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Monthly Archives: May 2020

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Choosing to Participate: COVID-19 Health Equity Response Team Survey & Updates

Recently, the Governor created a Health Equity Response Team focused on racial disparity and COVID-19. Please take a few minutes to fill out their survey to provide input and feedback regarding your top concerns related to COVID-19 and racial disparities. English survey: bit.ly/HERT-EN Spanish survey: bit.ly/HERT-SP Your responses will remain anonymous and will help inform […]

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Felicidades a State Trainer and FLTI Coordinator Alira Bello!

En la semana de apreciación al maestro queremos reconocer a nuestra querida Aliria Bello por su gran dedicación en la educación de nuestras familias. Gracias por ser parte de ACC, te valoramos y queremos mucho! 

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Thanking Teachers Virtually during Teach Appreciation Week

In FLTI we talk a lot about having an attitude of gratitude – it’s good for our own mental health and a great way to build relationships when we take time to be thankful for the folks who make a difference in our communities! PBS KIDS has some fun ideas and tools for parents to […]

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Virtual Book Club with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, author of Stamped from the Beginning and How to be an Antiracist, is hosting virtual book clubs on Wednesdays from noon-1 PM (MDT) during May! Whether you’re a seasoned equity advocate or just getting started with learning the difference between equity and equality, racism and antiracism, this is a great midday […]

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Engaging Young Voters in 2020

Election 2020 is around the corner, and Ignite National has an informative video on engaging young voters that provides practical civic participation information. Gen Z has the power to determine elections. Discover how COVID-19 is affecting the upcoming election and learn how we can ensure that everyone has the resources to vote. Note – it […]

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Thinking About a Post-Pandemic Future

A thoughtful op-ed piece from University of Denver grad student Kristi Roybal recently ran in The Colorado Sun “We need each other. I won’t use the trope that “we need each other now more than ever” because frankly, we’ve always needed each other. Our fast-paced, insular lifestyles, unrelenting drive to work and accumulate wealth, and […]

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Twitter Chat with AG Phil Weiser

Family leaders – are you on Twitter? Got questions about #COVID19 #scams and #pricegouging? The Colorado Attorney General’s Office Phil Weiser is going to be live chatting at 1:00 PM TODAY in a national #AskTheAG Q&A session! Tweet your questions with the hashtag #AskAGWeiser.

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HEART of Saguache/KV Response to COVID-19

This article from The Colorado Trust highlights some of the amazing work being done by HEART of Saguache/KV- the host agency for FLTI of Saguache- in their response to needs arising in their community due to COVID-19. Read How to Survive a Pandemic here.

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Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.