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Allies & Advocates Diversity Council Diversity Council Allies & Advocates is a community response program that nurtures and supports individuals experiencing heightened anxiety, uncertainty, or incidents of hate/bias in this challenging social and cultural climate. We have been receiving communications regularly and increasingly from individuals deeply .. Diversity Council Civic Equity Focus Area ; Diversity Council Health Equity Plan ; EquityLogic (Becoming the Solution) ; Youth & Whole Families Available Caring Relationship ; Civic Engagement ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Immigration ; Public Safety
America’s City for Health DMC EDA Community Networking Group (CNG) ; DMC EDA ; Diversity Council ; Olmsted County Community Services ; Olmsted County Housing Redevelopment Authority ; Olmsted County Public Health Services ; Rochester Area Family Y ; Rochester Community & Technical College ; Rochester Public Library ; United Way of Olmsted County ; Well Living Lab (A Delos and Mayo Clinic collaboration) ; openBEAM.net AARP Rochester, MN ; In the City for Good Steering Committee ; Lotus Health Foundation ; Salvation Army/Samaritan Medical Clinic Interlocking between DMC, Olmsted County and Rochester City and Community organizations to ensure social impacts are factored into DMC project evaluation process and City Comprehensive Plan (P2S). 2016-2020 Housing Framework ; City of Rochester Initiates New Budget Process and Publishes Digital Format ; Community Beam to enable community collaboration ; DMC Discovery Square Design Process ; DMC Transportation Plan ; Destination Medical Center (DMC) Plan ; Envisioning a 21st Century City: Regional Issues, Global Perspectives ; Families Matter Mental Health Collaboration ; Health-centric Design of Discovery Walk ; Identification and intervention for adverse childhood experiences in our local community - A Study ; In City for Good (In the Shadow of Growth) ; Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) ; Journey to Growth Plan ; Maintain and Evolve the 2016 Rochester/Olmsted County Compass Points (Community Dashboard) ; Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement ; Planning 2 Succeed: Rochester 2040 Comprehensive Plan ; Rochester A City of Compassion (RocCoC) ; Rochester Y Community Health Living Index Assessment (CHLI) ; The Village Community Garden & Learning Center Concept Livable City ; Health & Wellness ; Learning Environment Aging ; Best Practice ; Business Process ; Civic Engagement ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Governance/Public Policy ; Health ; Housing ; Mental Health ; Sustainability ; Transportation ; Workforce Development Regional
Asian Pacific MN Complete Count 2020 Project Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans (CAPM) Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans (CAPM) ; Diversity Council ; openBEAM.net County of Olmsted, MN Previous Census efforts have identified “hard to count” communities, including Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals, immigrants and refugees, and children under the age of 4. Given what we know about our API communities statewide, our Council believes that a complete count committee dedicate.. Olmsted County Complete Count 2020 Develop Diversity and Inclusion ; Governance/Public Policy ; Technology Enablement
Barbershops Creating Change in the Community Isaiah Community Interfaith Dialogue on Islam (CIDI) ; Diversity Council ; Isaiah ; NAACP, Rochester Chapter BCCC is a coalition of Black barbers, beauticians and owners in Minnesota who are advancing a more just Minnesota for their communities. For years, barbershops have been staples of communities as they provide both individual and collective empowerment, esteem and moral. These are spaces where peo.. Available Diversity and Inclusion ; Vision/Identity Regional
Bias/Hate Crime and Incident Response Olmsted County Human Rights Commission Diversity Council ; Family Service Rochester ; IMAA ; Mayo Clinic ; NAACP, Rochester Chapter ; Olmsted County Human Rights Commission ; Olmsted Medical Center ; Rochester Public Schools ; Zumbro Valley Health Center To execute an effective community response to bias/hate crimes and to bias/hate incidents that supports the victims and victims' families. Archive Livable City Diversity and Inclusion ; Governance/Public Policy ; Public Safety County wide
Bystander to Upstander Diversity Council Diversity Council ; Rochester Community & Technical College Bystander to Upstander Sessions are participatory scenario-based sessions that provide opportunities for individuals to learn about and practice responses to incidents they might encounter in business, on campus, and in their daily lives. Unlike traditional diversity training, these activity-based .. Diversity Council Civic Equity Focus Area ; Diversity Council Education Equity Plan Available Diversity and Inclusion Regional
CDI Bridges Community Interfaith Dialogue on Islam (CIDI) Community Interfaith Dialogue on Islam (CIDI) ; Diversity Council Autumn Ridge Church The bridges already exist. Let's CROSS them! Available Learning Environment Diversity and Inclusion Regional
City for Good Education: Pathway for parents to have more involvement with their children's education CIty for Good Community Networking Group (CNG) ; Diversity Council TBD In City for Good (In the Shadow of Growth) ; Youth Mediation in Rochester Public Schools Concept Learning Environment Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education
Closing referral disparities (resolution agreement with Office of Civil Rights) Rochester Public Schools RPS Racial Equity Advisory Team (Community Focus Team) ; Rochester Public Schools ; Rochester for Justice Diversity Council ; Mediation & Conflict Solutions ; NAACP, Rochester Chapter Need to close the disciplinary gap. Black and Hispanic students are referred to the office at a significantly higher rate when compared to white students and Asian students. Black and Hispanic students receive In-School-Suspensions at a significantly higher rate when compared to white students and.. Collaborative Leadership Fellow Program ; Cradle to Career ; Diversity Council Civic Equity Focus Area ; Diversity Council Education Equity Plan ; Diversity Council Health Equity Plan ; OpenBeam Activating Technologies Project ; Rochester Public Schools Strategic Plan ; Youth Mediation in Rochester Public Schools Develop Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education
Collaborative Leadership Fellow Program CLF Rochester Community & Technical College ; University of Minnesota Rochester Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee Strengthen community capacity for collaborative leadership, and Ensure succession of community leadership invested in multi-sector solutions to complex community issues. The Diversity Business Partnership Initiative ; We are More Archive Best Practice ; Civic Engagement ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; Workforce Development County wide
Community Center Northwest of Rochester (Empowerment Center) Center City Housing Center City Housing ; Family Service Rochester ; Lutheran Social Service (LSS) in Rochester ; Olmsted County Community Services ; Olmsted County Housing Redevelopment Authority ; Rochester Public Schools ; Workforce Development Inc A project for homeless families in the Rochester area is seeking funding for what the planners are calling the "Empowerment Center" to be housed in a former elementary school. Center City Housing Corp., a nonprofit based in Duluth, announced Thursday that more than 80 percent of those that partic.. 2016-2020 Housing Framework ; Gage East Apartments Available Sports, Recreation, Nature Financial Stress/Homelessness Basic Needs ; Business Process ; Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Housing City wide
Community Cultural Center Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee Alliance of Chicanos, Hispanics and Latin American--Rochester ; Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage (CMAH) ; Diversity Council ; Thrive Child Care and Family Resource Center A physical place/space for interactions among diverse groups ACI Proposal : Rochester Armory - for community-building, inclusiveness, and the arts ; Bystander to Upstander ; Castle Community Proposal for Rochester Armory Building ; Construction of 125 Live Concept Arts & Culture ; Computer Literacy ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Recreation & Open Space
Community Leaders Creating Change Diversity Council Diversity Council ; Rochester Community & Technical College Community Leaders Creating Change (CLCC) is a leadership training program that aims to help close that gap between the diversification of our local population and our community leadership—and to prepare those from majority groups to work effectively in a diverse environment. Art of Hosting (aka: Art of Participatory Leadership) Available Business Process ; Civic Engagement ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Governance/Public Policy ; Networking
Compassion Studies Rochester Community & Technical College Community Interfaith Dialogue on Islam (CIDI) ; Rochester Community & Technical College Diversity Council ; Mediation & Conflict Solutions The new Compassion Studies (HUM 1500) course will explore compassion as a subject of academic inquiry--emphasizing both its timely and timeless aspects including notable historical traditions and thinkers, as well as contemporary figures and findings. Some key questions considered in this course inc.. CDI Bridges ; Rochester A City of Compassion (RocCoC) Available Best Practice ; Caring Relationship ; Civic Engagement ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education
Conquerors Boxing TBD Rochester Area Family Y Bolder Options More Than Conquerors is a new boxing program being offered for kids and young adults in the Rochester area. Available Sports, Recreation, Nature Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Mentoring
Cradle to Career United Way of Olmsted County and Rotary Clubs of Rochester Boys and Girls Club of Rochester ; City of Rochester, MN ; County of Olmsted, MN ; Diversity Council ; Families First (Fomerly: Child Care Resource and Referral) ; GRAUC (Greater Rochester Advocates for Universities and Colleges) ; IBM Volunteers (Previously Known as On Demand Community) ; Jeremiah Program ; Mayo Clinic ; Minnesota Children's Museum - Rochester ; Rochester Area Foundation ; Rochester Chamber of Commerce Foundation ; Rochester Community & Technical College ; Rochester Public Library ; Rochester Public Schools ; Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce ; Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation ; The Reading Center ; United Way of Olmsted County ; University of Minnesota Rochester ; Winona State Rochester ; Workforce Development Inc Rochester Area Family Y Every child and young adult succeeds cradle to career, through shared purpose, alignment and accountability among community partners This is the purpose of the Cradle to Career initiative in Rochester, Minnesota. Education is a powerful strategy to improve educational outcomes resulting in healthy .. AVID: advancement via individual determination implementation in RPS ; America’s City for Health ; Closing referral disparities (resolution agreement with Office of Civil Rights) ; Identification and intervention for adverse childhood experiences in our local community - A Study ; Parents Are Important In Rochester (PAIIR) ; Rochester Public Schools Strategic Plan ; World's Best Workforce ; Youth & Whole Families ; Youth Mediation in Rochester Public Schools Plan Livable City ; Health & Wellness ; Learning Environment Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; Workforce Development Regional
Creating a 21st Century Community Space Diversity Council, Rochester Area Nonprofit Consortium Diversity Council ; Rochester Area Nonprofit Consortium ; Rochester Farmers Markets Experience Rochester A Place for All. Third Sector's shared space concept would provide a common entry point to community resources through its "front door" concept. America’s City for Health ; Community Cultural Center ; Create a regional brand and communication platform ; Destination Medical Center (DMC) Plan ; Diversity Council Civic Equity Focus Area ; Economic and Cultural Exchange with China (Long March) ; Envisioning a 21st Century City: Regional Issues, Global Perspectives ; Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) ; Rochester A City of Compassion (RocCoC) Concept Arts & Culture ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; Food Regional
Distant Relatives TBD Somali Youth basketball programs are broken down by age groups: 10-12 year olds, 13-17 and 18-21. He estimates that 30 young men are involved in "Distant Relatives." Mumin conducts practices with each group about twice a week, year round, gathering at an outdoor basketball court or inside at Zumbro .. Available Sports, Recreation, Nature Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion
Diverse Interests Round Table Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce The strength and stability of a community comes from the recognition and inclusion of its diversity. The Diverse Interests Round Table provides an open-minded environment that allows for the sharing of triumphs and failures, challenges and opportunities, best practices and necessary changes. By conn.. Archive Best Practice ; Business Process ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Economic Development ; Networking ; Workforce Development
Diversity Council Civic Equity Focus Area Diversity Council Board Diversity Council ; Rochester for Justice ; Third Judicial District - Equal Justice Committee Civic Equity is the realization of a society where all individuals receive equitable access to resources, protections, and opportunities. Each person enjoys: (a) equal treatment under law, both through law enforcement and the judicial system; (b) equitable access to and representation in the politi.. Allies & Advocates ; Art of Hosting (aka: Art of Participatory Leadership) ; Community Leaders Creating Change ; Mobil Video Recorder Policy ; Ready to Lead ; Rochester Police Department Expansion (More Space and Staff) ; Social Justice Coalition Available Caring Relationship ; Civic Engagement ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Legal Services ; Public Safety
Diversity Council Education Equity Plan Diversity Council Diversity Council Rochester Public Schools Educational Equity exists when all individuals are fully prepared for the roles of their choice, regardless of personal or social circumstances. Educational Equity requires systems of support that result in full access to opportunities that lead to personal growth. Cradle to Career ; Spark! ; Student Leaders Creating Change (SLCC) Plan Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education
Diversity Council Health Equity Plan Diversity Council Board Lotus Health Foundation ; Olmsted County Community Services ; Olmsted County Public Health Services ; Olmsted County Public Health Services Advisory Board ; Rochester Arts Center Rochester Area Family Y Health Equity is the attainment of the highest level of wellbeing for all individuals, regardless of personal or social determinants of health. Health Equity requires social, economic, and environmental conditions that result in full access to opportunities that lead to healthy lives. Allies & Advocates ; America’s City for Health ; Diversity Council Civic Equity Focus Area ; Diversity Council Education Equity Plan ; FUSE: Fun & Unique Social Encounters ; Food for Thought for Diversity Wellness ; Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement ; enCounter Poverty Available Health & Wellness Caring Relationship ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Health ; Vision/Identity County wide
Diversity Council Rochester Area Racial Attitude Survey Diversity Council Diversity Council Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee Update to the 2006 survey. The Diversity Council first collaborated with a community task force to survey local attitudes toward race in 1990. In 2006, a second survey was conducted in association with Luther College. The 2006 survey duplicated many questions from the original survey in order to.. Diversity Council Civic Equity Focus Area ; Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) Available Livable City Best Practice ; Business Process ; Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity In Action Initiative Diversity in Action Alternative Learning Center ; Diversity Council ; Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee ; Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) ; Rochester Community & Technical College ; Rochester Public Schools Program to assist students that aren’t necessarily college bound with getting into areas that don’t require a 4 year degree. He has links with employers looking for young people who are interested in being plumbers, carpenters, electricians and etc. He is looking at how to work within the schools he.. Prosperity Initiative ; Rochester Works Concept Diversity and Inclusion ; Workforce Development
Diversity Newsletter Collections openBEAM.net Diversity Council A collection of newsletters to let readers discover what's going on. Available Diversity and Inclusion ; Networking
Diversity Toolkit Diversity Council Diversity Council Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee ; Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce A tool kit to ensure your organization leads in maximizing human potential. Available Best Practice ; Business Process ; Diversity and Inclusion Regional
Diversity in Business Initiative Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce City of Rochester, MN ; Mayo Clinic ; Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce Diversity Council ; Rochester Community & Technical College ; Workforce Development Inc SUPPLIER DIVERSITY INITIATIVE MISSION, SUPPLIER DIVERSITY MEMBER DIRECTORY, CERTIFICATION ASSISTANCE RESOURCES Available Diversity and Inclusion ; Economic Development County wide
Diversity in Business Resource (DIBR Registry) Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee ; openBEAM.net Diversity Council An electronically formatted resource to provide information and contacts targeting diverse individuals interested in starting a business in our J2G region Diverse Interests Round Table ; Hubsource.mn (employment hub) ; SE Mn Together: A regional community growth initiative Archive Commercial Research & Technology Best Practice ; Business Process ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Economic Development ; Technology Enablement
Diversity in Education Blog Mayo Clinic TBD Available Diversity and Inclusion
Envisioning a 21st Century City: Regional Issues, Global Perspectives Diversity Council Diversity Council ; Well Living Lab (A Delos and Mayo Clinic collaboration) City of Rochester, MN ; County of Olmsted, MN ; DMC EDA ; Mayo Clinic Diversity Council is presenting a series of talks to invite region thought leaders, decision makers and stakeholders to an evening of conversations and learning to support Diversity Council's effort to spark multi-cultural transformation impetus for SE MN. 2016-2020 Housing Framework ; America’s City for Health ; Create a regional brand and communication platform ; Creating a 21st Century Community Space ; Destination Medical Center (DMC) Plan ; Economic and Cultural Exchange with China (Long March) ; In City for Good (In the Shadow of Growth) ; Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) ; Journey to Growth Plan ; Middle Way Chinese Business Market ; Social Justice Coalition Develop Best Practice ; Business Process ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Economic Development ; Entrepreneurship Regional
EquityLogic (Becoming the Solution) Diversity Council Diversity Council Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce A tactical approach to building cultural agility and diversifying organizational strategies. Designed to impact: Employee retention Workgroup and individual productivity Customer/client satisfaction Problem solving and crisis management Inter-workgroup relationship.. Art of Hosting (aka: Art of Participatory Leadership) ; DMC In the Middle of Everywhere (DMC Marketing Plan) ; Facing Race ; WSU: Multicultural Education Certificate Available Best Practice ; Business Process ; Consultancy ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; Health ; Workforce Development
Exploring - Discovering Your Future Gamehaven Boy Scout Counci Gamehaven Boy Scout Council ; Mayo Clinic Exploring provides exciting activities and one-on-one mentorship for youth looking to discover their future. Whether you’re a local organization looking to strengthen the community or a young person wanting to uncover the possibilities of your future, Exploring is a great place to start. Cradle to Career ; Rochester Public Schools Strategic Plan Available Arts & Culture ; Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; Mentoring ; STEM ; Workforce Development
FUSE: Fun & Unique Social Encounters Diversity Council Bolder Options ; Diversity Council Social contact breaks down barriers of stereotypes and prejudice. Plus it’s fun! Come meet some new people at FUSE! At this month's event, you'll have the opportunity to meet UMR's first Health CORE cohort. Health CORE is a program that recruits students from underrepresented backgrounds for health .. Art of Hosting (aka: Art of Participatory Leadership) ; Collaborative Leadership Fellow Program ; Community Leaders Creating Change ; Leadership Greater Rochester (LGR) Archive Caring Relationship ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Networking
Facing Race Saint Paul Foundation Saint Paul Foundation Facing Race: Our Commitment to Racial Equity Available Best Practice ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Governance/Public Policy Regional
Faith Exchange Toolkit Community Interfaith Dialogue on Islam (CIDI) Community Interfaith Dialogue on Islam (CIDI) ; Diversity Council Help you learn about different faiths in Rochester. CDI Bridges ; Racial Equity Resource Directory Available Caring Relationship ; Diversity and Inclusion
Food for Thought for Diversity Wellness Diversity Council/Lotus Foundation Boys and Girls Club of Rochester ; Diversity Council ; Lotus Health Foundation ; Rochester Farmers Markets ; openBEAM.net Channel One Regional Food Bank ; Community Food Response ; Engage Winona ; Healthy Food Alliance of SE MN ; IMAA ; Olmsted County Public Health Services ; People’s Food Co-op ; University of Minnesota Rochester ; Winona State Rochester Food and nutrition is important to all people. Access to nutrition is especially important to marginalized groups. This project educates people how good food can be made available. This project will promote and help identify affordable, good tasting, nutrient-rich foods" to difference cultural g.. Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) ; Diversity Council Health Equity Plan ; Healthy Immigrant Families ; Healthy Living Rochester ; Improve health insurance coverage for minority groups in Southeast Minnesota ; Mayo Clinic Health Disparities Research ; Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement Concept Health & Wellness Obesity, Diabetes Chronic Illness ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Food ; Health Regional
For a Better Us Rochester Area Family Y Rochester Area Family Y A plan to: Being a great partner, Strengthening communities, Advocating for the Y, Inspiring others, Providing leadership, Volunteering your time, treasure, and talents Plan Basic Needs ; Caring Relationship ; Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Vision/Identity County wide
Gage East Apartments Center City Housing Center City Housing ; Family Service Rochester ; Lutheran Social Service (LSS) in Rochester ; Olmsted County Community Services ; Olmsted County Housing Redevelopment Authority ; Rochester Public Schools ; Workforce Development Inc As the city of Rochester continues to grow and develop, concerns remain for those who have been left in the margins. "Whether it be folks in the probation system, folks in our social services or public assistance system, we see it all over," said Paul Fleissner, director of Olmsted County Communi.. Community Center Northwest of Rochester (Empowerment Center) Available Financial Stress/Homelessness Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Housing ; Special Needs City wide
Generation Next Generation Next Our Vision Every child has the academic, social and emotional skills to thrive in a globally-fluent world. Our Approach A seamless alignment of family, community and schools to ensure every child thrives. Cradle to Career Available Best Practice ; Business Process ; Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; TBD Regional
Global Connections Community University of Minnisota Rochester University of Minnesota Rochester Diversity Council ; Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee Mission. The Global Connections Community enhances internationalization of the UMR student experience through intentional community development and support. Students who commit to and are selected for this special program are future health care professionals who seek to develop as global citizens, i.. Available Arts & Culture ; Caring Relationship ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; Health ; Workforce Development
Global Technovation Challenge Rochester Area Math and Science Partnership Rochester Area Math and Science Partnership Children's Dental Health Services Technovation is a 3-month program where teams of young women work together to imagine, design, and develop mobile apps, then pitch their “startup” businesses to investors. Bounce Day (Community Resilience) ; Community Beam to enable community collaboration ; Minnesota Cup Available Learning Environment Children & Youth ; Computer Literacy ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; Mentoring ; STEM County wide
Healthy Immigrant Families Rochester Healthy Community Partnership (RHCP) Alliance of Chicanos, Hispanics and Latin American--Rochester ; Community Education: Hawthorne Education Center ; New Sudan American Hope ; Rochester Healthy Community Partnership (RHCP) Description Immigrants and refugees arrive to the United States healthier than the general population. But, the longer they live in the U.S., the more likely they are to approximate the cardiovascular risk profiles of the general population, including increased rates of obesity, high blood pres.. Available Health & Wellness Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness Diversity and Inclusion ; Health ; Immigration
Human Libray of Southeaster Minnesota Diversity Council Diversity Council ; Rochester Community & Technical College ; Rochester Public Library ; United Way of Olmsted County The Human Library, an initiative developed by the World Culture Center in Denmark, allows people and organizations to check out human "books" for a unique learning experience. If you want to know what it's like to be, say, a single mother, a homeless person, a refugee, or a gay man, you che.. OpenBeam Activating Technologies Project ; Rochester A City of Compassion (RocCoC) Available Arts & Culture ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Health
Identification and intervention for adverse childhood experiences in our local community - A Study Olmsted County Public Health Services, Rochester Public Schools, Mayo Clinic Families First (Fomerly: Child Care Resource and Referral) ; Integrated Science Education Outreach (InSciEd Out) ; Mayo Clinic ; Olmsted County BRIDGE Collaborative ; Olmsted County Public Health Services ; Rochester Public Schools To develop local ACEs screening and intervention programs for children and evaluate the impact of these new intervention programs on the mental health and developmental trajectory in children. America’s City for Health ; Bridges to Healthcare ; Closing referral disparities (resolution agreement with Office of Civil Rights) ; Conflict Resolution Skills ; Cradle to Career ; Diversity Council Health Equity Plan ; Families Matter Mental Health Collaboration ; Healthy Immigrant Families ; Improve health insurance coverage for minority groups in Southeast Minnesota ; Mayo Clinic Health Disparities Research ; Olmsted County Mental Health Crisis Center ; Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement Concept Health & Wellness Mental Health, Obesity, Diabetes Children & Youth ; Chronic Illness ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; Health ; Mental Health
Improve health insurance coverage for minority groups in Southeast Minnesota TBD While MNsure boasts of plummeting uninsured rates among Minnesotans, a closer look shows that certain minority populations who have been left behind, in particular Latinos Plan Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases Best Practice ; Business Process ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Health ; Medical Services
In City for Good (In the Shadow of Growth) In the City for Good Steering Committee City of Rochester, MN ; Coalition for Rochester Area Housing ; County of Olmsted, MN ; In the City for Good Steering Committee ; In the City for Good Sustainability Subgroup Community Interfaith Dialogue on Islam (CIDI) ; Community Networking Group (CNG) ; DMC EDA City for Good is coalition of eight Action Groups addressing deficiencies in the DMC plan: Living Wages, Transportation, Affordable Housing, Sustainability, Social Services, Education, Social Justice and Historic Preservation. 2016-2020 Housing Framework ; 40 Below: Building the workforce of the future ; Apply "Community of Excellence" framework to Greater Rochester ; Cradle to Career ; Destination Medical Center (DMC) Plan ; Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) ; Journey to Growth Plan ; Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement ; Planning 2 Succeed: Rochester 2040 Comprehensive Plan ; Rochester A City of Compassion (RocCoC) Plan Livable City Mental Health Civic Engagement ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Income ; Neighborhood ; Special Needs ; Sustainability County wide
Integrated Recreation, Education, Living Space (iREL) Rochester Family Y 2020 Plan Concept Rochester Area Family Y Rochester Area Family Y ; University of Minnesota Rochester Autumn Ridge Church ; County of Olmsted, MN ; DMC EDA ; GRAUC (Greater Rochester Advocates for Universities and Colleges) ; Mayo Clinic ; Minnesota Children's Museum - Rochester ; PossAbilities ; Rochester Public Library ; Rochester Public Schools ; Rochester Rochester Economic Development Author ity (EDA) Plan for the next 50 years of the Y in Rochester Area to contribute to: Healthy Living, Social Responsibility and Youth Development. America’s City for Health ; Destination Medical Center (DMC) Plan ; Education, Health and Recreation Space (DMC UMR/Rec sub-district) ; Journey to Growth Plan ; Planning 2 Succeed: Rochester 2040 Comprehensive Plan ; Rochester City Transit Development Plan ; University of Minnesota, Rochester Master Plan Archive Livable City ; Health & Wellness ; Learning Environment ; Sports, Recreation, Nature Obesity, Diabetes Children & Youth ; Chronic Illness ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Health County wide
Intentional Social Interaction (“IZI”) Marnita’s Table George Family Foundation ; Marnita’s Table Intentional Social Interaction (“IZI”) is a model with 5 guiding roots and 20 touchpoints designed to break one’s preconceived notion of the “other” or those who are different from us. IZI is based on peer-reviewed research and the experience engineering techniques used by corporations across the gl.. Available Civic Engagement ; Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Networking Regional
Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) Diversity Council City of Rochester, MN ; Diversity Council ; Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee IMAA ; International Film Festival 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 th.. America’s City for Health ; Apply "Community of Excellence" framework to Greater Rochester ; Creating a 21st Century Community Space ; Diversity Council Rochester Area Racial Attitude Survey ; Envisioning a 21st Century City: Regional Issues, Global Perspectives ; Locks of Compassion ; Rochester A City of Compassion (RocCoC) ; Rochester World Festival Develop Best Practice ; Business Process ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Vision/Identity City wide
It's That Easy The Center Clinic Mayo Clinic IBH/ECH Social Work QUEST Teaching evening classes to Latino parents about Parent Child Connectedness and how this relationship is the foundation for raising sexually healthy children. Available Health & Wellness Mental Health Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion
J2G Become a Cohesive Connected Region J2G Regional Committee Journey to Growth Partnership Objective: Foster Dialogue to Forge a Shared Regional Identity and Explore Benefits and Alternatives for Comprehensive Regional Planning & Development Develop Consultancy ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Economic Development ; Education ; TBD Regional
Journey to Growth Plan Journey to Growth Partnership Albert Lea Economic Development Agency (ALEDA) ; Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee ; Journey to Growth Partnership ; Port Authority of Winona ; Red Wing Port Authority ; Rochester-Area Economic Development Inc (RAEDI) ; Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce Community Networking Group (CNG) A strategy to address the challenges and opportunities necessary to grow the Rochester region's economy. Create a regional brand and communications platform Create Leadership Teams to oversee development of the Rochester Area's target business sectors Formalize a best-practice startup accelerat.. Create a regional brand and communication platform ; Destination Medical Center (DMC) Plan ; Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement ; Rochester Master Plan (2010) ; SE Mn Together: A regional community growth initiative ; We are More Develop Livable City ; Retail, Dining & Entertainment, Arts & Culture ; Commercial Research & Technology ; Health & Wellness ; Learning Environment Business Process ; Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Economic Development ; Education ; Governance/Public Policy ; Workforce Development ; Vision/Identity Regional
Leadership Greater Rochester (LGR) TBD Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Greater Rochester is a comprehensive 10-month leadership development course created by the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce. The program’s mission is to develop emerging leaders through participation in personal, professional and community awareness activities designed to encourage indi.. Available Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; TBD Regional
Legal Defense Fund First Unitarian Universalist Church Alliance of Chicanos, Hispanics and Latin American--Rochester ; Diversity Council ; First Unitarian Universalist Church ; First Unitarian Universalist Church (Racial Justice Task Group) ; Holy Ground catholic Community ; IMAA ; Isaiah ; Rochester International Association (RIA) ; Sisters of Saint Francis We propose that a legal defense fund be established, to be used to provide legal assistance to persons at risk of detention and expedited removal by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) branch of Homeland Security. In City for Good (In the Shadow of Growth) ; Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) ; Journey of Peace ; Rochester A City of Compassion (RocCoC) Concept Health & Wellness Diversity and Inclusion ; Immigration ; Legal Services ; Workforce Development Regional
Locks of Compassion Catholic Charities Assisi Heights Spirituality Center (AHSC) ; Catholic Charities ; Rochester Area Builders (RAB) Considering a lock is defined as a device that restricts access and confines, you may wonder how it can possibly be associated with compassion. But, did you know a lock can also be a symbol of promise, enduring friendship and love? A lock links and unites one to another. In many parts of the wo.. 40 Below: Building the workforce of the future ; Rochester A City of Compassion (RocCoC) Plan Diversity and Inclusion ; Immigration ; TBD
Love Music, Hate Racism - Minnesota TBD The Jive Mill TBD Concept Arts & Culture ; Caring Relationship ; Diversity and Inclusion
Martin Luther King, Jr. Poetry Contest Diversity Council Diversity Council ; Rochester Public Schools ; Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Poetry Contest sponsored by the Diversity Council is open to Olmsted County students in grades 3 - 12. Themes and deadlines are announced each year in October, and winners are announced in January. Available Arts & Culture ; Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion
Mayo Clinic Health Disparities Research Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic Diversity Council ; Olmsted County Public Health Services Health Disparities Research supports meaningful research to identify and address health disparities and to help ensure Mayo Clinic patients reflect the diversity of our communities. America’s City for Health ; Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) ; Diversity Council Health Equity Plan ; Food for Thought for Diversity Wellness ; Identification and intervention for adverse childhood experiences in our local community - A Study ; Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement Available Health & Wellness Mental Health, Obesity, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; Health ; Mental Health ; STEM
Mayo High School School Within a School (SWS) Mayo High School Kiwanis Club of Rochester Help at-risk students succeed in school and life. Develop Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education
Mayo Supplier Diversity Program Mayo Mayo Clinic The Mayo Clinic Supplier Diversity Program's goal is to engage in mutually beneficial strategic business relationships with minority-owned, woman-owned, veteran-owned and small business enterprises so as to provide equal access to Mayo purchasing opportunities and promote supplier participation to r.. Available Commercial Research & Technology Business Process ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Economic Development
Middle Way Chinese Business Market Middle Way Group, LLC Blending east and west cultural competency to expand marketing reach in Asia Available Consultancy ; Diversity and Inclusion
Minnesota Compass Wilder Research Wilder Research (MN Compass Team) City of Rochester, MN ; Community Networking Group (CNG) ; County of Olmsted, MN ; DMC EDA ; Diversity Council ; Olmsted County Public Health Services ; Rochester Public Library ; Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce ; United Way of Olmsted County Minnesota Compass is a social indicators project that measures progress in our state and its communities. Led by Wilder Research, Minnesota Compass provides nonpartisan, credible information and tracks trends in topic areas such as education, economy, workforce, health, housing, and a host of others.. Maintain and Evolve the 2016 Rochester/Olmsted County Compass Points (Community Dashboard) Available Best Practice ; Business Process ; Consultancy ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Economic Development ; Education ; Public Safety ; Reading ; Special Needs ; Sustainability ; Technology Enablement Regional
Mobil Video Recorder Policy Police Policy Oversight Commission of City of Rochester Police Policy Oversight Commission of City of Rochester Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage (CMAH) ; Diversity Council ; The Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs TBD Available Best Practice ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Governance/Public Policy ; Public Safety City wide
More Women on the Move Women on the Move Diversity Council ; Rochester Civic Theatre Company More Women on the Move is a non-partisan, grassroots organization, is dedicated to empowering ​women committed to inclusive, equitable, healthy communities and seeking and supporting women to run for elected office. The group is also striving to help women explore a variety of leadership positions t.. Available Diversity and Inclusion ; Governance/Public Policy
Next Gen Community Information Sharing System (CISS) Hack-a-thon Hack-a-thon openBEAM.net Help identifying requirements and architectural implementations for the open-source version of the CISS system. Community Beam to enable community collaboration Archive Commercial Research & Technology Financial Stress/Homelessness Business Process ; Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Health ; Technology Enablement
Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement Olmsted County Public Health Services AARP Rochester, MN ; Community Networking Group (CNG) ; Diversity Council ; Mayo Clinic ; Olmsted County Public Health Services ; Olmsted Medical Center ; Rochester Area Family Y ; Rochester Area Foundation ; Salvation Army/Samaritan Medical Clinic ; The Arc Southern Minnesota - Southeast Region ; United Way of Olmsted County ; openBEAM.net Community Health Services ; PossAbilities ; Recovery is Happening ; Rochester Area Family Y ; Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce ; Southeastern Minnesota Disaster Health Coalition ; Zumbro Valley Health Center The Community Health Assessment and Planning Process is a collaborative community effort led by Olmsted County Public Health Services, Olmsted Medical Center, Mayo Clinic Rochester and partnerships with multiple community organizations. It is a continuous, triennial cycle that assesses our communit.. Age Friendly Community ; America’s City for Health ; Community Beam to enable community collaboration ; Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) ; Diversity Council Health Equity Plan ; Families Matter Mental Health Collaboration ; Food for Thought for Diversity Wellness ; Healthy Living Rochester ; Identification and intervention for adverse childhood experiences in our local community - A Study ; Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) ; OpenBeam: A "For Purpose" Enterprise ; Pathways Toward Prosperity and Well-Being Program ; Rochester A City of Compassion (RocCoC) ; Rochester Y Community Health Living Index Assessment (CHLI) Available Health & Wellness Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases Business Process ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Health ; Mental Health County wide
One Olmsted: Embrace diversity as an asset County of Olmsted, MN County of Olmsted, MN ; Olmsted County Human Rights Commission ; Olmsted County Public Health Services A new Olmsted County initiative is aiming to create a foundation of support to overcome disparities in services throughout the county. A draft of a "One Olmsted" resolution has been making the rounds among some volunteer county boards, with tentative plans to seek support from the Olmsted County .. Concept Best Practice ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Governance/Public Policy ; TBD Regional
P.A.C.E. (Parents & Children Excel) Olmsted County Community Services Olmsted County Community Services P.A.C.E. (Parents & Children Excel) - works with families with youth of color between the ages of 7 and 14 who have attendance issues in school or behavior problems at home, school or community. P.A.C.E. also provides positive teen (peer) mentorships for the children on the caseload. Social workers .. Available Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Parenthood
Parents Are Important In Rochester (PAIIR) Hawthorne Education Center Community Education: Hawthorne Education Center ; Rochester Public Schools Parents Are Important In Rochester - PAIIR is Rochester Public Schools Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) program. ECFE offers high-quality parent and early education programming. PAIIR's Mission ​"Strengthening families with young children through education and support" PAIIR Pro.. Head Start ; Rochester Family Literacy Available Caring Relationship ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Parenthood
Pathways Toward Prosperity and Well-Being Program Olmsted County Community Services Jeremiah Program ; Olmsted County Community Services Using $525,000 in state grant funding from the state, Olmsted and Dakota counties are seeking to create a model aimed at helping families out of poverty. Instead of providing individual programs for children and others for their parents, the project will look at family needs as a whole and work t.. 2016-2020 Housing Framework ; Community Center Northwest of Rochester (Empowerment Center) ; Cradle to Career ; Eviction Prevention Project ; Gage East Apartments ; Rochester-Southeast Minnesota Campus for Single Mothers and their Children Plan Basic Needs ; Best Practice ; Business Process ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Health
Pathways to College and Careers (Emerging Leaders Program) Workforce Development Inc Center for Business & Workforce Education (BWE) ; Mayo Clinic ; Rochester Community & Technical College ; United Way of Olmsted County ; Workforce Development Inc Diversity Council ; Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee Create educational pathways to lead to livable wage jobs. BRIDGES TO A GREAT CAREER ; Community Beam to enable community collaboration ; Hubsource.mn (employment hub) ; Maintain and Evolve the 2016 Rochester/Olmsted County Compass Points (Community Dashboard) Available Livable City ; Learning Environment Financial Stress/Homelessness Best Practice ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Economic Development ; Education ; Income ; Workforce Development
Project FINE (Focus on Integrating Newcomers through Education) FINE Project FINE ; Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation Diversity Council ; IMAA FINE brings together resources and workforce solutions from across an 11-county region in Southeast Minnesota that promote inclusivity. Training sessions will also be held for employers on best practices for hiring and retaining diverse employees. Diversity in Business Resource (DIBR Registry) ; SE Mn Together: A regional community growth initiative Plan Consultancy ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Economic Development ; Education ; Workforce Development Regional
Project Legacy Project Legacy Olmsted Outreach Diversity Council ; Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee The philosophy of Project Legacy derives from a recognition of the historical context of people of color in this country. It is founded on a belief in the necessity of rekindling a sense of hope and possibilities. In order to accomplish this, the connections, access, legacy paradigm needs to be tran.. Available Financial Stress/Homelessness Basic Needs ; Best Practice ; Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Public Safety Regional
Project Search Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic ; Rochester Public Schools Mayo Clinic in Rochester is celebrating its first anniversary with Project SEARCH. From the perspectives and experiences of many people, particularly the young adults who had the opportunity to work there as interns, this has been a very successful year – "I learned new skills and how to work as a t.. Available Children & Youth ; Disabilities ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; Mental Health ; Mentoring ; Workforce Development
Prosperity Initiative Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation Community and Economic Development Associates (CEDA) ; Diversity Council ; SE Minnesota Small Business Development Center (SBDC) ; Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation has launched the Prosperity Initiative, a program intended to promote minority-owned business growth in southern Minnesota. Over the next two years, SMIF will work with the Small Business Development Center of Rochester to identify and speak with minority .. Diversity in Business Initiative ; Supplier Diversity Initiative ; enCounter Poverty Plan Business Process ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Economic Development
RISE: Rochester In Support of Everyone Diversity Council Diversity Council The Diversity Council conducted the RISE project in 2000, interviewing representatives from Rochester's largest ethnic groups to learn about their experiences and the obstacles they face in our community. Based on the results of the focus groups and additional research, the Diversity Council develo.. Archive Diversity and Inclusion County wide
RPS Student and Family Engagement (SAFE) Program Rochester Public Schools Mayo Clinic ; Rochester Community & Technical College ; Rochester Public Schools ; Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce ; The Commission (Youth In Action) ; United Way of Olmsted County ; University of Minnesota Rochester The RPS SAFE (Student and Family Engagement) Program is a college and career readiness program that meets the social-emotional and academic needs of Hispanic, African Heritage, and other students of color with risk factors. This program supports successful transitions to high school and post-seconda.. Archive Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; Mentoring ; Workforce Development
Race Exhibit in SE MN Diversity Council, Rochester Public Library, Luther College Diversity Council ; Rochester Public Library History Center of Olmsted County Race Exhibit becoming a travelling show at SE MN to spark awareness and conversations about race. Travelling While Black: The Green Book Project Available Diversity and Inclusion ; Education Regional
Racial Equity Resource Directory Compass (Wilder Foundation) A listing of racial equity programs and training providers serving faith communities, civic organizations, educational institutions, and anyone working to combat racism and increase cultural competence. Maintain and Evolve the 2016 Rochester/Olmsted County Compass Points (Community Dashboard) Available Best Practice ; Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion Regional
Ready to Lead Family Service Rochester Diversity Council ; Family Service Rochester ; Rochester Public Library Our goal is to equip people with the knowledge and skills to feel confident in volunteering to serve our community and the many nonprofits and government committees seeking diverse voices and representation. Available Best Practice ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; Workforce Development County wide
Refugee Resettlement Program Catholic Charities Catholic Charities ; IMAA Catholic Charities Refugee Resettlement Program (CCRRP) has a rich history of serving primary refugees in our community since 1975. The Refugee Resettlement Program meets the regional needs of the refugees designated to resettle here, either through family reunification or as “free cases” assigned t.. Available Diversity and Inclusion ; Immigration Regional
Regional Video Projects Journey to Growth Partnership Journey to Growth Partnership Diversity Council ; Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee The Regional Community Video project is collaboration between Journey to Growth (J2G) and SE MN Together. Over the past 18 months a committee of regional leaders have been meeting on a regular basis discussing ways to promote a unified message about our Southeast Minnesota region. These meetings .. Journey to Growth Plan ; SE Mn Together: A regional community growth initiative ; We are More Develop Arts & Culture ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Vision/Identity Regional
Resilient Living (A Happy Brain) Stree Free (Resilient) Living Stress Free (Resilient) Living Alternative Learning Center ; Mediation & Conflict Solutions ; Sisters of Saint Francis Compassion attunes with other’s inner state, with the intention to ease suffering and share joy. – Dr. Amit Sood CDI Bridges ; Human Libray of Southeaster Minnesota ; Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement ; Rochester A City of Compassion (RocCoC) ; Youth Mediation in Rochester Public Schools Available Health & Wellness Mental Health, Financial Stress/Homelessness Aging ; Best Practice ; Chronic Illness ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Health ; Mental Health
Rochester A City of Compassion (RocCoC) Rochester MN A City of Compassion Assisi Heights Spirituality Center (AHSC) ; Catholic Charities ; City of Rochester, MN ; Rochester Community & Technical College Diversity Council ; In the City for Good Steering Committee ; Lutheran Social Service (LSS) in Rochester Help Rochester to be a more compassion city via the following 3 Focus areas: (1) Honoring and supporting compassionate thought and action already existing in our community (2) Growing a culture of compassion as a binding force in our community (3) Creating opportunities for meanin.. 2016-2020 Housing Framework ; Allies & Advocates ; Community Beam to enable community collaboration ; Cradle to Career ; Diversity Council Civic Equity Focus Area ; Diversity Council Education Equity Plan ; Diversity Council Health Equity Plan ; Improve health insurance coverage for minority groups in Southeast Minnesota ; In City for Good (In the Shadow of Growth) ; Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) ; Locks of Compassion ; Maintain and Evolve the 2016 Rochester/Olmsted County Compass Points (Community Dashboard) ; Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement Plan Health & Wellness Mental Health Best Practice ; Caring Relationship ; Civic Engagement ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Sustainability City wide
Rochester Family Literacy Hawthorne Education Center Community Education: Hawthorne Education Center ; Rochester Public Schools Rochester Family Literacy is: Parent Education Adult Education Early Childhood Education Parent & Child Time To enroll in Rochester Family Literacy, you will need to make an appointment for a home visit.At this appointment, you will fill out an application and possibly set u.. Head Start ; Parents Are Important In Rochester (PAIIR) Available Learning Environment Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; Parenthood
Rochester Public Schools Strategic Plan Rochester Public Schools RPS Racial Equity Advisory Team (Community Focus Team) ; Rochester Public Schools Black Data Processing Associates of Southern Minnesota ; Bolder Options ; Boys and Girls Club of Rochester ; Diversity Council ; Gamehaven Boy Scout Council ; IMAA ; Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee ; Listos Preschool and Childcare ; Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ) ; Rochester Area Math and Science Partnership ; Rochester-Olmsted County Youth commission ; Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce Per RPS: "We are currently in the third stage of strategic planning. This stage develops a plan that addresses the action (the 'how') and measurements ('how well are we doing') to meet the strategic objectives. You are now invited to nominate yourself, or others, to be part of the third stage of str.. AVID: advancement via individual determination implementation in RPS ; City for Good Education: Pathway for parents to have more involvement with their children's education ; Closing referral disparities (resolution agreement with Office of Civil Rights) ; Cradle to Career ; Exploring - Discovering Your Future ; Journey to Growth Early Childhood ; Journey to Growth Plan ; Maintain and Evolve the 2016 Rochester/Olmsted County Compass Points (Community Dashboard) ; Parents Are Important In Rochester (PAIIR) ; Rochester Family Literacy ; Rochester-Southeast Minnesota Campus for Single Mothers and their Children ; The Rochester Early Childhood Education Hub ; World's Best Workforce ; Youth & Whole Families Available Learning Environment Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; Governance/Public Policy
Rochester Racial Justice Toolkit RRJ Diversity Council ; First Unitarian Universalist Church (Racial Justice Task Group) ; Growth & Justice ; Rochester for Justice ; Third Judicial District - Equal Justice Committee ; Voices for Racial Justice The Toolkit is a compilation of articles, guides, news, videos, social media, and other tools from several online sources on racial justice and Black Lives Matter activism. The site is a work in progress with ongoing updates and contributions to each section. Please contact us with any suggestions o.. 2016-2020 Housing Framework ; Allies & Advocates ; Bias/Hate Crime and Incident Response ; Community Beam to enable community collaboration ; Community Leaders Creating Change ; Diversity Council Civic Equity Focus Area ; Diversity Council Rochester Area Racial Attitude Survey ; Diversity Toolkit ; Human Libray of Southeaster Minnesota ; enCounter Poverty Develop Diversity and Inclusion Regional
Rochester World Festival TBD Rochester Public Schools Rochester World Festival: Allow us take you around the world from China to Latin America, India to Uzbekistan, and all in one weekend. Volunteers from many different cultures in our community take part in every World Festival. Learn more on how to be a volunteer for the next World Festival and other.. Available Arts & Culture ; Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion Regional
Rochester-Southeast Minnesota Campus for Single Mothers and their Children Jeremiah Program Families First (Fomerly: Child Care Resource and Referral) ; Jeremiah Program ; Olmsted County Community Services ; Otto Bremer Trust ; Rochester Area Foundation ; Sisters of Saint Francis Jeremiah Program Rochester-Southeast Minnesota launched its campaign for a campus in Rochester to serve 40 single women with children from Southeast Minnesota, with the assistance of a gift from the Sisters of Saint Francis, Rochester, MN. 2016-2020 Housing Framework ; Community Center Northwest of Rochester (Empowerment Center) ; Gage East Apartments ; Head Start ; Pathways Toward Prosperity and Well-Being Program ; Technology Park Affordable Housing Develop Financial Stress/Homelessness Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; Housing ; Parenthood Regional
SE Mn Together: A regional community growth initiative Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation Diversity Council ; IMAA ; Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation ; Wilder Research (MN Compass Team) Diversity Council ; Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee ; Journey to Growth Partnership Southeast Minnesota Together is a regional collaborative network of organizations and individuals developing and pursuing strategies to address our workforce shortage. SE MN Together also seeks to strengthen regional connections and build local capacity in communities across the region, which can be.. Pathways to College and Careers (Emerging Leaders Program) ; Project FINE (Focus on Integrating Newcomers through Education) ; Rochester Works Plan Diversity and Inclusion ; Economic Development ; Workforce Development Regional
Sister Save Sister John Marshall High School The club provides an anchor and sense of belonging to a group of students who often felt adrift and disconnected from school. But the weekly meetings are only one element of the club, which tries to build a network of support and accountability around the students. The club has its own rules. To .. Available Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education
Social Justice Coalition Diversity Council Communities United for Rochester Empowerment (CURE) ; Diversity Council ; First Unitarian Universalist Church (Racial Justice Task Group) ; Rochester for Justice ; Sierra Club, North Star Chapter Diversity Council ; Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee ; Mediation & Conflict Solutions ; Olmsted County Human Rights Commission ; Rochester Public Schools ; Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce Explore to build a coalition of organizations with shared intention to advance the rights of all individuals in the region, convening around the desire to build awareness and collaboration,improve responsiveness, and help one another thrive. Closing referral disparities (resolution agreement with Office of Civil Rights) ; EquityLogic (Becoming the Solution) ; First Avenue Flats ; In City for Good (In the Shadow of Growth) ; Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) ; WSU: Multicultural Education Certificate ; Youth Mediation in Rochester Public Schools Concept Best Practice ; Business Process ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Workforce Development Regional
Spark! Diversity Council Rochester Public Schools The Spark! workshops are a series of 13 lessons that build respect for human difference among K-12 students. Spark! is a partnership between the school district and the community. In our innovative model, trained community members representing the diversity of our community present workshops.. Archive Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education City wide
Student Leaders Creating Change (SLCC) Diversity Council Diversity Council ; Rochester Public Schools Training SLCC provides students with 12 weeks of in-depth training. Defining bullying and cyberbullying Reporting bullying incidents Prevention & intervention Understanding biases, stereotypes, and prejudice Unconscious biases Mindsets Microaggressions.. Available Best Practice ; Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education City wide
Supplier Diversity Initiative Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce County of Olmsted, MN ; Diversity Council ; Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee ; Mayo Clinic ; Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce The Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce is a proud supporter of Diversity in Business. Our Supplier Diversity Initiative is a collaborative effort of the Mayo Clinic, Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the City of Rochester, and Rochester Area Economic Development, Inc. (RAEDI) to provid.. Available Hotel & Hospitality ; Retail, Dining & Entertainment, Arts & Culture Best Practice ; Business Process ; Consultancy ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Economic Development Regional
The Diversity Business Partnership Initiative TBD SE Minnesota Small Business Development Center (SBDC) ; Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation Alliance of Chicanos, Hispanics and Latin American--Rochester ; Diversity Council ; Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee ; The Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) (Mankato and Rochester), Latino Economic Development Council (LEDC); African Development Center (ADC) Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF). Dollars Available: $190,000 Total or $95,000 per year (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016; July 1, 2015.. Archive Best Practice ; Business Process ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Economic Development Regional
The Landscape of My Familiar: A documentary photography project Mieke Strand Photography Diversity Council ; Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee Greater Rochester Arts and Culture Trust ; Rochester Arts Center Within this landscape, I am documenting the old and new. The project is a record of this time of change, and my contribution toward weaving the stories of new Minnesotans into our welcoming but wary culture. I am making photographs of Minnesotans in small towns across the state, which.. Bystander to Upstander ; We are More Develop Arts & Culture ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Heritage Preservation ; Vision/Identity
The Meadow Park Initiative Family Service Rochester Family Service Rochester ; Friendship Place ; IMAA ; Olmsted County Public Health Services ; RNeighbbors ; United Way of Olmsted County Families do better when they live in a strong community with economic mobility, employment security, and self-advocacy. Since challenges such as poverty, unemployment, and housing instability tend to concentrate in areas negatively impacted by a history of disinvestment, targeted investments in the.. Available Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Immigration ; Neighborhood ; Recreation & Open Space City wide
The Rochester Early Childhood Education Hub Alliance of Chicanos, Hispanics and Latin American--Rochester Alliance of Chicanos, Hispanics and Latin American--Rochester ; The Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs Olmsted County Public Health Services ; SE Minnesota Small Business Development Center (SBDC) The Rochester Early Childhood Education Hub works to bridge at-risk children and families with existing educational service providers. Concept Children & Youth ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education
The Sound of Scars TBD Rochester Civic Theatre Company The Sound of Scars is an idea I have fostered for the last year as a means to bring awareness and provide support to those experiencing emotional abuse like I have in my past when I felt there was no-where to turn. The idea is simple, show emotional abuse through a new medium; Art and music. By comb.. Available Mental Health Arts & Culture ; Diversity and Inclusion Regional
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