Join us at the following Diverse Fort Collins events!
Diverse Fort Collins Book Group – January/February/May 2020
Diverse Fort Collins is hosting three book group meetings to provide a safe space for discussing White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo.
Mention this book group for 20% off the paperback at Old Firehouse Books.
Jan. 26 (Chapters 1-4) click here for event info
Feb. 23 (Chapters 5-8) click here for event info
***RESCHEDULED from March 22 to May 17*** (Chapters 9-12) click here for event info
Read The New Yorker book review.
Diverse Fort Collins Book Group – Later in 2020
The next selection is There, There by Native author Tommy Orange. Margaret Atwood called it “an astonishing literary debut.” Details coming soon!
Other Possible Book Group Titles
My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies by Resmaa Menakem
All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir by Nicole Chung
What The Eyes Can’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Mona Hanna-Attisha
Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys Into Race, Motherhood, and History by Camille T. Dungy
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein
Brown Is The New White: How The Democratic Revolution Has Created A New American Majority by Steve Phillips
Diverse Fort Collins Book Group discussion on The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea. Sunday, Oct. 27, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Wolverine Farm Letterpress & Publick House, first floor. 316 Willow St. Free event. Please plan to buy a beverage to thank Wolverine Farm for the gift of this space.
This is one week before the Fort Collins Reads event! See link to tickets below.
The House of Broken Angels is the 2019 Fort Collins Reads selection. It was a Pulitzer Prize finalist and named one of the Best Books of the Year by New York Times Book Review, National Public Radio, BuzzFeed, Newsday, BookPage, WBUR’s On Point.
Diverse Fort Collins Book Group discussion on White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo. Early 2020 over three meetings, one meeting per month, four chapters per discussion. Details coming soon! Free.
Check out the following events by Diverse Fort Collins friends
MTOB (More Than One Box): A Mixed Gathering. Monthly meetup for multi-ethnic families and friends. Sept. 24 at 6:30 p.m., the Whittier Cafe, 1710 E 25th Ave, Denver. Free.