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The City of Fort Collins’ Lockers Decision Demonstrates Bias Against Homeless People

A statement by the Fort Collins Homeless Coalition   Last Tuesday, City Council approved the small lockers project at the Fort Collins Mennonite Fellowship (FCMF), but with new conditions that impose an absurdly heavy burden on the church. FCMF is … Continue reading

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FCCAN Public Statement against the nomination of Judge Kavanaugh

October 3, 2018- The Fort Collins Community Action Network (FCCAN) categorically opposes the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Much like the violence inherent in racism, sexism, ableism and other forms of oppression, which FCCAN recognizes as … Continue reading

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Healing Justice

By: Shirley Coenen, FCCAN Coordinator On Friday October 5th, we are holding space for an event we’re calling, Healing Justice, where we will move together on our yoga mats and sit together in conversation with an intention of building an … Continue reading

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Fort Collins Homeless Coalition: Dedicated to the decriminalization of poverty

By: Lynn Thompson and Shirley Coenen  For many of the members of the Fort Collins Homeless Coalition (FCHC), their daily experience of being homeless in Fort Collins revolves around trying to stay out of sight and find someplace safe to … Continue reading

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Welcome to TimePeace

A chronicle of social justice activism in Fort Collins, TimePeace has twice surfaced as a print publication, first in the 1980’s by the Foothills Peace Center, and then twenty years later by the Fort Collins Community Action Network. Many of … Continue reading

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