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.

Support Local Native American Families In Need This Christmas

Open your heart and contribute to Northern Colorado Intertribal Pow-wow Association’s 15th annual Christmas Drive benefiting local Native American families.

EVENTS: Sept 15 & Sept 28 Action Committee Info Meetings

The purpose of the Action Committee is to enable action around racial equity and work toward dismantling systemic racism in our Northern Colorado community. We intend to partner with local anti-racist organizations and co-create inclusion with local partners.

EVENT: SEPT 3 Town Hall Featuring Diverse FoCo and Other BIPOC Groups

Fort Collins Interfaith Council and World Wisdoms Project present the fourth and final Town Hall on Thursday, Sept. 3 at 9 a.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST) featuring local BIPOC community groups including Diverse FoCo.

NEW EVENT: Oct 4 THE COLOR OF LAW Book Discussion

The New York Times called THE COLOR OF LAW “a powerful and disturbing history of residential segregation in America.” Join our book discussion on Oct. 4. FREE event.

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.

EVENT: A Space to Process & Breathe for Black Folx on Sunday, June 14

Event: “A Space to Process & Breath for Black Folx” (June 14)

Diverse Fort Collins invites you to this space to process and breath and find healing space in meditation with other African American and Black folx of all identities and abilities.

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! …