Local Resources

(Scroll down for A-Z list of local and national non-profits and resources)

Training and Consulting

Dr. Cori Wong:


Diversity Solutions Group:


Engage Coaching & Consulting:


DeEtta Jones & Associates:


8 Tools for Mitigating Implicit Bias” FREE online workshop.
Register for email alerts to be notified of new dates.

Podcasts: A User’s Guide, by Linae Warden


“What Can I Do?

  1. Read the resources and statement by Race Forward decrying violence against Asian Americans.

  2. Register for free Bystander Intervention Training to stop Asian-American and Xenophobic Harassment by the nonprofit Hollaback!

  3. Visit Asian Americans Advancing Justice and report an incident through Stand Against Hatred.

4. From MakeNoiseToday.org: “If you’re asking yourself how you can help stop Asian hate, here are resources we encourage you to learn from and get involved with.

“Below is a list of resources & links on how you can organize, who to consider donating to, non-financial ways you can support communities, and suggested further reading material.”


5. Read the article by Jeff Chang/The Washington Post “The long history of violence against Asian Americans that led up to Atlanta”

Celebrate Black History Month all year long. Visit our Fort Collins History page for information on local resources

Leading Civil Rights and Racial Justice Organizations Denounce Domestic Terrorism at U.S. Capitol

“The vigilantism and attacks in Washington, DC yesterday are nothing short of treason. They are part and parcel of the arc of violence enshrined in the modus operandi of white supremacy and white nationalism….” Read more.

Race Forward Statement:

Justice Now

“In the days since four Minneapolis Police Department officers killed George Floyd, hundreds of demonstrations have broken out around the country.

“Race Forward stands in solidarity with the millions who have marched to demand justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and for those Black lives who have been taken prematurely by police brutality.

“We join their condemnation of all forms of racist violence, whether state or state-sanctioned or from individuals and groups. We join the call for the arrest and prosecution of all four officers involved in this merciless murder…” Read more

Lessons on Peaceful Protesting by My Black Colorado

Antiracism resources by Fort Collins-based Culturs Magazine

Antiracism Q&A by CSU Office of the Vice President for Diversity

The BIPOC Alliance

The Obama FoundationANGUISH AND ACTION

Black community mental health (statistics & resources)


CivilRights.orgNew Era of Public Safety: An Advocacy Toolkit for a Fair, Safe, and Effective Community Policing

Hollaback! free Bystander Intervention Training

National Police Accountability Project

City of Fort CollinsOffice of Equity & Inclusion

City of Fort Collins Police Services

Colorado State University (CSU) – Office of Inclusive Excellence

CSU Student Diversity Offices

CSU Black/African American Cultural Center

CSU Office of the Vice President for DiversityBlack Rams Matter: A Note of Solidarity

CSU RISE Center: Race and Intersectional Studies in Educational Equity

Cultural Enrichment Center of Fort Collins (Connecting participants with history, literature, arts, music, dance, traditions, and folklore of the African American experience.)

New Eyes Village is a faith-based, grassroots, nonprofit organization founded to support the self-sufficiency of marginalized families in areas of mental health services, financial literacy, and wellness while collaborating with our community.

Queen’s Legacy Foundation is a social justice and health equity organization in Northern Colorado that supports black families in civic education and engagement, financial resources for legal aid, and generational education.

Walking Towards Justice


“What can I do?”


Learn about redlining in this article from The Washington Post

Redlining means 45 million Americans are breathing dirtier air, 50 years after it ended

Boyle Heights, a heavily Latino area in Los Angeles singled out for its ‘detrimental racial elements,’ has one of the highest pollution scores in California

NPR Book Concierge: Best Books of 2020

So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo. Buy it from Old Firehouse Books.

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo. Buy it from Old Firehouse Books.

Book Review: A Sociologist Examines the “White Fragility” That Prevents White Americans from Confronting Racism by Katy Waldman



The New York Times: 1619

National Public Radio (NPR): Code Switch

Othering & Belonging Institute: Who Belongs?

On The Media – Boiling Point (May 29, 2020)

1A radio program – “To Be In A Rage Almost All The Time” (June 1, 2020)


Trevor Noah: Video “Black American Have Seen Their Principles Completely Delegitimized”

13th: A Netflix Original Documentary by Ava DuVernay, Director of Selma. “From Slave To Criminal With One Amendment”


Juneteenth Celebration


8 to Abolition

8 Can’t Wait A Project by Campaign Zero


Project Implicit


Black-owned businesses. See our Businesses page.

***COVID-19 Resources***

COVID-19 Activity & Risk Levels

City of Fort Collins

Larimer County

Support and resources for Fort Collins artists and creative businesses

Feeding America

Mental Health Resources for People of Color during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Rental Assistance/Eviction & Foreclosure Prevents (Colorado Department of Local Affairs)

Resources: Nonprofits & Community Organizations

  • Local (A-Z)
  • Regional
  • State
  • National
  • International

Resources – Articles, Publications, Books


The Arc of Larimer County


The BIPOC Alliance @bipocalliance (Larimer County)

Black American West Museum (Denver)

Black Lives Matter 5280 (Denver)

Black community mental health (statistics & resources)

My Black Colorado

Therapy for Black Girls


Chair Table Home LLC

City of Fort Collins

  • Social Sustainability Department Strategic Plan: Equity & Inclusion (page 20)

Culturs Magazine antiracism resources

La Cocina (mental health services)

Code For Fort Collins

Colorado State University (CSU)

Community Foundation of Northern Colorado

Cultural Enrichment Center of Fort Collins (Connecting participants with history, literature, arts, music, dance, traditions, and folklore of the African American experience.)

Dementia Friendly Communities of Northern Colorado


Disabled Resource Services

Downtown Fort Collins Creative District


Fort Collins Community Action Network

Fort Collins Interfaith Council

Fort Collins International Center

Foothills Gateway

Fuerza Latina


G.L.O.B.A.L. Justice (Loveland)


(NEW) Heart and Sol community group based in Loveland with partnerships throughout Northern Colorado.

Herbal Gardens Wellness
Goal: To protect inherent rights of Indigenous and Native Populations including health and wellness, environmental preservation and research, and to build capacity for current and future Native and Indigenous generations


Intercultural Change Agents

Intercultural Community Builders

Islamic Center of Fort Collins




LGBTQIA+ Organizations in Northern Colorado PFLAG

Poudre River Public Library District

  • A Note From The Executive Director
  • The Equal Access Poster that hangs in all of our library locations is simply a document to affirm the Library’s steadfast assurance to maintaining an inclusive environment that serves and welcomes ALL people.
  • The Poudre River Public Library District will never condone any behaviors that spread bigotry, discrimination, stereotyping, harassment or racism.
  • We open our doors daily to offer an environment where people of all ages, backgrounds, and cultures can find a caring and supportive environment whereby users can engage in lifelong learning, creativity and discovery. Everyone is welcome here.



New Eyes Village is a faith-based, grassroots, nonprofit organization founded to support the self-sufficiency of marginalized families in areas of mental health services, financial literacy, and wellness while collaborating with our community.

Local News and Media: see our News page for a list of English and Spanish local news and radio

No Barriers USA www.nobarriersusa.org

NoCo Safe Space LGBTQIA+

Northern Colorado Intertribal Pow-Wow Association (NCIPA)



People’s Initiative For Equity (P.I.E) (formerly FoCo BLM) Peoplesinitiative4equity@gmail.com

Planning Action to Transform Hughes Sustainably (PATHS)

  • (Environmental justice) Sign the petition before the mid-October deadline.

Project Implicit


Queen’s Legacy Foundation


Respite Care (Embracing Extraordinary Kids and Their Families)

Red Cloud Renewable a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that is managed by, and primarily staffed by Native Americans from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.



Therapy for Black Girls


United Way of Larimer County www.uwaylc.org

United Workforce career support services


Vindeket Foods (eliminating food waste, all welcome to shop free market) (Coloradoan article)






Diversity Solutions Group (Consulting, Coaching, Training)(FortCollins)

Vanessa Roberts (Facilitator, Educator, Researcher)(Denver)

DeEtta Jones & Associates. Next Generation Leadership (Management training and organizational development)


Better Angels https://www.better-angels.org/

Native American Rights Fund (50 Years of fighting for native rights) (Boulder-based nonprofit)

The Blue Bench Ending sequal assault through prevention and care


ACLU of Colorado

My Black Colorado https://myblackcolorado.com/

Colorado Nonprofit Development Center: A Partner for Nonprofit Innovation, Efficiency and Accountability (NEW!)

Colorado Substance Use Disorder Resources


GayColorado.com Pride Guide http://www.gaycolorado.com/fort-collins/

Bicycle Health: online medication-assisted treatment provider for opioid dependence.

Free educational guide covering health equity in opioid dependency treatment, specifically the differences in opioid treatment for Black and Latino patients.

Center for Refugee Poetics at the Asian Arts Initiative (Philadelphia, PA) (launched by Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and Ocean Vuong)

Gifted by FreeFrom (Our goal is survivor wealth. FreeFrom is building an ecosystem of support to ensure survivors have the resources to get safe, heal, and prevent future harm.)


National Police Accountability Project
Native Governance Center (How to write an indigenous land acknowledgement)

Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation

Right To Be (formerly Hollaback!)(free bystander anti-harassment training)

PayUp Fashion (fighting for women garment workers around the globe)

Racial Equity Tools

RAINN & National Sexual Assault Hotline 800.656.HOPE

TransLash: We Tell Trans Stories to Save Trans Lives


AnitaB.org supports women and non-binary technologists (NEW!)

Open Society Foundations

Resources – Articles, Books, Publications, Documentaries

Article: Racial Discrimination Claim Stuns Mayor, City Council

Opinion: Lack of diversity challenges people of color in Fort Collins


The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Race by Robin DiAngelo

My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies by Resmaa Menakem

The Racial Contract by Charles W. Mills


  • Fort Collins: Choice City for Whom? Racism (watch the trailer)
  • Desplazado: An Exploration of Gentrification


Culturs: The Global Multicultural Magazine (Colorado-based publication that collaborates with Colorado State University’s Journalism Department)


History Archives at Poudre River Public Library District
Fort Collins History Collection: Ethnic Heritage
Geneaology and History

Diverse Fort Collins is a volunteer-driven community project connecting people with resources and each other. We’re dedicated to advocating for antiracism and racial equity.

If you’d like to help, see the About page for volunteer opportunities and upcoming book group discussions and other events.

Let’s co-create an inclusive community! All welcome! All cultures, identities, and abilities.

Contact DiverseFoCo@mail.com

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