Coconino County, Arizona - Diversity Information
Coconino County is Diverse
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Coconino Community College Diversity Statement
Coconino Community College recognizes and respects diversity and the value it brings to our communities. We appreciate and welcome cultures, identities, beliefs, experiences and all that makes us unique. CCC champions and takes action to build an inclusive work and learning environment. We are allies and advocates, navigating respectful dialogue about our shared humanity.
Human Resources Diversity Statement
The Human Resources Team commits to fostering a culture where each person, employee or not - feels heard, supported and engaged in a positive and empathetic way. We purposefully construct and nurture a focus upon community and inclusiveness. All lives matter, regardless of actual or perceived sexual identity, gender identity, gender expression, economic status, ethnicity, ability, disability, religious beliefs or disbeliefs, age, immigration status, or location.
CCC Land Acknowledgement Statement
On behalf of Coconino Community College, we would like to express our gratitude and appreciation to the sacred land on which this educational institution resides. Sacred sites located within Coconino County include the San Francisco Peaks, Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona Red Rocks, the Colorado River, the Little Colorado River, the Colorado River Confluence, the Grand Canyon and many more sites. This land has been inhabited by the Sinagua and Ancestral Pueblo for thousands of years. Currently, the Zuni, Apache, Yavapai, Hualapai, Havasupai, Paiute, Diné, Hopi and many other Arizona tribal nations recognize this land as a significant spiritual place. This sacred land is enriched with indigenous history and culture that lives on to this day. We, as a community with our CCC family and friends, are very fortunate to live, work, and share this unique location. Thank you.
Coconino County is diverse in their populations age, race, and ethnicity.
Flagstaff Arizona, is located in the San Francisco Peaks surrounded by Coconino National Forest. Mascot the Lumberjacks, established here the fourth of July, 1876, and placed there flag on top of a highest Ponderosa Pine. The city was originally found in 1881 because of the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad, but no one claimed their territory until 1876. Their population thrived from timber and Glen Canyon Dam. Over 5,000 million visitors pass through Flagstaff each year. The population in 2018, is 69,270. Flagstaff is known for many fun outdoor activities and natural sites. Activities such as, Arizona Snowbowl Winter Ski Resort, Golf Courses, and Flagstaff Extreme. Natural sites, including, Meteor Crater (used to be training grounds for astronauts), Painted Desert, Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Walnut Canyon National Monument, Grand Canyon, Antelope and Horseshoe Bend, and Indian Ruins, Lowell Observatory (founding of Pluto in 1930), and so on. Northern Arizona University is the first university founded in Northern Arizona in 1899 and today still has some of the original architectures.
Flagstaff, AZ is diverse in their populations age, race, and ethnicity.
Race and Ethnicity in Flagstaff, Az
Page, Arizona is the youngest city to be established in Northern Arizona. The town began in 1957, for the workers who were building the Glen Canyon Dam. Page only started with a few house trailers and streets carved out of the sandy, rocky slopes along Lake Powell. This town had over twelve different religions who were granted land to build on, this was called “Church Row”. Page obtained a huge geographic area of the Colorado Plateau located in the Hopi Reservation. The population for 2018, is 7,532. Today, there are plenty of outdoor activities to do and sites to see. Examples are, John Wesley Powell Museum, Horseshoe Bend, Antelope Canyon, tour the Glen Canyon Dam, Hanging Garden, Rainbow Bridge National Monument, Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Lake Powell, Water Holes Canyon, Wilderness River Adventures, and more.
Page, AZ is diverse in their populations age, race and ethnicity.
Age by Nativity in Page, Az
Race and Ethnicity in Page, Az
Williams, Arizona, was founded in 1876 by cattle and sheep ranchers. The town was named after the mountain peak overlooking the town. Williams was considered the “Old West” because of the pioneers, explorers, cowboys, and the Grand Canyon. Including, the men saloons, brothels, and gambling houses, called “Saloon Row”, next to the railroad tracks. There were two “booms” in Williams’s town’s history which was The Grand Canyon Hotel, 1892, and the completion of Historic Route 66. Today, Williams’ population is 3,079 and each month the town has many attractions for tourists to be involved in. The town is known for the ‘Gateway to the Grand Canyon’, arts and crafts fair/ walk, Bearizona, circus’s, rodeos, Gateway Canyon Festival, cowpunchers, team roping, classic car Shows, pumpkin patch train, Polar Express, and more.
Williams, AZ is diverse in their populations age, race and ethnicity.
Age by Nativity in Williams, Az
Race and Ethnicity in Williams, Az
Grand Canyon Village is located in Northern Arizona and is known for the national park called the Grand Canyon. It was established a National Park in the United States in 1919, President Benjamin Harris who first protected the canyon. The Grand Canyon is a mile deep, 18 miles wide, and 270 miles long. The erosion from the Colorado River, about five to six million years ago, formed the Grand Canyon. Humans occupied the park from the last ice age, but it was said that the first Europeans, the Spanish explorers, were in 1540. Grand Canyon Village was established in the 1880s. Originally, the settlers were looking for copper to mine but turned to tourism because of the Santa Fe railroad and it brought more revenue to the town. Today, Grand Canyon Village has a population of 1,787 people and has about five million people visiting the Grand Canyon each year. Some outdoor activities located in this area are, South Bass Trail, Hermit Road, Tusayan Ruin Walk, Eagle Point Skywalk, Grand Canyon Reservations, Grand Canyon Desert View Watchtower, Grand Canyon South Rim, Cape Final Trail, Canyon Trail Rides, Arizona Outback Adventures, Bright Angel Trail, and more.
Grand Canyon Village, AZ is diverse in their populations age, race and ethnicity.
Age in Nativity in Grand Canyon Village, Az
Race and Ethnicity in Grand Canyon Village, Az