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March 10, 2024

 


 

EBE: Equity in the built environment

Housing: Economic Development Incentives for Housing

OpenBeam Questions regarding New Org Structure

2024: Year of Respect

 

February 20, 2024

 

 

City of Rochester Support of Mayo Clinic Bold Forward Unfound

Get Paid to help others toward homeownership

 ACT-SO Olympics of the Mind

Black History Month

Homeownership

 

January 23, 2024

 

 

Equity in Built Environment (Bloomberg) 

2024 Year of Respect

 ACT-SO Olympics of the Mind

SE SBDC Partners with ACHLA

 

December 5, 2023

 

  

Protect MN Presentation to CMRC

 

DMC Riverfront Plan Discussions

 

Co-designing to increase healthcare access for pregnant people.

 

 DMC Equity Alliance Series

3M DEI

October 19, 2023 Top 4

 

  

City Council October Study Session Co-design Q/A 

Technology Referendum: Takeaways from CMRC September Meeting

CMRC to Call for Allignment of  Omsted County BUP Effotrts 

  

Health Equity: Community Health Collaboration Portal Proposal Enters Second Round of Mayo Social Innovation Grant Evaluation

Link to Previous Top 4's

 

October 8, 2023 Top 4  

 

Top Four Noteworthy Beam Aware Community Activities (Updated 10//08/20/23)

September 2023 Top 4

 

Top Four Noteworthy Beam Aware Community Activities (Updated 08//29/20/23)


Augst 2023 Top 4 

July 2023 Top 4 

 

May 2023 Top 4

 
Top Four Noteworthy Beam Aware Community Activities (Updated 05/12/20/23)

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Presentation April City Council Study Session

Housing: Rochester Area Housing Analysis 

Journie

Mr. & Miss Juneteenth Scholarship 

Co-Design: Inauguration of  Co-design Partners

 

 

 

 March 2023 Top 4

 

Top Four Noteworthy Beam Aware Community Activities (Updated 03/19/20/23)

 

 January 2023

 

Top Four Noteworthy Beam Aware Community Activities (Updated 01/22/20/23)

 

 November 2023

 

Top Four Noteworthy Beam Aware Community Activities (Updated 11/20/20/22)

 Joint Studies: Racism and Public Health

Olmsted County Presentation to

CMRC November 17. 2022

City of Rochester

City of Rochester DEI 

Update  to CMRC

 

  

Mixed Use Site Development

Riverfront Small Area

Plan Report

DMC

DMC Equitable Development Status

 

October 2022

 

Top Four Noteworthy Beam Aware Community Activities (Updated 10/16/22)

 September 2022

 

Education

 Rochester Public Schools Strategic Plan 2022

  

Housing 

Request for Proposals to Spur Senior Housing Development

DMC Housing Summit

Downtown Development 6th Street Bridge

USDOT $19.9M Award 

Bridge Concept Design Meeting November 2021

Community Pulse

County of Olmsted, MN Resident Survey

 

August 2022

 

Top Four Noteworthy Beam Aware Community Activities (Updated 8/27/22)

July 2022

June 2022

The following projects have noteworthy updates 2022-03-21)

 

Olmsted County Joint Study

Online Survey

 

One Olmsted Presentation to CMRC

City of Rochester DEI Action Plan

After completing a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) audit in early 2021, the City of Rochester developed DEI goals for the years to come. 

 

Q1 2022 Health Assessment & Planning  

Health Dashboard

 

Community News

This panel displays the latest community news. For a standalone view please click this LINK.



Developing and Executing on Cradle to Career Plan

Cradle 2 Career (C2C), Rochester Public Schools (RPS), and Arch to Philanthropy are launching a College Coordinator Pilot to provide College Based Organizations (CBOs) resources for College Readiness.

Last Updated April 02, 2024



Equity in the Built Environment (Bloomberg)

1. Part of Feb 26, 2024 City Council Study Session on DEI: Presentation Slides include actions and measures to City Council Study Session and Link to City Council video 

2. Career Opportunities for Women of Color

Last Updated April 01, 2024



Workforce Development Inc

Application Due April 5, 2024: Workforce Development, Inc. is seeking a friendly and professional Career Navigator to join our team.  

Last Updated March 27, 2024



Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation

Grant Opportunities: 

Due April 17, 2024 Community Asset Building and Health and Wellness Priorities Grants

Due March 5, 2024 Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation seeking applications for Early Literacy Grants

Last Updated March 26, 2024



City of Rochester: 2020 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Action Plan

City Council Approved Requests for City Council Approval of two DEI Contracts: 

Contract 1: 2024: Professional Development: Cultural Humility Series $41.3K; 

Contact 2 : Critical Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Audit ($30K); Cultural Humility Professional Development Series: Digging Deeper $13.5K ;  

Video clip of council discussions and voting and related info about GoodEnough.

Last Updated March 21, 2024



National Institutes of Health Common Fund

We invite community organizations and partners who expressed interest in the Community Partnerships to Advance Science for Society (ComPASS) initiative to participate at no cost in several opportunities hosted by CEACR.

Last Updated March 20, 2024



Update Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) Index

Comment at the 3/18/2024 City Council Meeting:

To act on September 21, 2020 council resolutions for the city staff to develop a Intercultural City action plan.  

Last Updated March 19, 2024



Planning To Succeed: Rochester 2040 Comprehensive Plan (P2S)

P2S Implementation Report

P2S Update Request for Proposal 

Last Updated March 18, 2024



Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)

Funding Opportunities: DEI for Small Employers, Targeted Populations Capacity Building

Employer subsidies: 1. The state of Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) program offers grants to help train or retrain your workforce.; .2. New Minnesota Fund Reimburses Employers for Costs of Reasonable Accommodations

Last Updated March 13, 2024



Rochester Area Nonprofit Consortium

 Rochester Nonprofit Consortium (The Consortium) is seeking proposals for event planning and implementation services. 

Last Updated March 12, 2024



University of Minnesota Rochester

DMCC Board November 17, 2023 Meeting UMR Update

Presentation Slides

Video Recording

Last Updated March 12, 2024



West Transit Village

September DMCC Board Status: NTH to run a developer selection process with Mayo

2024-03-10 Added Video Clip Loop of Sep 2022 DMCC board meeting

Last Updated March 10, 2024



Maintain and Evolve the 2016 Rochester/Olmsted County Compass Points (Community Dashboard)

In the public comments portion of the May 25, 2023 DMCC Board meeting, Al Lun reminded DMCC Board the need to update the DMC Metrics Dashboard per Tax revenue metrics September 2019 memo

2024-03-10 added YouTube video clip 

Sep 20, 2019 Memo to DMCC Board  about DMC Dashboard to be updated twice a year

Tax revenue metrics

Last Updated March 10, 2024



Rochester-Area Economic Development Inc (RAEDI)

2023 Annual Report

 

 

Last Updated March 07, 2024



Housing Alliance Coalition

 

Feb 26 City Council Study Session Housing Portion: Economic Development Incentives for Housing

Video Clip

Presentation Slides

Last Updated March 07, 2024



City of Rochester, MN

DEI Presentation Topics: Language Access and Accessibility; Equity in the Built Environment; 2024 Initiatives

Economic Development Incentives for Housing

Mayor Updates: Black History Month, Luther College: Mutable City; International Relations Committee

Last Updated March 04, 2024



County of Olmsted, MN

Reorganization: Olmsted County announces changes to advisory boards for human services and human rights.

“This new model positions us to better learn from our residents and address community needs.”

Open Beam Comments : Accountability of actions and results

 

Last Updated March 04, 2024



Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization

1Q 2024:

Feb 2024 - Admin Message, TBE Report

Jan 2024: Admin Message, TBE Report

Special callouts 

Last Updated March 01, 2024



Rochester Public Schools Strategic Plan

RPS:

Best Practices in Recruitment and Project Management Appointments

John Marshall Black Student Union:

African and African American students are sometimes viewed by their white peers as a monolithic group with identical life experiences.

Last Updated March 01, 2024



ARCH to Philanthropy

Feb 23 2024 CMRC Conversation with Arch Opportunity on Post Secondary Education for BIPOC youth:

Funding and Collaboration opportunities

Last Updated February 26, 2024