JOIN OUR UPCOMING BOOK DISCUSSIONS
October 4, 2:00-4:00 p.m. MT. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein
The New York Times called it “a powerful and disturbing history of residential segregation in America.”
Join us for a lively discussion! Judge Juan G. Villaseñor will kick off the discussion with a 10-minute talk on his impressions of this best-selling book.
Come with your questions and we’ll tackle them together in small-group facilitated discussions. Prepare by reviewing the Reading Guide Discussion Questions.
Buy the paperback from Old Firehouse Books (20% discount if you mention DFC book group)
FREE and Pay-What-You-Can tickets available. Register here using EventBrite.
Read about our January/February/March book discussions on So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo on the Events page.
GET INVOLVED! Diverse FoCo Advisory and Action Committees Launching Soon!
Watch for updates on volunteer opportunities on our About page and on the home page.
Details on upcoming informational meetings are coming soon. Stay tuned!
Fort Collins Mayor Signs Proclamation Committing to Racial Justice, Equity, Inclusion
“Mayor Troxell issues special proclamation of commitment to equity, inclusion and justice”
Colorado Independent Redistricting Commissions Accepting Applications
Colorado may gain a Congressional seat! Apply to serve on the independent commissions on redistricting.
From the website https://redistricting.colorado.gov/
“Colorado currently has seven seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. The U.S. Census is conducted every ten years, and afterward the U.S. Congress reapportions the number of congressional seats each state has based on population.
“In 2018, the Colorado General Assembly referred Senate Concurrent Resolutions 18-004 and 18-005 to the voters as Amendments Y, which addressed Congressional Redistricting, and Amendment Z, which addressed Legislative Redistricting. Both passed with over 70% approval in the 2018 General Election…”
Information on Candidates in the November 3 General Election
The following are a few candidates whose core values include racial equity, inclusion, and antiracism.
Gordon McLaughlin for District Attorney
This is the first contested race for D.A. in 28 years.
Kristin Stephens for Larimer County Commissioner (District 2)
Jody Shadduck-McNally for Larimer County Commissioner (District 3)
Rep. Joe Neguse for Congress
John Hickenlooper for U.S. Senate
Biden / Harris: Joe Biden for President/Kamala Harris for Vice President
Learn About Our Climate Future
Do you want to co-create equitable solutions to achieve the community’s energy, zero waste, and climate goals? Read more here.
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