prices. The outlook here for the dreamers is bleak. Now comes the RiNo Art District, working long and hard on “changing the paradigm of gentrification to a community that is empowered to rise together”, striking-out to become a more visible and accessible player, emboldened by a neighborhood pioneer, investor/developer, and keeper of the flame providing opportunity for this. The integration of the District office into the “public gathering place” of the Zeppelin Station at 35th and Wazee streets adjacent to the pedestrian bridge that spans the railroad tracks, will give the District a highly visible and easily accessible “foot” in both the western and eastern portions of the RiNo neighborhood historically separated by the tracks. The bridge and the gathering place – the “front door” of the new office - will be part of an important link unifying the neighborhood and strengthening its voice in shaping its future. The District can take advantage of the relocation to become an even more active focus of neighborhood discourse and action, broadening participation, and strengthening its leadership role and responsibility by fortifying neighborhood unity and utilizing it for local advantage. It is fortunate and opportune that the relocation to the Zeppelin Station will place the District office centrally within the redeveloping areas of the neighborhood. Being centrally located in these areas will facilitate interactions with developers and builders - and neighbors - providing opportunities for the District to participate in more meaningful and leveraged participation with them. This is an invaluable opportunity for the District to add this experience and vocabulary - and to be able to apply them to other actions elsewhere in the neighborhood. The concept of integrating and enabling an art space - in this case a Districtrun retail store for local makers and artists - to coincide within an office and retail venture like Zeppelin Station is a brave new world for everyone. Whether it is this concept, or another such as the Ironton Distillery & Crafthouse concept, the challenge for the District is to be the strongest advocate and voice for the inclusion of these and other innovative solutions in all redevelopment projects as means for keeping art in the neighborhood. The relocation to Zeppelin Station will provide the District the starting point for this opportunity – and changing the paradigm. - from the Denver News

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recognized among the U.S. News Best High Schools, including 15 gold medal schools, 32 silver medal schools and 37 bronze medal schools. Among the gold medal ranked Best High Schools in Colorado are five DPS schools, including two of the top three ranked: #2 DSST: Stapleton High School – Gold Medal #3 KIPP Denver Collegiate High School – Gold Medal #12 Denver Center for International Studies – Gold Medal #13 DSST: Green Valley RanchHigh School – Gold Medal #14 Denver School of the Arts – Gold Medal In addition, three additional DPS Best High Schools were recognized: #28 Thomas Jefferson High School – Silver Medal #46 George Washington High School – Silver Medal #49 DCIS at Montbello – Bronze Medal For a full review go to www.usnews.com

RTD Enhances Mobility Access on Light Rail The Regional Transportation District (RTD), Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition (CCDC), and Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center (CREEC) are collaborating to ensure that passengers with mobility impairments requiring devices specifically to assist with ambulation, including manual and motorized wheelchairs, scooters, and walkers, are able to easily board and maneuver inside light rail vehicles. As a part of this effort, RTD will be altering the seating design of current and new light rail vehicles. The retrofit includes removing a set of seats next to the current wheelchair areas, which will open up the designated area for easier access. This will also provide additional standing room for passengers in light rail vehicles when not being used for mobility devices. Within the next five years, RTD will be retrofitting all existing light rail vehicles. In addition, all new vehicles will be substantially similar in design to the retrofitted vehicles. “We are committed to ensuring that our services are as accessible and safe as possible for all riders,” said RTD General Manager and CEO David Genova. “We continue to partner with organizations that represent the ADA community to look for ways that we can improve our facilities, vehicles and services.” For more information call 720.326.7311

"If school officials want to be relevant in a world that has rapidly moved from Gutenberg to Google, they will have to ask themselves what their value proposition will be in a content abundant world,” says Bill Latham of MeTeor Education. "They are going to have to transform their practices if they are going to continue to receive future permission from parents to educate their children.” Some of the keys to laddering up schools into thriving community schools are presented in the book coauthored by Latham, "Humanizing the Education Machine". A few of the major themes the book explores are: Setting cultures and strategies that align with the particular needs of learning communities. More than 15 million children in the United States are living below the poverty line, often told they don’t have a chance. Latham points to the tremendous mindshare these students devote to basic needs, safety and security. Strategies that focus on their social and emotional literacy as well as resilience help such children persevere and emerge from such conditions with a brighter future. Working to re-engage social capital with teachers, parents and the community at large. The resources needed for transformative learning experiences for students are often found sitting on FYI Section continued on page 6 ■

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FYI/Happenings ■ FYI continued from page 5 the sidelines in communities because of falling trust in the effectiveness of the school’s current strategies. Schools must become intentional about engaging their community and giving them clear insight into how they are going to ensure students are succeeding. Understanding the direct connection between engaging learning experiences and the student having a hopeful view of the future. Because of the environment that they live in, many kids show up to school each day without a chance of learning a thing. Because they are homeless, their parents sell drugs or they are constantly faced

with violence, their brains are on survival mode – fight or flight. They are always on alert, thus the brain has shut down all non-essential functions like learning. "Teachers learn that kids bring their pain to class,” Latham says. “They also realize that nothing in their training prepares them for the pain. By understanding and embracing the relational role of the teachers, we will create a safe environment for their students, and begin to lay the foundation for a more resilient, hopeful learner as they emerge into the future". For more information, www.meteoreducation.com

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in Denver! SPECIAL EVENTS DENVER DAY OF ROCK May 27, 2017 • 2:30 - 9:30 pm 16th Street Mall

COLORADO REMEMBERS May 27, 2017 • 11 am – Ceremony; 2 pm Concert Spring Hill Community Park (Aurora)

VETERANS MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE May 27, 2017 • 10 am – noon POF Hall, 1340 Sherman Street

ODESZA May 27-28, 2017 Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre

DENVER ARTS FESTIVAL May 27-28, 2017 Stapleton Conservatory Green

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MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS BACKSTORY: WESTERN AMERICAN ART IN CONTEXT Through February 2018 History Colorado Center ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM Through August 6, 2017 Denver Art Museum CALDER MONUMENTAL Through September 2017 Denver Botanical Gardens VIKINGS: BEYOND THE LEGEND Through August 2017 Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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City Nets Strong Results for Economic Development in 2016

Office of Economic Development’s (OED) annual report shows direct influence on job creation and capital investment. A wide variety of investment strategies, focused on businesses, neighborhoods, workforce training and affordable housing, yielded strong results for the City and County of Denver last year, according to the Denver OED annual report. The city’s various incentive, tax credit, loan, and training assistance programs helped 85 firms expand in Denver, collectively creating 2,968 new jobs and making more than $111 million in capital investments. OED’s efforts also supported the retention of 6,892 jobs. The annual report outlines the tangible outcomes of the OED’s JumpStart 2016 strategic plan, including: - Commitments to create and/or rehabilitate 579 affordable housing units throughout the city. - Enhancing neighborhood vitality by supporting 36 separate neighborhood development projects with Community Development Block Grant funds. - Serving more than 30,000 individuals with job search assistance through Denver Workforce Services - Supported catalytic development in Arapahoe Square by providing gap financing for the Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network’s new headquarters and innovation center. - Completed a comprehensive economic analysis to support the future creation of an agribusiness innovation area surrounding the National Western Center redevelopment. - Led efforts to foster the development of mixed-income condominium

development at two separate transitoriented development sites. - Increased access to contracting opportunities by growing the city’s business certification programs, with a total of 1,278 small and minority/ women-owned firms earning more than $105 million from the city’s construction, professional services, and purchasing opportunities. Copies of the annual report are available online at www.Denvergov.org/oed

ADL Lauds Denver Police for Investigating Potential Hate Crime

The Anti-Defamation League, responding to reports of vandalism of six cars that had swastikas and “KKK” scratched into them, condemned the incident and applauded Denver law enforcement for investigating the incident as a possible hate crime. The cars were all parked across the street from the Merage & Allon Hillel Center at the University of Denver. Hillel is a national organization that serves Jewish students on campus. Scott L. Levin, ADL Mountain States Regional Director, issued the following statement: "This incident concerns us because we are seeing an increased number of bias-motivated incidents, including acts of anti-Semitism, in Colorado and across the country. We commend the Denver Police Department for investigating whether this was a hate crime". ADL recently released its annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents that showed the number of anti-Semitic incidents reported in Colorado more than doubled in 2016 from the previous year - up to 45 incidents in 2016 compared to 18 incidents in 2015. Contact: 720-799-9673 www.jshaver@adl.org

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Wining & Dining Paleo Concept Just BE Kitchen Opens

Civic Center EATS Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays through September Civic Center Park Learn More Delicious food, fresh air, gorgeous views, live music and a great cause... Metro Denver’s largest gathering of gourmet food trucks and carts returns to Downtown Denver’s Civic Center Park in May 2017. A showcase of Denver’s culinary and entrepreneurial diversity, the 12th annual Civic Center EATS returns on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, with its weekly Tu e s d a y / We d n e s d a y / T h u r s d a y schedule. Proceeds help support Civic Center Park revitalization efforts through the nonprofit Civic Center Conservancy. www.civiccenterconservancy.org

Just BE Kitchen aims to help guests BE all they can BE by nourishing their bodies and souls in a loving, mindful space. With a mission to serve mindful mouthfuls from a conscious kitchen with kindness on a plate, Jennifer Peters and Carrie Baird,

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CO-CFOs (Chief Foodie Officers), have more in mind that just a place to grab some grub. In addition to food made with love and care from scratch, Just BE Kitchen aims to be a home away from home for its guests. Says Peters, “We want everyone to feel nourished and cared for when they are here. We want our guests to be able to

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Arts LoDown "Spinoff" One Night Only at People's Art Center

"Spinoff" is an uplifting, energetic, and accessible production where world class modern dance meets cutting edge classical pop fusion. This evening of dance and live music presents original choreography by critically acclaimed Kim Robards Dance (KRD) Artistic Director/Choreographer 00@0and unique arrangements by Spinphony Founder/Violinist/Composer Brett Omara. Having been presented internationally, Ms. Robards’ work is known for its driving physicality and visceral power. The New York Times wrote, “Ms. Robards’ work has a strong sense of craft…Ms. Robards takes pleasure in dance without clumsily concocted themes and other gimmicks. The choreography demands unremitting energy and athleticism..” Ms. Robards work is both timeless and relevant and has been presented throughout the US and abroad in China, Taiwan, and Scotland. Spinphony is a peerless ensemble consisting of four virtuostic string players and a technically talented DJ. Spinphony writes their own arrangements and originals in a style they call 'Pop Baroque'. While sticking to their classical roots they create a fresh new take on the classics by mashing them up with rock and pop favorites and adding high energy orchestrated backing tracks from the DJ. They perform more in the style of a rock band

than a traditional string quartet with choreographed dance moves and interaction with the audience. The People Arts Center 9995 East Colfax Ave. Aurora 303-825-4847 www.KimRobardsDance.org

MSU Denver Announces Regional Printmaking Exhibition Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver) Center for Visual Art (CVA) announces the 528.0 Regional Juried Printmaking Exhibition sponsored by The Invisible Museum. Celebrating the expansive diversity of contemporary printmaking found in our western region, 528.0 features 96 works by 58 artists and is on view at CVA May 26 through July 22, 2017. Opening reception will be open to all on May 26 from 6-8 p.m. at CVA. www.msudenver.edu

DAM Announces Native Artist-in-Residence Project In May, the five-month long Denver Art Museum (DAM) Collaborative Native Arts Artist-in-Residence program will feature three alumni artist residents, including Melanie Yazzie, Walt Pourier and Gregg Deal, for a one-of-a-kind collaborative project titled Action X Community X Togetherness. While their artistic styles and mediums vary, the collaboration is focused on one central theme: art as a call to action and a catalyst for change. Their exploration of this theme will drive a variety of joint projects, such as talks, tours and workshops where visitors will have the opportunity to engage with the artists through September 2017. The program launched in 2012 to highlight the ongoing creativity among Native American artists, while enlivening museum experiences and spotlighting key permanent museum collections. www.denverartmuseum.org

Adult Maker Nights with Space Gallery He SPACE Gallery is teaming up with award-winning artists and Eurekus STEAM educators, Monica and Tyler Aiello, for new Adult Maker Nights! Come, ignite your creativity during

these fun-filled evenings of discovery. Part workshop, part social lounge plan to have a blast while connecting with other creatives. Mix, mingle, design, and investigate in our beautiful gallery space while enjoying light hors d'oeuvres and adult beverages. Learn more about upcoming Maker Nights at www.spacegallery.org

"Small Differences" at Plinth Gallery The new ceramic work by Sandra Torres represents her continued exploration into the many variations of shape, size and patterns of porcelain. Sandra has chosen a process that allows her to create contrast of color while maintaining the soft bare feeling and translucency of the clay, delicate to the sight, yet strong to the touch. Her work is based on simplicity of shape and the qualities inherent in the porcelain. www.gallery@plinthgallery.com

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Arts LoDown Jean Smith at Zip37 Gallery

“Wall Works” New Ceramic Work by Jean Smith Opening Reception: Friday, May 26, 5 – 10 PM "This series of 3-D ceramic shapes positioned on the wall in groups, is a continuation of my exploration of creating larger pieces of artwork using multiples of smaller pieces. It has evolved through placing multiple pieces together on the floor or pedestal, to stacking multiple pieces on a metal rod, positioned on the floor; to stacking multiple pieces on a plastic coated wire and suspended from the ceiling. "Through this exercise, the pieces have changed from shapes found in nature to abstract shapes. The goal has been to create a larger piece of work using multiple pieces, than would be possible as a singular piece. In some respects, the process is like stringing beads. Each mutation changes in color as well as position. " Show runs through June 9th. Zip Gallery is located at 3644 Navajo Street. Contact us at 720 470-6339 or www.zip37.com

"The Western" Opens at DAM in May

Gifford Ewing Photography Exhibit at Arts Brookfield Denver’s famed photographer, Gifford Ewing, defies technological trends and captures true beauty in nature’s pristine landscapes by using a traditional photographic process. Starting May 18 at Arts Brookfield at 1801 California Avenue in the Uptown neighborhood, the public is invited to experience a collection of Ewing’s captivating newer, larger format works that make up the free exhibition Threshold, Monumental photography by Gifford Ewing, featuring the artist’s black and white as well as color photography.

This May, the Denver Art Museum (DAM) opens The Western: An Epic in Art and Film. The first major exhibition to examine the Western genre and its evolution from the mid1800s to the present—including romantic, large-scale paintings by Frederic Remington and Albert Bierstadt, contemporary works by Kent Monkman and Ed Ruscha and the films of John Ford and Sergio Leone. Untitled: True Grit on May 26 focuses on a night of tumbleweeds, tough guys and ten-gallon hats, and the Costume Studio retools with a Western theme. A special exhibition ticket is required for The Western; however, youth 18 and younger receive free admission. www.denverartmuseum.org

The dominant works featured in Threshold are seven monumental black and white photographs of urban and natural landscapes. When standing before these works, one feels as if they are standing on the precipice of reality, invited to step across the threshold and into the grandeur of the environment itself. Most of the inspiring natural landscapes were shot in Colorado and include images of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Great Sand Dunes National Park. The exhibit is on display through July 28th. 1801 California Avenue (at Clarkson Street) www.artsbrookfield.com

Kirk Norlin: UpClose Photography now showing at Silvana Mondo Gallery 4420 Tennyson St. Denver CO 80212 |720.244.8034 www.KirkNorlin.com

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Health is Wealth Civic Center Moves Daily, Year-Round at Civic Center Park

Enjoy free outdoor fitness classes this summer, brought to you by the Civic Center Conservancy. Yoga - Mondays, 6—7 p.m. Full-Body Workout - Tuesdays, 12:15—1 p.m. Fitness Tribe - Wed. - 6:15—7 a.m. Athlete Strong - Wednesdays, 12—12:45 p.m. Yoga Cross - 11 a.m.—12 p.m. www.civiccenterconservancy.com

Program to Fight Mental Health Stigma Launched

More than one million Coloradans—men, women, and children— live with a mental health condition. Even though depression and other mental health issues are common, they can be difficult to talk about. This month, Kaiser Permanente Colorado is launching a new effort to spark conversation and fight the stigma surrounding mental health. Coinciding with the start of National Mental Health Month, Kaiser Permanente’s “Find Your Words” public health awareness campaign focuses on TV, radio, and online messages that talk about depression in an honest and inspiring way. “At Kaiser Permanente, we believe health is achieved when mind, body, and spirit work together to improve your life,” said Roland Lyon, Kaiser Permanente Colorado president. “With this campaign, we hope to spark the conversation and let Coloradans know that receiving care for your mental health is just as important. In addition to the “Find Your Words” campaign, Kaiser Permanente is awarding grant funding to advance social and emotional wellness and mental health in school districts across the state. In August 2017, Kaiser Permanente will award five Colorado school districts a combined $1.5 million in Thriving Schools behavioral health grants. www. FindYourWords.org

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Planned Parenthood Staff Continues Care Giving When lawmakers attack Planned Parenthood and try to strip away people’s reproductive rights, patients panic — thinking their access to health care might vanish overnight. Calls, visits, and requests for consultations surge across our network of nearly 650 health centers. After the election, we saw a 900% increase in demand for IUDs. People feared what the new administration and Congress might bring. It sickens me that patients have to worry about losing their health care, but I know that Planned Parenthood doctors, nurses, and staff are doing everything they can to calm those fears while providing the very best care — no matter what lawmakers are up to. We fight back so patients and providers can focus on what matters most: health. So many people have started monthly gifts to Planned Parenthood in the last few months. That steady, reliable support makes it possible for us to respond to each new attack — in big, bold, and effective ways — while continuing to provide support to health centers and patients around the country. And with new threats on the horizon, we can use as many monthly supporters as there are people willing and able to give each month. You’ll feel good knowing that each and every month, a part of what you have to offer is helping thousands of Planned Parenthood patients access — and keep — the care they need. More info: www.ppfa.org

try out obstacles they’ve seen on TV! All ages and ability levels are welcome. Ninjas can compete as an individual or as a team to win the best time at completing the obstacles, while testing their speed, strength, balance and agility. At Tour, we celebrate all people living with diabetes with special recognition as “Red” participants – Red Riders, Red Striders, Red Ninjas and Red Crew Volunteers. If you or someone you love is living with diabetes, let us celebrate you and be a

part of an active and supportive community at Tour de Cure! Participants are encouraged to form teams with all participant types – riders, walkers, runners and ninjas. The fundraising minimum of $200 applies to all participant types and supports the mission of the American Diabetes Association: to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. To learn more and register, visit www.diabetes.org/coloradotourdecure

New Ninja Challenge Coming to ADA Annual Fundraising Event Want to test your ninja skills? Find out if you have what it takes to defeat the salmon ladder, rolling log or warped wall – compete at the American Diabetes Association’s newest challenge – the Xtreme Ninja Course at Tour de Cure Colorado! The event will take place on September 9, 2017 at Salisbury Equestrian Park & Sports Complex in Parker. With the addition of the Xtreme Ninja Course, community members have even more options to participate. Whether you ride, walk, run or ninja – there’s something for everyone at Tour de Cure Colorado. The event also features a 5K Walk/Run and four cycling routes, including: 20K, 50K, 100K and 100 Mile Century Ride. All routes end back at the community festival where there will be activities, food, entertainment and much more! Modeled after the popular ninja warrior show, the Xtreme Ninja Course at the Tour de Cure will offer aspiring ninjas and ninjas at heart a chance to

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Animal Matters Dumb Friends League Opens New Cat Spay/ Neuter Clinic The Dumb Friends League has opened a new spay/neuter clinic for cats as part of its ongoing efforts to reduce the number of cats on the streets and in shelters. The Dumb Friends League Solutions – Cat Spay/Neuter Clinic offers fully subsidized (no-cost) spay/ neuter surgeries for all Colorado cats, including feral cats, community cats (tame or feral free-roaming cats), and owned cats. Anyone can bring a cat to the clinic for spay/neuter surgery, regardless of income. Together with the Dumb Friends League, the new facility and spay/ neuter program are being partially funded for a three-year period by generous grants totaling $900,000 donated by the Animal Assistance Foundation, PetSmart Charities®, and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). The program has been endorsed by the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) and the local veterinary community. The League will be working closely with local organizations, including Denver Animal Protection, Metro Denver C.A.T. and a number of rescues and TNR groups, for cat trapping and transporting services. The Dumb Friends League Solutions – Cat Spay/Neuter Clinic is conveniently located near I-25 and 6th Avenue, at PetAid Colorado on 191 Yuma St. in

Denver. The clinic is operated by the Dumb Friends League and staffed by members of the Dumb Friends League veterinary team. The clinic will augment - not replace - the Dumb Friends League mobile spay/neuter program. The goal of the clinic is to spay or neuter 10,000 additional cats per year. More info: www.ddfl.org/catclinic

Join the Fight Against Pet Cancer “Most families with pets have been impacted by cancer — a disease that is taking away our pets way too soon. At Morris Animal Foundation, we are determined to change that by preventing and successfully treating cancer,” said Chief Scientific Officer Barbara Wolfe, DVM, PhD, DACZM. “Right now, cancer is the leading cause of death in dogs over the age of 1, and the second leading cause of death in cats. In fact, there are at least 12 million new dog, cat, and horse diagnoses every year.” Since 1948, the Foundation has funded 312 cancer studies and seen significant advances in cancer diagnosis and treatment. We cannot stop now. Our pets deserve a better chance at a longer, healthier life. Join us in this effort - get involved to help fight pet cancer. Your support makes that possible. Contact us and we'll share ways that you can join our efforts to fight pet cancer. www. morrisanimalfoundation.org

5 Signs That Your Dog Actually Loves You We love our dogs as if they are members of our families – because to us they really are! We show our dogs we love them in so many ways outside of just their regular care and maintenance, by doing things like buying them special treats and toys. But how do our dogs tell us they love us? #1 – Playing and Roughhousing With You Doing a little wrestling with your pooch is certainly safe and fun, and will even give you a new game to play to keep your relationship strong! #2 – Sleeping With You Dogs are pack animals, and in the wild wolves and other canids sleep huddled together in packs. This helps keep them warm and help them feel safe. #3 – Jumping on You While it’s better to teach dogs another, more acceptable way to share their excitement, jumping should be seen as a display of affection. #4 – Wagging Tails Although tail wagging isn’t always a sign of happiness, it’s generally displayed towards dog owners as a means of affection. #5 – Following You Around Dogs will follow their owners for a variety of reasons, including their knowledge that you’re typically the source of their food and shelter. But dogs are also pack animals that enjoy being with their families, and following you around is just another clue that your pup likes to stick by your side because he loves you.

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R e a l E state What Does “Low Inventory” Really Mean?

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The basic principles of supply and demand in combination with demoextraordinary graphic considerations are helpful in gaining an understanding of our properties real estate market. Real Estate should be viewed and evaluated by not WITH only geographical or local factors such as specific neighborhoods, but by extraordinary price range as well. For instance, when discussing the Denver RE market, lives it would be inaccurate to suggest that by looking in the $400,000 price range CONSIDERED OF DENVER'S you would have the same experience as youONE would shoppingTOP for aPRODUCERS, home in FEW PEOPLE KNOW DOWNTOWN DENVER REAL ESTATE the million-dollar market. It’s like comparing real estate markets between BETTER THAN DENA PASTORINI. California and Arkansas.

By Steve Blank, Managing Broker Liv Sotheby’s International Realty in Writer Square The selling season is off to an early start this year. Spring began in early February with strong sales projected through 2017, both nationally and in Denver.

As a long time resident of Riverfront Park, Dena serves as a broker at LIV Sotheby's International Realty, working with Sellersstatistic and Buyers throughout all of40% central Denver. According to a recent RE Colorado (our local MLS), - 50% of

new listings that enter the market sell in eight days or less. Of course, that 720.233.9096 • dena.pastorini@sothebysrealty.com is incredible, but keep in mind 20% - 30% of those will fall “out of contract” and go back on the market due to low appraisal, financing, a difficult home inspection, or inexperienced brokers who have not learned negotiation skills or how to handle issues when they arise.

The “average days on the1590 market” for luxury properties can be relatively Little Raven Street #302 1720 Wynkoop Street #212 3 Beds •We 3 Baths • 2,484seen SF • $1,400,000 2 Beds • 2 Bathshomes • 2,456 SF •are $1,189,000 similar to less expensive homes. have that when luxury brought to the market, one of two things happen: the property sells fairly quickly (30-90 days), or it remains on the market for a signification period of time (6-18 months). NOTE: The broker you select to represent you should be experienced, reputable, will communicate1022 with at#101 a high level, and it easy Pearlyou Street 2210will Blakemake Street #402 3 Beds • 3 Baths • 2,771 SF • $950,000 2 Beds • 2 Baths • 1,793 SF • $869,000 to trust them. A solid broker will find ways to save you money, and ultimately make you more money. Relating to the urban map below, the number of sales were down (lower inventory), however that likely influenced the fact that prices spiked about 15% in those areas. 1590 Little Raven Street #904

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One of the factors impacting Denver’s busy real estate market happens to be the same thing we complain about…low inventory! There is a real link between the booming recovery and economic elements such as Colorado’s population growth, extremely low unemployment rate (2.6%), income growth and low vacancy rates. An expanding population puts upward pressure on demand for homes, which in turn raises values. Population growth is significant, yet does not address necessary and desired lifestyle changes of various demographics. Younger millennials look for housing in the urban areas, while older millennials (early - mid 30s) are moving to the suburbs for schools and back yards (not so much condos and townhomes). Empty-nesters and those retiring typically want to be closer to the urban areas, and of course newly married or divorced couples want different housing options. It will be years before enough new supply (construction) can catch up with essential demographic requirements. Denver, and much of our nation, is experience the benefits - and the costs - of an improving economy.

On the other hand, do not expect that any house on the market will sell in a week or so, especially at any price. Properties listed below $500,000 (listed at market value or even on the high side of reasonable) can usu1590 Little Raven Street #507 1401 Wewatta Street #PH4 ally anticipate multiple offers. Properties in the $500,000 4 Beds • 5 Baths • 4,071listed SF • $3,250,000 2 Beds • 3 Baths-• $700,000 2,678 SF • $2,000,000 range will generally see good activity and could sell in less than 2-3 weeks. From $700,000 to a Million, homes will still see competition, but typically at a more even-paced, healthier activity level, making the luxury price range more buyer-friendly.

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Across the country, with few exceptions, the real estate market has been recovering and improving consistently. Of course, interest rates play a role in keeping mortgage costs affordable. As rates may climb in the next couple years, they will remain at relatively appealing levels. Prior to the recession from 2008-11, the last recession Denver experienced was in the mid to late 1980s. Rates were between 10% - 16% as opposed to the 4% range today. On a $100,000 30-year mortgage, the difference in payment (PI) between a rate of 4% and 5%, equals $240 a month. This impacts the lower price ranges and people on fixed incomes more than the mid to upper price ranges. Nobody wants to pay more for their monthly expense, but will, if that is what it takes to gain other personal and financial advantages. Basically, a one percent increase in interest rates equates to a 10% rise in purchase price.

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Real Estate Denver Ranked 9th in U.S. Housing Study

The Triangle Building at Union Station Sold The Triangle Building at 1550 Wewatta Street, adjacent to and within the Union Station redevelopment area, was recently purchased by Union Investment for $154 million - $676/ square foot, eclipsing the previous record price for an office building in Denver. The unique triangular building shape with its efficient floor plan, oversize windows, LEED Gold certification, and first-level retail and underground parking makes it one of the most distinctive, landmark office buildings in Downtown Denver. Its proximity to Union Station provides direct transit accessibility regionally and internationally. The 10-story, 232,000 square foot building was completed in 2015 and was among the first buildings in the redevelopment area included in the renovation of Union Station. The purchaser, Union Investment, is a German investment company owning and managing 350 office, retail, hotel, and logistics sector properties worldwide – many in key downtown core locations. “With regard to location, construction quality, and tenant structure, The Triangle is pretty much a perfect fit with our criteria for investment in the United States,” said Phillip La Pierre, Head of Investment Management Overseas at Urban Investment. The building is 98 percent leased; with major tenants being the media firm Liberty Global, WeWork, the world’s largest provider of co-working spaces, and the software company AutoDesk. Chris Frampton, Manager and Partner at East West Properties, sellers and developers of the property states, “Through a competitive process, we ultimately selected Union Investment for The Triangle because they are a great owner and manager of buildings. We believe The Triangle Building belongs in a portfolio of that caliber and quality.” www.thetrianglebuilding.net

With home values increasing - only 3.1 percent of Denver homes were decreasing in value versus a national average of 12.5 percent - and decreasing numbers of homeowners underwater on their mortgages, Denver is one of the healthiest housing markets nationally. Ranked number 9 by SmartAsset, a New York-based financial services and analytical firm. According to the analysis, Denver ranks high primarily because homes are selling here faster than nearly everywhere else in the country. SmartAsset ranked markets by stability, risk, fluidity (the shorter a property is on the market, the more fluid is the market) and affordability. Affordability accounted for 40 percent of the housing health rating, and noted that increasing housing costs are beginning to be too high for some people in the Denver market - raising the question of how healthy is the housing market really? In the national ranking, Plano, a suburb north of Dallas, was ranked number one. Four of the top eightranked healthiest national markets were located in suburban Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. For more information, www.smartasset.com

$2.8 B in Development Planned for Downtown

At the presentation of the Downtown Denver Partnership Annual Report, 42 projects planned or under construction totaling nearly $2.8 billion are on the books for 2017. These projects include 1,181 new hotel rooms, 5,431 new residential units, and 2.5 million square feet of new commercial office space. Key upcoming downtown retail announcements and openings include Sephora (pavilions, 2017), Target (!6th street Mall, 2018), and Whole Foods (Union Station, 2017). All of this growth is based upon Partnership projections of increased demand to accommodate new downtown residents (6,295 new population ), workers (8,805 new employees), and visitors (309,422 new annual downtown visitor nights). All of this projected growth comes on the heels of a similarly busy 2016 - $512 million development of downtown hotel rooms, residential units, and office space. “Our thriving center city is a result of a strategic vision to build one of the most economically powerful center cities in the country, and our metrics signal a great success,” says Tami Door, president and CEO of the Partner-

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1891 Curtis Street #1507

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Real Estate ■ Continued from page 13 ship. “Our residential population is expanding at an unprecedented pace – soon to reach 80,000 units downtown - $2.8 billion is being invested in development projects, we’ve added 6,000 jobs and 23 new companies have re-located to or opened a new office in the center city in the last 24 months.” Other metrics influencing this growth include the downtown workforce of 130,227 people that has grown at a rate of 17 percent since 2010 - outpacing the national rate of 11 percent; new retail development resulting in increased retail sales tax 60 percent since 2010 to $52 million in 2016; variety of transportation options within the metro region – with 40 percent of downtown commuters using transit in 2016; visitor destination of an all-time high of 16.4 million overnight visitors who spent $5 billion in 2016 while staying at 35 downtown hotels (9,500 rooms) and conferencing in 500,000 square feet of meeting space; and 58,000 students being educated at the Auraria Higher Education Campus. Downtown Denver is a powerful economic engine in the Greater Denver metro area and the Rocky Mountain region. More info: www.downtowndenver.com

New Apartment Const. Increases Rents for Denver Apartments New apartment construction in metro Denver has pushed up average monthly rents 5 percent in the first quarter of 2017 to $1,382 for all units from rates for the same period in 2016 (Apartment Association of Metro Denver). During this first quarter, 3,246 new apartments were brought to the market – a new record for first quarter and more than any other quarter in the past 15 years. These new apartments come with a premium price increasing average rents up to $1,792 for units built since 2010. The new apartments at this higher price point by themselves increased the metrowide average rent rate. This 5 percent increase in metro Denver apartment rental rates for the first quarter 2017, however, was still slower than a year ago when the average rate increased by 9 percent

– good news (sort of) for renters, but the market is still hot. Increased rent growth generated by newer apartment units being brought on the market is often a leading indicator of overall market strengthening. During this first quarter of 2017, the vacancy rate for metro area apartments decreased to 5.7 percent from 6.8 percent last year - even as the new 3,346 apartments were coming on the market in 2017. Net absorption, or how many units were leased in the quarter, was 4,664 across the metro area, driving down the vacancy rate. For more information, contact AAMD at 303 329-3300

Property Valuations Will Jump By Up To 40% Home owners across metro Denver should brace themselves for notices of property value that will weigh heavily on property taxes during the next two years. The short of it: Property taxes are going to go up, and for many, they're going way up. Home values rose a median 25.9 percent in Denver County in the latest two-year cycle. The range of home value increases in Denver neighborhoods ranged from 15.5 in Cherry Creek percent to 70.4 percent in Sun Valley. "Neighborhoods that had among the lower property values in 2014 will see the largest percentage increases in Denver, though each neighborhood has seen growth," Denver County Assessor Keith Erffmeyer said. Commercial properties saw big increases - 19.9 percent median increase in Denver. Vacant land values also increased which could further push up all home prices. The increase in a valuation doesn't by itself dictate how much more will be paid in property taxes. The actual amount of any increase will vary, depending on the tax rates for schools and residential water and fire services, etc. In Denver, there are factors that limit the amount of additional property taxes the county can collect off higher values to 6 percent a year. For more information, contact the Denver County Assessor's Office at 201 W. Colfax Ave. #406, Denver, CO 80202, 720 913-4162, or www.assessor@denvergov.org

State Passes Construction Defects Reform Legislation

It’s over! The long draught of no condominium building in the state is coming to an end after the Colorado State Legislature voted unanimously to pass HB 1297 ending four years of business and legislative feuding that brought condominium construction to a standstill. The construction defects reform bill is aimed directly at spurring condominium building in the state that has been starved for a lower-cost housing option to apartments and older single family homes. Condominiums now make up less than 3 percent of the new housing stock in Colorado. Condominium builders have long contested that existing laws have put them at too much risk of being sued by homeowners for defects forcing them to focus on apartment construction instead. Of particular concern, is that presently, under existing laws, only a majority of a homeowners association board need to approve of

taking legal action against a builder for defects. HB 1279 now changes that to require that a majority of condominium owners in a development must vote to file. It also requires that the condominium owners be made aware of the potential benefits and downsides of filing a suit. Also, it will not require that legal disputes go to binding arbitration. Another sticking point in getting the reform legislation approved was that the statute of limitations on discovering purported defects not be extended by as much as six months while a condominium votes on whether to proceed with a lawsuit. HB 1279 now reduces the time frame for extending the statute of limitations by just 90 days. It also clarifies voting procedures and owner requirements for voting. “With this groundbreaking consensus bill, we are protecting consumers, empowering homeowners and balancing risk in the marketplace for developers to break ground on attainable multi-family homes across the state”, says Representative Alec Garnett, Denver. HB 1279 now heads to the Governor who is expected to sign it. For more information, alec.garnett.house@state.co.us

Zeppelin Station Offers Collaborative Space for Innovators Zeppelin Station is an immersive 100,000-square-foot creative workplace and market hall located at the 38th station of RTD’s new rail line from Union Station to Denver International Airport. Designed to connect a diverse and active community of innovators, the collaborative space brings together elements of two of Zeppelin Development’s signature projects - TAXI and the popular Source market. Opening in late 2017, Zeppelin Station will boast a ground level featuring experiential food and beverage concepts; and top floor, creative office spaces with landscape terraces and a design that embraces Colorado’s ideal climate. www.zeppelinplaces.com

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ANGELA BELDY

DEE CHIRAFISI

ANNIE FOUSHEE

JENNA FULK

LAURA FULLER

GEORGIA GALLAGHER

KEVIN GARRETT

ZACH GILBERT

SARA GLAZE

DIANE GOLDSMITH

ANDREW GONZALES

BRIAN HARRIS

JAMIE HARRIS

JOHN HAYDEN

BARBARA HENDERSON

SUSAN HENDERSON

MAYTAL HESS

ALLI HUNDLEY

BRENT JONES

MARY KITCHEN

ANDI LEAHEY

ANN LENANE

HANNE LICHTENFELS

ANDY MAGUIRE

MATT MCNEILL

OLIVIA MERRILL

BECKY MILLER

KEN MILLER

BRIGETTE MODGLIN

CAROL MOERMAN

ALEX NEIR

STACY NEIR

JAN NELSEN

RYAN NEVILLE

CHRISTINE NICHOLSON

LEE ANN NIELSEN

KIM NORTON

JESÚS OROZCO, JR.

JIM RHYE

LIZ RICHARDS

DEVON RICHARDSON

MELODY RIVERA

MIKE RIVERA

ERIN RULE

ALLISON SMOOKLER

AMANDA SNITKER

JIM THEYE

JEAN MARIE THOMPSON

AIMEE TWAROGOWSKI

BRYAN UHL

KRIS UHL

DEVIREE VALLEJO

ELIZABETH VANCAMP

LEA VAN SCHAACK

BILL VERDON

MOLLY WEISS

CARRIE WERNECKE

TARI WILDE

KELLY WILLIAMS

MARK WILLIAMS

ANASTASIA WILLIAMSON

GREG YOSHIDA

KAREN ZEILE

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