A note from Family Environmental Founder and CEO Bernard Hurley:

Family Environmental opened its office in Denver’s River North (RiNo) neighborhood in 1998, before the area was even known as RiNo. The area has had its fair share of struggles and issues, but we are now on the precipice of major change. Entire swaths of land and infrastructure are being re-developed and investor money is flowing into the neighborhood. Unfortunately, all are not beneficiaries of this change, plenty of folks are still on the outside looking in. In my years as a local business owner, I have learned that taking care of our community is a collective responsibility. While government support functions are a critical component, it takes active engagement from the private sector and other non-governmental stakeholders to help lift and support those who need help. The idea of helping others is a passionate endeavor for me. My parents taught me that ‘All Are Welcome’, and I am continuing that legacy through our work and resources at Family.

Family Environmental takes corporate social responsibility seriously, and we commit to making a positive difference in our neighborhood and beyond. 
 Bernard Hurley poses for a portrait at the RiNo Blue Moon brewery, sited on property he owns.  (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) 

Bernard Hurley poses for a portrait at the RiNo Blue Moon brewery, sited on property he owns. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) 


EVENTS

February 28, 2017: Family Environmental has made a commitment to lead a coalition of private sector partners active in RiNo that will participate in the development of a new job training and placement program. On February 28th, 2017 Family Environmental, in concert with non-governmental organization (NGO) partner Impact Empowerment Group and Strive mobile marketplace outlined the structure of this program along with presentations of support from  Albus Brooks, Denver City Councilman, and Mike Johnston, Colorado state Senator and candidate for Governor.