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‘It woke Longmont up’: Community remembers 40 year anniversary of police shooting of two Latino men

‘It woke Longmont up’: Community remembers 40 year anniversary of police shooting of two Latino men 1

2020-08-25 13:21:28

Recently, Mayor Brian Bagley declared August as El Comite de Longmont Month. El Comite’s history perfectly captures the worst and best of Longmont, and our community’s incredible ability to come together to affect change. If you don’t know El Comite’s story, now might be a good time to learn it.

‘It woke Longmont up’: Community remembers 40 year anniversary of police shooting of two Latino men

The shooting brought to the surface underlying tension between law enforcement and the Longmont Latino community. But through the hurt, anger and distrust, Latinos united and demanded change.

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BVSD, SVVSD recognized by Recycle Colorado for zero-waste efforts

BVSD, SVVSD recognized by Recycle Colorado for zero-waste efforts 2

2020-09-17 10:42:01

Boulder Valley and St. Vrain Valley recently jointly received the Outstanding Outreach award from Recycle Colorado for being among the first school districts in the nation to move toward zero waste. Learn more at https://bit.ly/32ESUIL.

BVSD, SVVSD recognized by Recycle Colorado for zero-waste efforts

Boulder Valley and St. Vrain Valley awarded for being among the first school districts in the nation to move toward zero waste.

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Longmont Library next week hosting ‘Being an Informed Voter in 2020’

Longmont Library next week hosting 'Being an Informed Voter in 2020' 3

2020-09-17 14:51:58

We the People have an obligation to be informed and educated before we vote, but that can be difficult in the current media climate. This program will help you separate the spin from the facts. It’s free, but registration is required so we can send you the information to join the online program.

Longmont Library next week hosting ‘Being an Informed Voter in 2020’

“Being an Informed Voter in 2020,” an online program offered through the Longmont Public Library, will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 24 via Webex.

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The goal of the Longmont Community Memorial project is to create ways for the co…

The goal of the Longmont Community Memorial project is to create ways for the co... 4

2020-09-17 12:30:03

The goal of the Longmont Community Memorial project is to create ways for the community to join together in socially-distant public space to honor all those who have died during this time, be it to COVID-19 or from any cause. In association with the Longmont Museum's annual Dia de los Muertos event, we will be including a community altar to honor all those who have passed during this time. Submissions will not be returned, so please keep your originals and only submit copies. The deadline for the Longmont Community Memorial altar is September 23rd. Be sure to submit your poetry, pictures, art, and other memorial writings to Brandy Queen at brandy.queen@longmontcolorado.gov or 303-651-8414.
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The submission form PDF is now available to download, print, sign, and return with your remembrance: visit https://www.longmontcolorado.gov/home/showdocument?id=32709 to access the submission form online.

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