COLORS is a student group focused on creating an open and engaging space for members of the LGBTQ + community who identify as People of Color.
BIPOC SUPPORT GROUP
Tuesdays from 2 – 3:20 p.m.
The BIPOC Support Group is hosted by the CSU Health Network as a supportive space for students who identify as Black, Indigenous, and people of color. Together we will cover various topics including, but not limited to, mental health, social relationships, and cultural experiences. This group is an opportunity for CSU undergraduate and graduate students to come together to receive support, opportunities for reflection and connection, and education on a variety of topics of concern.
- National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network - The National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN) is a healing justice organization committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color (QTPoC). They work at the intersection of movements for social justice and the field of mental health to integrate healing justice into both of these spaces. Their overall goal is to increase access to healing justice resources for QTPoC.
- QTPOC Mental Health Initiative - QTPoC Mental Health exists to provide greater access to community healing. We host meditations for queer & trans people of color (QTPoC) and publish original art and writing on www.restforresistance.com.
All students can access the general drop-in hours offered at Counseling Services on Mondays through Fridays.
Students who identify as people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and/or have a disability can access Multicultural Counseling Drop-In Hours. These times are reserved for you to meet with one of our Multicultural Counseling Team members, who specialize in working with students from diverse backgrounds. These appointments are brief and are designed to help students: access counseling services, process personal conflict, work on identity specific concerns, and/or seek guidance from a mental health professional with a marginalized identity.
API Equality-LA organizes community members to take action on a variety of issues that affect the API LGBTQ community. Through our campaigns, we work to educate the public, change institutional policies and practices, and transform our communities.
The Audre Lorde Project, The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, we work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. Committed to struggling across differences, we seek to responsibly reflect, represent and serve our various communities
Banyan Tree, The Banyan Tree Project is a national community mobilization and social marketing campaign to end the silence and shame surrounding HIV/AIDS in Asian and Pacific Islander (A&PI) communities.
Black Transman Inc, Black Transmen Inc. is the first national non-profit Organization of African American transmen solely focused on acknowledgment, social advocacy and empowering transmen with resources to aid in a healthy female to male transition.
Brooklyn Boihood, Brooklyn Boihood is a collective that champions healthy masculinity, intersectionality of identities and antimisogyny for bois* of color all over the world.
Brown Boi Project, The Brown Boi Project Organizations - 18 - is a community of masculine of center womyn, men, two-spirit people, transmen, and our allies committed to transforming our privilege of masculinity, gender, and race into tools for achieving racial and gender justice.
Colectiveo Intercultural TRANSgrediendo, The Collectivo Intercultural TRANSgredieno works to to strengthen the public participation of TransGNB people in New York through an approach that centers gender, rights, and inclusion. We work to influence local and national public policies that guarantee full citizenship rights and the equal treatment of all people through strategies that allow studying and understanding the vulnerability that TransGNB people face in this country.
DeQH (Desi LGBTQIA+ Helpline for Queer South Asians), DeQH is a coalition based in the U.S. DeQH offers free, confidential, culturally sensitive peer support, information and resources by telephone for LGBTQ South Asian individuals, families and friends around the globe.
Incite!, INCITE! Women, Gender NonConforming, and Trans* people of Color Against Violence is a national activist organization of radical feminists of color advancing a movement to end violence against women of color and our communities through direct action, critical dialogue and grassroots organizing.
Immigration Equality , Immigration Equality is the nation’s leading LGBTQ and HIV-positive immigrant rights organization. Through direct legal services, policy advocacy, and impact litigation, we advocate for immigrants and families facing discrimination based on their sexual orientation, gender identity, or HIV status.
Muslims for Progressive Values (LGBTQ Rights Division), Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV) is an inclusive community rooted in the traditional Qur’anic ideals of human dignity and social justice
National Black Justice Coalition, The National Black Justice Coalition is a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.
National Center for Black Equity, The mission of the National Center for Black Equity is to promote a multinational LGBT network dedicated to improving health and wellness opportunities, economic empowerment, and equal rights while promoting individual and collective work, responsibility, and self-determination.
(NGLTF)National Gay and Lesbian Task Force , The mission of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is to build the grassroots power of the LGBT community. They do this by training activists, equipping state and local organizations with the skills needed to organize broad-based campaigns to defeat anti-LGBT referenda and advance pro-LGBT legislation, and building the organizational capacity of our movement.
NQAPIA (National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance), The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance is a federation of LGBTQ Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander organizations. NQAPIA seeks to build the capacity of local LGBT AAPI organizations, invigorate grassroots organizing, develop leadership, and challenge homophobia, racism, and anti-immigrant bias.
The Queer Muslim Project , The Queer Muslim Project is a digital advocacy platform focused on creating visibility and awareness of LGBTQ+ Muslim issues in India and South Asia.
Two Spirit Collective,The First Nations Collective came together out of a shared commitment to social justice work with an intersectional approach that honors their full selves through education, bearing witness to each others’ lives, and personal and spiritual sustainability in the larger social justice and LGBTQ movement.
Unid@s, The mission of Unid@s, the National Latina/o Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Human Rights Organization is to create a multi-issue approach for advocacy, education and convening of and for our communities.
Unity Coalition, The Unity Coalition is an advocacy organization that was created in 2002. Unity provides opportunities to contact your lawmakers, policy work, community building, and trainings for Latin@s who identify as LGBTQ.
Color Bloq, Color Bloq is a nonprofit organization building a community of Queer & Trans People of Color (QTPoC) through a literary publication, and cultural & educational events. It is our mission to curate safe(r) spaces where we elevate our issues, our culture, our excellence, and our joy.
Blac(k)ademic, Critical essays by Black Transgender PhD Dr. Kortney Ryan Ziegler.
TransGriot, News, opinions, commentary, history and a little creative writing from a proud African-American transwoman about the world around her.
Visibility Project, A national portrait + video project dedicated to the Queer Asian American Women, Trans, and Gender non-conforming communities. The Visibility Project breaks barriers through powerful imagery and storytelling.
- Food 4 Thot
- This QPOC Life
- Bitter Brown Femmes
- Finding our Way with Prentis Hemphill
- Translash with Imara Jones
Coming Out Resources:
Resources for LGBTQIA+ Survivors
FORGE (For Ourselves: Reworking Gender Expression): Home to the Transgender Sexual Violence Project. Provides services and publishes research for transgender persons experiencing violence and their loved ones.
The Network/La Red: This program offers free services in English and Spanish for lesbians, bisexual women and transgender people who are victims of battering. These services include a hotline, emergency shelter and advocacy programs.
The National LGBTQ Institute on IPV is a national resource center that expands the capacities of the DV and LGBTQ movements to better serve LGBTQ survivors of intimate partner violence. The LGBTQ Institute conducts research, informs policy agendas, and provides training and technical assistance to both mainstream and LGBTQ-specific service providers to improve violence prevention and intervention efforts nationwide. The Institute is a collaboration of The Northwest Network of Bi, Trans, Lesbian and Gay Survivors of Abuse and the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs.
NCAVP works to prevent, respond to, and end all forms of violence against and within LGBTQ communities. NCAVP is a national coalition of local member programs, affiliate organizations and individual affiliates who create systemic and social change. The Coalition strives to increase power, safety and resources through data analysis, policy advocacy, education and technical assistance and through partnerships with the National LGBTQ Institute on IPV and the Northwest Network.
Additional CSU Resources & Support
Assists the University in retaining Asian Pacific American students through direct service and support and by providing programs that foster cultural awareness on campus and in the Fort Collins community.
- Academic support
- Asian American Success Class
- Asian Fest
- Community outreach
- Cultural awareness
- Educational programs
Assist students who identify as or with the African American culture with their transition to Colorado State University and throughout their academic career by providing support and encouragement for their academic, professional, cultural, and personal development. We strive to provide a “family-like” support system made up of faculty, staff and student organizations that help students succeed.
Assist students who identify as Hispanic, Chicana/o, Mexican American, and Latina/o students in their academics, cultural, professional and personal pursuits through programs and services.
- Academic support
- Community outreach
- Public school outreach
- Professional development
- Cultural enrichment awareness
- Leadership development
- Educational programs
Assists the University in retention of Native American students through services and programs that support students’ cultural, academic, professional, and personal development. Offer programs to increase awareness and appreciation of American Indian culture on campus and in the community.
- Academic support
- Leadership development and training
- Native American Success Class
- Cultural awareness programming
Provides support services for GLBT students and allies of the CSU community. The office initiates, coordinates and provides educational materials, programs and professional development opportunities for all Colorado State University students, faculty and staff members on GLBT issues to help enhance a campus environment that welcomes all students, faculty and staff. Also remove that the office provides counseling.
- Education and Campus Outreach
- Resources and Referrals
- Incidents of Harassment, Discrimination, & Intimidation
- Support & Advising
Provides services and accommodations to ensure students with disabilities are afforded equal access to all University programs and activities for which a student is qualified to benefit or participate. Enrolled students with mobility, visual, hearing, and learning disabilities are qualified for support, as well as students with chronic health conditions.
- Alternative testing services
- Accessible van service
- Reader/taper service
- Information and referrals
- Note taking support
- Individual advocacy
- Sign language/oral interpreting services
- Mental health
Provides services and programs with women as the focus. Serves all students — undergraduate and graduate, women and men, faculty and staff, and community members. Offers programs to expand awareness and interest levels of students, while creating conditions that allow both women and men students to share fully and equally in the many University opportunities and resources.
- Information, 24/7 confidential advocacy, and referral
- Victim Assistance Team (V.A.T.)
- Red Whistle Brigade – peer educators for interpersonal violence education
- Outreach Programming – Feminist Thought & Activism Conference, Survivor support and healing groups, podcasts, etc.
- The Resource Library
Complete the form to report an incident of bias.
A bias incident is any conduct, speech, or expression, motivated in whole or in part by bias or prejudice that is meant to intimidate, demean, mock, degrade, marginalize, or threaten individuals or groups based on that individual or group’s actual or perceived identities.
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- Educational Opportunity Centers (1972)
- Veterans Upward Bound (1972)
- Training Program for Federal TRIO Programs (1976)
- Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program (1986)
- Upward Bound Math/Science program (1990)
The Community for Excellence (C4E) is a CSU collaborative effort to assist a group of nearly 1800 students at CSU who are recipients of CSU Partnership Awards, Scholarship Foundations, and our Institutional Scholarships. The honor of the award not only includes financial support but also a dedicated CSU staff member, a Scholar Contact, who will support and encourage you from admission through graduation.
The Key Communities are learning communities for first year, second year, and continuing students designed to honor the identities and strengths of each student to foster students transition to and through the University. The Key Communities are one of the most diverse communities on campus, with many of the students identifying as a student of color and/or first generation to college, who are committed to creating and nurturing inclusive environments that welcome, value and affirm the diverse identities of our students. This type of environment is created through student engagement in conversations, programs, and educational opportunities centered around diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice.