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Making Colorado history more inclusive through poetry

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Michelle P. Fulcher/CPR News
Colorado state historian Jared Orsi in CPR’s downtown Denver studios, Aug. 12, 2022.

Jared Orsi is the state historian. Jodie Hollander is a poet. They're working together on a series of free workshops on June 16, 17 and 18 that cover different parts of Colorado history. As part of the workshops, attendees write a poem about their experience. It's part of an effort to use poetry to make the state's history more inclusive.