We built a relationship with Quincy Shannon, a community leader in Denver and the president of Ski Noir, a Black ski club. Ski Noir’s leadership came to Snowmass, but Quincy also insisted that the relationship not be a one-way street. At his invitation, I and other executives went to Denver for two days. Quincy showed us around the Five Points district. It was eye opening, moving, and, truly, a privilege. We stepped into another culture and saw incredible displays of kindness, dignity, and a deep commitment to community.
have a lot more work to do. And we’re not stopping, which is why I am
writing: To invite you to join me in this ongoing journey. Quincy will
be presenting at the Little Nell Grand Salon on June 30 at 6pm. He’ll
help us understand that the long-stated and defended ideals of America
are not yet realized in many places in the Black community.