Community Voices: Bridgett Neff-Hickman

Community Voices: “The Colors of Our Rainbow” by Bridgett Neff-Hickman

…People are always stunned when I tell my experiences of being routinely assaulted by homophobic comments, thrown drinks, and judgmental eyes as I exist a queer woman. “In Fort Collins?!” they exclaim. It almost shocks me that they’re shocked. Almost.

This is my reality as a white, cisgender, college-educated queer woman living in Fort Collins.

Fort Collins Documentary “2020 Hispanic Community Voices: Impact of COVID-19” Premieres Tomorrow

Documentary Film by Shari Due and Betty Aragon-Mitotes to premiere on Sunday.

“2020 Hispanic Community Voices: The Impact of Covid-19” will be unveiled during a special Zoom premiere from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday [Jan. 31].

The film is presented by several community organizations, including Mujeres de Colores and the Interfaith Solidarity and Accompaniment Coalition (ISAAC) Fund.

The Diverse FoCo book group drew local and international attendees on January 24 for conversations on Chapters 1-5 of Ijeoma Oluo’s best-selling book SO YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT RACE.

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”

Listen to Diverse FoCo on 88.9 FM KRFC Radio at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15!

Rabbi Hillel Katzir of KRFC Radio Fort Collins interviewed Katherine Valdez, Mia Donley and Victoria Baumgart of Diverse Fort Collins for the “Faith In Progress” public affairs program. They discussed Diverse FoCo’s origins, purpose and goals; how the national landscape has changed since the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and many others,Continue reading “Listen to Diverse FoCo on 88.9 FM KRFC Radio at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15!”

EVENT: June 28 Panel “Talking It Out: Being Black In America” featuring Saja Butler, Phil Donaldson, Anthony P. McGlaun

Diverse Fort Collins invites you to a thought-provoking online panel discussion and Q&A featuring three Black community members – Saja Butler, Phil Donaldson, and Anthony McGlaun.

The program will also feature musical performances by Mr. McGlaun and Ms. Butler, and a brief history of Juneteenth by Mr. Donaldson.

Say Their Names

Diverse Fort Collins stands in solidarity with our Black and African American community members.

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…” Read more

Community Voices: Judge Juan G. Villaseñor

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! …

ダイバースフォートコリンズへようこそ (Welcome)(Japanese)

ダイバースフォートコリンズへようこそ

Welcome to Diverse Fort Collins

ダイバースフォートコリンズのウェブサイトをご覧いただきありがとうございます。このサイトはリソースやネットワークを提供するコミュニティプロジェクトであり、ボランティアによって運営されています。

Thank you for visiting Diverse Fort Collins, a volunteer-driven community project connecting people with resources and each other.

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”