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.
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”
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.