Stacks of novel THE HOUSE OF BROKEN ANGELS by Luis Alberto Urrea.

Diverse Fort Collins Update: Week of Nov. 19, 2019

Hello, friends!

Due to out of office plans and a series of unfortunate events, we’re a bit delayed in bringing you this update. But we’re back, and there’s so much to share!

Take a look, and as usual, don’t hesitate to reach out with comments and suggestions by responding to this post or emailing DiverseFoCo@gmail.com. We’d love to hear from you!


Recent News

  • Veterans Day honors people who have served in the military and sacrificed so much to defend the U.S. and allies around the world. One movie gets it right in representing military women, according to The Cherry Picks, a women-focused alternative to IMDB. Info on the film.

Upcoming Events

  • Gearing Up for Giving. Read North Forty News’ roundup of opportunities to donate or volunteer.
  • Fort Collins Rescue Mission needs donations and volunteers for its annual Thanksgiving Banquet.
  • Did you know local Native American families need your help? The annual Christmas Gift and Food Drive by Northern Colorado Intertribal Powwow Association, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is coming up! Read details here.
  • Interested in contributing yours skills and expertise to Diverse Fort Collins? We seek volunteers for our Advisory Committee. This is a group that provides ideas, insights and guidance to Diverse Fort Collins via email and (coming soon) quarterly meetings. We also seek volunteers to help with translations, technology, sponsorships, etc. Email DiverseFoCo@gmail.com and let us know about your interests!
  • Diverse Fort Collins Book Group will provide a safe space to discuss Chapters 1 through 4 of White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, by Robin DiAngelo on Jan 26.

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We publish updates on first and third Tuesdays, and will be on hiatus over the holidays.

Whether you choose to celebrate Thanksgiving or not (here are some things to consider), have a wonderful time off with your loved ones. See you in the new year!

Your friends at Diverse Fort Collins

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