Denver City Council
Albus Brooks Councilman Brooks is president of the Denver City Council, representing District 9. His district, which encompasses downtown and Northeast Denver, is not only the economic engine for the region, but also the cultural hub. An eclectic yet disconnected district, Councilman Brooks campaigned under the motto, “Connecting Diverse Communities,” a rallying cry that spoke to the values of the community.
Before serving on City Council, Mr. Brooks helped then-Mayor John Hickenlooper get elected Governor of Colorado, acting as his Outreach and Political Director, managing field and constituency outreach operations. Mr. Brooks also served as the Director of the Issachar Center for Urban Leadership (ICUL), investing in emerging leaders by leading a program that provided full-ride college scholarships and urban leadership training to Denver’s low-income minorities.