EVENT: July 26 Book Discussion of THERE THERE by Tommy Orange with 3 Native guest speakers

Three Native guest speakers will kick off the July 26 discussion of THERE THERE by Tommy Orange with their thoughts on the novel: Gregg Deal, Amber Lane, and Jan Iron.

Community Voices Guest Commentary: Larimer County’s First Latino District Court Judge Juan G. Villaseñor

Larimer County’s First Latino District Court Judge: Juan G. Villaseñor

Growing up in Guadalajara, Mexico, I never imagined that I’d be the first lawyer in my family or the first Latino district judge in Larimer County.

While my grandmother wanted me to be an architect or an engineer, she would’ve been proud that I became a judge! …

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

Join Diverse Fort Collins for book group discussions of White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo in January, February and March.

Diverse Fort Collins Update: Week of Nov. 5, 2019

Community members of various backgrounds braved frigid temperatures to attend the Diverse Fort Collins Book Group on Oct. 27 at Wolverine Farm! We discussed our favorite characters from the novel The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea as well as themes of identity and family.

Community Voices Guest Commentary: Author Teresa R. Funke

When my husband and I moved to Fort Collins in 1992, we experienced very little culture shock. Fort Collins was a lot like Boise, including a lack of diversity. After a few months here, I asked a new friend, “Why doesn’t anyone here ask me if I’m Basque?” To which she replied, “What’s a Basque?” I was shocked.