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The Colorado Civil Rights Division has determined that the High Plains Library Distrct violated state anti-discrimination laws after they fired a librarian, Brooky Parks (her GoFundMe) after she objected to the cancelation of programs she had planned for youth of color and LGBTQ Teens.
Denver Post article: https://www.denverpost.com/2023/02/08/brooky-parks-high-plains-library-district-discrimination-colorado-civil-rights-division/?fbclid=IwAR1AVCKikE5Ogcj-dJQLA_KwYid1gaqXXKxIMcRGYGUhZ-DvwIVLa2HLlnA
CBS News video: https://www.cbsnews.com/colorado/video/weld-county-library-allegedly-in-violation-of-anti-discrimination-laws/?fbclid=IwAR2kr1TPQVXqhYZGE3kqHZGCvN4NpiPdr--39YDqzmIwHfadOVbJibxrGuI
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