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
Cinco de Mayo in Delta
The city of Delta held its first annual, Cinco de Mayo celebration. The night was filled with fun, authentic food, entertainment and live music.
RedLine Highlights Elsewhere Studios and The Learning Council
RedLine highlights Elsewhere Studios, an Arts in Society grant recipient, The Learning Council and Arts for All.
Ute Mountain Ute Community Food Donation
The Learning Council delivered a truckload packed full with food donations from our Valley to the Ute Mountain Ute community as a gift and an attempt to further our relationship of trust and care.
Bread and Puppet – Thank You
The Learning Council is reveling in the afterglow of a magical, inspiring and successful fall celebration in the Town Park on Wednesday with Bread and Puppet.
LGBTQ Youth Claim Discrimination, Seek Support From DCSD Board
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 for Community-Oriented Aspirations
DC Cares awards three scholarship recipients who are graduating seniors for their “unique” and community-oriented responses.
The Learning Council is Women & Girls of Color Fund Grantee
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.
Lights, Camera, Trans-Action!
We welcomed nearly 100 people into the Paradise Theatre for Paonia’s first-ever drag show/poetry/dance party event: Lights, Camera, Trans-Action!
Black Trailblazers – Activists
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
Black medicine and science trailblazers include Onesimus, Rebecca Lee Cumpler, Mary Eliza Mahoney, Kizzmekia Corbett and Darien Sutton.
Trailblazing Black Female Artists – Music and Entertainment
Celebrate the work of six iconic Black female artists who challenged the entertainment industry’s perpetuation of racial stereotypes.
Gender and Trans Affirming Workshop
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