Tell Your Story. Help Track Hate.

Diverse Fort Collins condemns all anti-Asian American violence and harassment. Article: “Biden, Harris extend support to Asian Americans in wake of Atlanta shootings” “Silence is complicity. We cannot be complicit,” [President Biden] said. “We have to speak out. We have to act.” Want to help? Visit DFC’s Resources page for links to organizations providing informationContinue reading “Tell Your Story. Help Track Hate.”

Black History Month Events, Plus Listening Sessions on City’s New Equity and Inclusion Office

The month-long Black History Month festivities include more than a dozen events and activities designed to educate, enlighten and celebrate Black culture.

The City of Fort Collins will host two online listening sessions to help inform the creation of a new Equity & Inclusion Office, Feb. 10 in Spanish and Feb. 12 in English.

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”

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! …

Diverse Fort Collins Update: Week of Jan. 14, 2020

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.