Diverse Fort Collins condemns all anti-Asian American violence and harassment. Article: “Biden, Harris extend support to Asian Americans in wake of Atlanta shootings” “Silence is complicity. We cannot be complicit,” [President Biden] said. “We have to speak out. We have to act.” Want to help? Visit DFC’s Resources page for links to organizations providing informationContinue reading “Tell Your Story. Help Track Hate.”
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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…
Join us this Sunday Feb 28 to discuss SO YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT RACE (Chapters 6-11)
On Sunday, Feb 28 at 2 p.m. we’ll discuss Chapters 6-11 and Discussion Questions 3 and 4:
Question 3: The author states that she grew up in a major white, liberal area and was raised by a white mother. How might that upbringing have influenced the way she wrote this book? How might it have influenced the personal events she describes in the book? How might this book have been different if written by a black person with a different upbringing, or if written by a person of color of a different race?
Black History Month Events, Plus Listening Sessions on City’s New Equity and Inclusion Office
The month-long Black History Month festivities include more than a dozen events and activities designed to educate, enlighten and celebrate Black culture.
The City of Fort Collins will host two online listening sessions to help inform the creation of a new Equity & Inclusion Office, Feb. 10 in Spanish and Feb. 12 in English.
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.
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.