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Update Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) Index

The Intercultural City Initiative is a bold effort on the part of a wide variety of organizations and individuals to align the collective power, creativity, expertise, and energy of our cities toward a future of inclusive growth. Inspired by the comprehensive and coordinated approach of the Council of Europe Intercultural City program, Minnesota’s Intercultural City Initiative is focused on using high leverage influence strategies to realize this future faster.

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Project Information

Collaborators, Project Phase & Type, Impacts, Related Projects

Collaborators 

Lead Organization: City of Rochester, MN

Contact: Jenna Bowman ; Email: Bowman@rochestermn.gov ; Phone: 507.328.2913

Known/Likely Collaborators: Alliance of Chicanos, Hispanics and Latin American--Rochester ; City of Rochester, MN ; County of Olmsted, MN ; CultureBrokers, LLC ; Diversity Council ; Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee ; OpenBeam ; Rochester Public Schools

Potential Collaborators: IMAA ; International Film Festival ; Rochester Area Family Y


Related Projects

America Community for Health ; Apply "Community of Excellence" framework to Greater Rochester ; Creating a 21st Century Community Space ; Discovery Walk Co-designing ; Diversity Council Rochester Area Racial Attitude Survey ; Envisioning a 21st Century City: Regional Issues, Global Perspectives ; Journey of Peace ; Journey to Growth Plan ; Locks of Compassion ; Rochester A City of Compassion (RocCoC) ; Rochester World Festival


Impacts 

Major Impact:  Diversity and Inclusion

PlanScape Impacts :

Level 1: Best Practice, Business Process, Caring Relationship, Commitment, Diversity and Inclusion, Governance/Public Policy, International, Intelligence, Mediation, OpenBeam, Technology Enablement, Vision/Identity

Level 2: Society

DMC Impacts:

Community Health Impacts:


Project Phase

Plan  Phase

Project Type

Planning, Tooling  

 

Detailed Description


2022 


 

Updating the index

 

 


Baseline 2020


2020 City Resolution

2020-09-21 City Council Approved

 

 City Council Discussions Recording

 


 

Description

 Per ICI website

 

 

INTERCULTURAL CITIES INDEX QUESTIONNAIRE

 

 

 


 

 City of Rochester ICI Launch Press Release


 

Early Information Shared with J2G

 


 

Proposal to J2G D/I Committee with ICI Consultant

 


 

Project Phases

 

 


Key reports on: Update Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) Index


Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) Major Milestone (September 22, 2020)

(1) City Council approved ICI Resolution (2) City Council Study Session on ICI Index  

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ICI index draft released for City Council review (August 20, 2020)

  The City of Rochester, in partnership with the Diversity Council and others, announced the release of the draft Intercultural Cities Initiative program index report and an upcoming virtual site visit. 

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Mayor Brede signed ICI pledge (June 15, 2018)

On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 11:00 am, the Journey to Growth team, the City of Rochester and citizens of Rochester will gather in the City Hall Atrium for a special Signing Ceremony, designating Rochester as the first U.S. City to join the Council of Europe’s ICI (Intercultural Cities Initiative) program.

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Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI): Getting the mayor to buy in. (December 08, 2015)

Met with mayor Brede and Randy Staver to discuss city participation and support

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Diversity and Inclusion Related Event(s) => LINK


Key reports on: Update Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) Index


Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) Major Milestone (September 22, 2020)

(1) City Council approved ICI Resolution (2) City Council Study Session on ICI Index  

Read more ...


ICI index draft released for City Council review (August 20, 2020)

  The City of Rochester, in partnership with the Diversity Council and others, announced the release of the draft Intercultural Cities Initiative program index report and an upcoming virtual site visit. 

Read more ...



Mayor Brede signed ICI pledge (June 15, 2018)

On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 11:00 am, the Journey to Growth team, the City of Rochester and citizens of Rochester will gather in the City Hall Atrium for a special Signing Ceremony, designating Rochester as the first U.S. City to join the Council of Europe’s ICI (Intercultural Cities Initiative) program.

Read more ...


Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI): Getting the mayor to buy in. (December 08, 2015)

Met with mayor Brede and Randy Staver to discuss city participation and support

Read more ...



Other Community News and Reports having impacts on:

Best Practice, Business Process, Caring Relationship, Commitment, Diversity and Inclusion, Governance/Public Policy, International, Intelligence, Mediation, OpenBeam, Technology Enablement, Vision/Identity  
March 29, 2023: Accessory Dwelling Unit Pilot Program Open for Applications
The Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Pilot Program supports and encourages property owners in the city of Rochester to develop ADUs on their properties.

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March 11, 2023: Preserving community area resources knowledge
Rochester Area Resource List sourced from Diversity Council and link to Beam search engine.

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February 25, 2023: Use of "America City for Health" as moniker to attract DMC investment

Feb 2023 Business Development status; Nov. 2021 Presentation to DMCC Board in November 2021 Board Meeting. Focus on attracting more companies coming in.  America City for Health as lead generation asset. 

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February 22, 2023: Commitment to Action for Racial Justice project
1Q2023 NPC Quarterly Commitment Meeting Takeaways: Meeting Notes, YouTube of Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man. 

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February 13, 2023: RCTC/Perkins Grant Opportunity
RCTC/Perkins Grant: The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century

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February 10, 2023: 2023 Destination Medical Center (DMC) Reports
Feb 9 2023 DMCC Board Meeting and City, County, DMC Collaborative Session

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February 10, 2023: MNDOT: Highway Heavy Carpenter Rochester Training
Free five-week program. Starter tool set included after completing the program

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February 01, 2023: Black History Month Series of Events

(1) 2024 Black History Month Press Release; (2) 2022 Black History Month Press Release; (3) 2021 Black History Month Press Release  

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January 28, 2023: State of Minnesota
Community Conversation: Building Racial Equity into the Walls of Minnesota Medicaid - A focus on U.S.-born Black Minnesotans

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January 27, 2023: Community Health Assessment Process
2021 - 2023 CHIP Priorities and Status; 2024 - 2026 CHIP Priorities

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January 24, 2023: Community-Led, Health Equity Structural Intervention Initiative (OT2)
Rochester-area conversations to explain NIH ComPASS program submission and solicit letters of support from area CBOs. 

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Last modified by allnode on 2022/10/30
Created by allnode on 2015/08/11

 

 

 

Site Information
Beam
  • For the commercial sector, we tend to register startup activities (new companies and new commercial projects) that bring diversification and high-impact opportunities to the area.
  • For the non-profit sector, we wish to shine light on all the organizations and services that otherwise labor under relative obscurity.
  • Our hope is that dmcbeam.org will encourage cross-sector collaborations and creative solutions.

While there are a number of registries in the community, dmcbeam.org's  distinct value is to pilot a database with a data structure and categorizations that answer the questions such as: What organizations or projects/programs in our community that have purported relevance with some of the over-arching focuses put forward by initiatives such as DMC, J2G and Health Improvements?

This database could be used as one of the ways to explore the capacities of the community. If you are someone on an exploratory journey to learn about the greater Rochester community. dmcbeam.org could be an interesting first step.

Definitions
The following defines the various project phases:
  1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
  2. Develop - program or application is being developed
  3. Plan - idea is solid, stakeholders are identified, and there is strong commitment to go forward from all parties.
  4. Concept Phase - idea scoped out with enough details to give an early sizing and/or to build a proof of concept
    demonstration
  5. Pre-concept Phase - an early idea or a requirement.
Links
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