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?

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.

Tidings of Comfort and Joy from Diverse Fort Collins

Despite the challenges, so many community members made time to join us for various online events to increase their awareness and advance their racial justice education. We are grateful.

City of Fort Collins Seeks Community Comments on Racial Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Equity Indicators Project: The City of Fort Collins seeks feedback from community members on what measures it should track in the equity/diversity/inclusion space. Along with partner the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance, the city is gathering community input to select equity indicators to track in a dashboard for increased accountability and resource alignment.Continue reading “City of Fort Collins Seeks Community Comments on Racial Equity, Diversity, Inclusion”

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.

Final Discussion of WHITE FRAGILITY on May 17

Join Us on May 17 to Discuss Chapters 9-12 of WHITE FRAGILITY! We will meet virtually via Zoom and break out into small groups to discuss Chapters 9-12. There are two ways to register: (1) If you attended one or both of our previous WHITE FRAGILITY discussions, we have your email address on file andContinue reading “Final Discussion of WHITE FRAGILITY on May 17”

Spring Snow Photos, Random Acts of Kindness in FoCo, and Local News

Only connect! That was the whole of her sermon. Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its height. Live in fragments no longer. – E.M. Forster April 18, 2020 Update – Diverse Fort Collins Hello, friends! How are you? We hope you andContinue reading “Spring Snow Photos, Random Acts of Kindness in FoCo, and Local News”

Diverse Fort Collins Update: Week of Nov. 5, 2019

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.