If We Do Not Include the Whole Community, We are Not Resilient. 

“Diversity is where everyone is invited to the party.
“Equity means that everyone gets to contribute to the playlist.
“And inclusion means that everyone has the opportunity to dance.”

Larimer Connects seek to address the vulnerability that exists when each and every member of our community is not able to access the same needed resources due to barriers of the system in which they interact. This means going beyond trying to build diversity, but insure that everyone has an equal voice at the table to address needs. 

Larimer Connects has developed a draft 5-year strategic plan in which to address equity and inclusion in emergency management. Please see this document below: