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Addressing the Gentrification of Jefferson Park

People pay the price of gentrification This was originally published in the Coloradoan’s Newspaper here. By: Shirley Coenen, Fort Collins A recent article (Oct. 5) featured the owners of several restaurants in Old Town. In its rush to laud local business owners, … Continue reading

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Support Us to Keep Families Together

FCCAN supporters and comrades, This country is tearing our families apart.  We’re talking about the inhumane immigration policy that was dominating headlines these past few months. While it may seem like old news- another 13,000 children traveling alone- many on … Continue reading

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Protect the Mueller Investigation to Resist Neo-Fascism

An expanded version of remarks made by Kevin Cross of the Ft. Collins Community Action Network at the Ft. Collins Rally to Protect the Mueller Investigation held on November 8th, 2018   Does anyone here think we live in normal … Continue reading

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Stand up for Disability Justice in Fort Collins

As members of Barrier Buster/ Public Transit Action Group, we advocate for the rights and dignity of people living in our community that have disabilities. We also stand in solidarity with undocumented, unsheltered, and other vulnerable people. In fact, BB/PTAG … Continue reading

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Yo Soy una inmigrante en Fort Collins- Una Mensaje de Fuerza Latina

Click here for the English translation. Separación de familias es la amenaza más triste y aterradora que sufrimos los inmigrantes en este país. Cada día, inmigración está separando familias y con ella destrozando vidas. Yo como abuela, siento este sentimiento … Continue reading

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