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”
New magazine The Silver Lining plans to showcase Black voices sharing Black stories, art, music, and issues in our community in its February issue.
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.
Open your heart and contribute to Northern Colorado Intertribal Pow-wow Association’s 15th annual Christmas Drive benefiting local Native American families.
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”
Diverse Fort Collins stands in solidarity with our Black and African American community members.
Race Forward Statement:
“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…” Read more
Larimer County’s First Latino District Court Judge: Juan G. Villaseñor
Growing up in Guadalajara, Mexico, I never imagined that I’d be the first lawyer in my family or the first Latino district judge in Larimer County.
While my grandmother wanted me to be an architect or an engineer, she would’ve been proud that I became a judge! …
Welcome to Diverse Fort Collins
Thank you for visiting Diverse Fort Collins, a volunteer-driven community project connecting people with resources and each other.
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”
We have three talented facilitators – Jamie, Jessica and Mia – who will guide small-group conversations during our Jan. 26 Diverse Fort Collins book discussion of Chapters 1-4 of White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo.
Some groups will be geared toward teenagers, LGBTQIA+, people of color, etc. if there’s interest among attendees.
Join us at the accessible first floor meeting space of Wolverine Farm Letterpress & Publick House.