Community Voices: Karen Wong-Brown

“The Evolution of An Immigrant’s Dream” by Karen Wong-Brown.

Almost three decades ago, a naïve 19-year-old came to Colorado State University in Fort Collins as a first-generation college student. My mother brought me to America for a better education. This was my first time away from home and I carried my mother’s dream of her daughter earning a degree…

Fort Collins Documentary “2020 Hispanic Community Voices: Impact of COVID-19” Premieres Tomorrow

Documentary Film by Shari Due and Betty Aragon-Mitotes to premiere on Sunday.

“2020 Hispanic Community Voices: The Impact of Covid-19” will be unveiled during a special Zoom premiere from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday [Jan. 31].

The film is presented by several community organizations, including Mujeres de Colores and the Interfaith Solidarity and Accompaniment Coalition (ISAAC) Fund.

The Diverse FoCo book group drew local and international attendees on January 24 for conversations on Chapters 1-5 of Ijeoma Oluo’s best-selling book SO YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT RACE.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Events

From the City of Fort Collins: As part of the community-wide Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration, the City of Fort Collins is collaborating with Colorado State University’s Black/African American Cultural Center (BAACC), CSU Police Department, Poudre School District, Poudre River Public Library District, and New Eyes Village, among other organizations, to put togetherContinue reading “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Events”

Exciting New Opportunities for Fort Collins Writers and Artists

New magazine The Silver Lining plans to showcase Black voices sharing Black stories, art, music, and issues in our community in its February issue.

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.

EVENT: June 28 Panel “Talking It Out: Being Black In America” featuring Saja Butler, Phil Donaldson, Anthony P. McGlaun

Diverse Fort Collins invites you to a thought-provoking online panel discussion and Q&A featuring three Black community members – Saja Butler, Phil Donaldson, and Anthony McGlaun.

The program will also feature musical performances by Mr. McGlaun and Ms. Butler, and a brief history of Juneteenth by Mr. Donaldson.

Community Voices: 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! …

EVENTS: Join us for WHITE FRAGILITY on June 7 and THERE THERE on July 26

Hello, friends! We hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. Here’s a different perspective of this holiday by the late historian Howard Zinn and “10 Things to Remember About Memorial Day.” WE’RE CULTIVATING COMMUNITY THROUGH BOOK DISCUSSIONS Thank you to the 20 community members who joined us via Zoom on May 17! It wasContinue reading “EVENTS: Join us for WHITE FRAGILITY on June 7 and THERE THERE on July 26”

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Welcome to Diverse Fort Collins

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Thank you for visiting Diverse Fort Collins, a volunteer-driven community project connecting people with resources and each other.

Diverse Fort Collins Update: Week of Jan. 14, 2020

We have three talented facilitators – Jamie, Jessica and Mia – who will guide small-group conversations during our Jan. 26 Diverse Fort Collins book discussion of Chapters 1-4 of White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo.

Some groups will be geared toward teenagers, LGBTQIA+, people of color, etc. if there’s interest among attendees.

Join us at the accessible first floor meeting space of Wolverine Farm Letterpress & Publick House.