CASA of the Continental Divide's Mission:

CASA of the Continental Divide guides volunteer advocates who ensure a child’s safety, best interest and well-being are at the forefront of legal proceedings.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)


What is Diversity, Equity & Inclusion?

Recent events have caused us to reflect, dialogue and identify more proactive ways to address racism, injustices, diversity, equity, engagement and inclusion.

“Diversity, equity, and inclusion is a term most used to describe a training format in the workplace. DEI training is utilized to encourage functional knowledge of fellow employees’ identities and how to navigate diversity in an organization. That said, the concept of DEI has a much broader scope of application.”


Learning Center Resources:

      Resources on Race: Tools and resources, including books, articles, podcasts and more, addressing topics affecting African-Americans, from healthcare disparity to the housing industry.

   Latino Diversity and Inclusion Resources: Resources that Latino youth can draw upon, as well as education and data on discrimination.

       Supporting LGBT+ Youth: Ways to support the LGBT+ youth we serve, including organizations and resources they can access, as well as books, podcasts and webinars.

      Resilience 1220: Resilience 1220 provides services in the form of FREE counseling sessions and support groups for young people ages 12-20, and community outreach and events that increase awareness of mental health issues. ***Visit their website to learn more about the LGBTQ+ trainings and support groups: https://www.resilience1220.org/

Land Acknowledgment

CASA of the Continental Divide acknowledges we are located on the traditional and ancestral lands of the Southern Utes, Uncompahgre Utes, Northern/ White River Utes, and Cheyenne peoples past and present. We acknowledge 48 contemporary tribal nations are historically tied to the lands that make up the state of Colorado. In our daily lives, let us honor and respect those who stewarded the land through generations.

CASACD acknowledges this statement will evolve as we continue to learn the history of the land we occupy. 
We are in the process of educating ourselves about the atrocities that took place against indigenous peoples on this land.

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