Delta County Coalition Advocating for Radically Equitable Spaces (DC CARES)
Are you considering a membership with DC CARES? Learn more about our goals as a coalition and what membership entails. Our coalition seeks to take direct action within our County to create equity and make safe spaces for historically excluded and marginalized communities.
When you become a member, you are joining a movement with other individuals and organizations who all strive to make our community a more inclusive space. We are here to help you reach your goals within your business space or personal life towards equity. Here are a few ways that members can reach their goals.
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KVNF interview – September 2021
Interview with TLC's Amanda Campbell
DC CARES/Social Justice Posts
LGBTQ youth claim discrimination; says the school year wasn’t the success the Delta County School District made it out to be.
DC Cares awards three scholarship recipients who are graduating seniors for their “unique” and community-oriented responses.
Women & Girls of Color Fund grantee The Learning Council meets with the Southern Ute Powwow Committee to build relations and work together to bring the Powwow back to Delta County.
We welcomed nearly 100 people into the Paradise Theatre for Paonia’s first-ever drag show/poetry/dance party event: Lights, Camera, Trans-Action!
Activists: Claudette Colvin, Shirley Chisolm, Marsha P. Johnson, Joan Tarika Lewis, the women Behind Black Lives Matter and Stacey Abrams.
Black medicine and science trailblazers include Onesimus, Rebecca Lee Cumpler, Mary Eliza Mahoney, Kizzmekia Corbett and Darien Sutton.
Celebrate the work of six iconic Black female artists who challenged the entertainment industry’s perpetuation of racial stereotypes.
Devin Pinkston led participants in a Gender and Trans Affirming workshop in January. The group discussed how to support people of diverse genders and sexual orientations
Diversity Library includes titles with a variety of diverse authors, characters, and ideas. Every student deserves to see themselves represented in literature and in the classroom.
Book Fundraiser goal is to raise money to buy books written by and featuring characters from underrepresented backgrounds plus discuss issues of racial justice.
A local racial justice group working to promote anti-racism in local schools, is still on the move and making progress according to organizer Marisa Edmondson.
The N-word: background information, its significance and how not to use it.