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.
Hello, friends! Diverse Fort Collins took a couple of field trips to Denver and Boulder last week to check out these great arts & culture offerings: The 30th Annual Denver Art Museum (DAM) Friendship Powwow & American Indian Cultural Celebration featured dancers, drum groups, artist booths and more. The Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD)Continue reading “Diverse Fort Collins Update: Week of Sept. 17, 2019”
Hello, Diverse Fort Collins friends, Summer has been busy, as usual! Here’s a summary of happenings from the past couple of weeks, and highlights from our social media posts. Starting this month, watch for updates on 1st and 3rd Tuesdays. Diverse Fort Collins News Our Welcome post has been published at http://www.DiverseFortCollins and we’ll soonContinue reading “Diverse Fort Collins Update: Week of Sept. 3, 2019”
Read the Welcome message in English, Korean, Japanese, and Spanish. Thank you for visiting Diverse Fort Collins, a volunteer-driven community project advocating for antiracism and racial equity. We connect people with resources and each other. Read more about the Diverse Fort Collins Book Group below. As this website develops, you’ll see lists of community organizations,Continue reading “Welcome to Diverse Fort Collins”
Ten 10 community members attended our happy hour chat about Robin DiAngelo’s May 22 “Seeing The Racial Water” workshop at Naropa University in Boulder.
We learned about each other’s backgrounds and shared why we became interested in racial equity and anti-racist work.
Those who attended the workshop shared highlights and impressions, leading to thoughtful observations and questions.