Community Relations Commission
The purpose of the Community Relations Commission is to promote respect and acceptance for diversity within the City.
- CRC Brochure and Comment Form (PDF)
- Submit a comment electronically to the CRC
- CRC Indigenous People’s Day Resolution (PDF)
- CRC Civility First Durango Pledge Resolution (PDF)
CRC Listening Sessions
The Community Relations Commission (CRC) has held several listening sessions this year. The goal of these listening sessions are to gather community input, stories and reflections with topics that are focused on diversity and discrimination. Additional Listening Sessions are planned (dates and times to be determined).
PLEASE NOTE: The Listening Session scheduled for October 15, 2020 has been postponed. Please check back for updates.
January 16, 2020 Listening Session
A summary of notes prepared by Commission members attending this session are provided in this link January 16, 2020 Notes
June 30, 2020 Listening Session
A recording of the second listening session on June 30, 2020 is available online at this link.
July 16, 2020 Listening Session
A recording of the third listening session on July 16, 2020 is available online at this link.
If you would like to provide feedback or share an experience but cannot attend a session, you may submit a comment to the CRC online. For more information about the Listening Sessions, contact Suzanne Sitter at (970) 375-5017 or email@example.com.
Take the Civility First Durango Pledge!
The volunteer Pledge Program encourages civility and respect among all residents and visitors.
Take the Civility First Durango Pledge.
View a video of the Community Relation Commission’s presentation to City Council at the May 7, 2019 meeting.
See suggested Civility themed books prepared by the Durango Public Library.
See the list of businesses and organizations that have taken the Pledge.
Civility First Durango Newsletter
Community Relations Commission at a glance
|Established by||Resolution R-2012-26 (PDF)|
|Number on Board||Five|
|Length of Term||Three years|
|Regular Meeting Time||Fourth Wednesday of each month at 4:00 pm|
|Regular Meeting Location||City Manager’s Conference Room|
|Sheri Rochford Figgs||Aug. 2020||Jan. 2021||1|
|Tirzah Camacho||Sept. 2019||Jan. 2022||1|
|Jennifer Latham||Aug. 2020||Jan. 2021||1|
|Olivia Lopez-DePablo||Feb. 2020||Jan. 2022||1|
|Lexie Stetson-Lee, Chair||March 2018||Jan. 2021||2|
|Barbara Noseworthy, Interim Council Liason||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Amber Blake, Staff Liason||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Sandy Irwin, Staff Liason||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Suzanne Sitter, Staff Liaison||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Focus Group Meetings
Documented results to survey questions and comments at different events in the Durango community are below.
- Rainbow Youth Center 2018 (PDF)
- Youth Expo 2018 (PDF)
- Farmer’s Market 2017 (PDF)
- Cities and Towns Week Survey 2017 (PDF)
- Pride Fest 2017 Survey 1 (PDF) | Survey 2 (PDF)
- Pride Fest 2016 (PDF)
- Diversity Dialogue Reflections 2016 (PDF)
- Taste of Durango 2016 (PDF)
- Durango Farmer’s Market Survey 2015 (PDF)
- MYAC Youth Expo 2015 (PDF)
- Taste of Durango 2015 (PDF)
- Diversity Dialogue 2015 (PDF)
- 4C Glad Pridefest (PDF)
- Four Corners Health Care Center (PDF)
- Taste of Durango 2014 (PDF)
- "Diversity Dialogue" 2014 (PDF)
- Southwest Center for Independence (PDF)
- Coldwell Banker Heritage House (PDF)
- Durango Education Center (PDF)