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CDI Bridges

Beam Project Type:     Project in Available Phase

The bridges already exist. Let's CROSS them!

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Detailed Description

One of the goals of CIDI is to not only educate, but to also be educated.  CIDI aims to step foot in as many places of worship as possible in Rochester and beyond.  The purpose is to observe the practices of others for better understanding of our neighbors.   CIDI will demonstrate the true tolerance of Islam and encourage all those of faith to take pride in their beliefs.  We hopes to be welcomed at your place of worship or spirituality!

The Arabic word in the Qur’an taqwa means "God-consciousness".  This concept of taqwa is also embedded in other traditions.  Enabling a positive and respectful mentality can exist through a remembrance of a higher power and being accountable for our actions.  CIDI hopes to explore how our common notion of taqwa can keep the doors of dialogue open.

Every CIDI Bridges stop is coordinated ahead of time with each place of worship.

 

Impacts

PlanScape

Level 1: Diversity and Inclusion

Level 2: Civic Engagement

DMC: Learning Environment

Community Health:

Collaboration

Lead Organization: Community Interfaith Dialogue on Islam (CIDI)

Confirmed Collaborators: Community Interfaith Dialogue on Islam (CIDI) ; Diversity Council

Potential Collaborators: Autumn Ridge Church

Status Reports Related PlanScape Status on: Diversity and Inclusion

May 10, 2018: Community Health Collaboration Conversation: Public Health, the Y and Diversity Council

Al Lun, openBeam, facilitated a 2018-05-8 meeting with Josh May, the Y; Dee Sabol, Diversity Council and Meaghan Sheridan, Olmsted Public Health to introduce each organization's community health related activities.

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May 08, 2018: CNG Steering Committee working on 2018 Compass Points

 CNG Steering Committee is working on the next version of Rochester/Olmsted County Compass report.

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March 19, 2018: Help the Y Build a Better Us!

2018 Rochester Area Family Y "Build a Better Us" fundraising campaign. 

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March 18, 2018: March 2018 In City for Good community forum

March 2018 presentation to City for Good by Olmsted County Administrator

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March 12, 2018: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement 1Q 2018 and 3Q 2017 Status

March 2018 Status; September News 2017 (Including September meeting agenda and June meeting minutes).

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March 01, 2018: Mediation & Conflict Solutions Updates by Post Bulletin

2018-03-01 PB story on MCS: "Looking for help with a conflict?

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February 22, 2018: Cradle to Career 2018 Launch Feb 22, 2018 Meeting

At the February 22 meeting, the following information was shared. 

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February 17, 2018: 2018 Discipline Data Update - Information

At the 2/6/2018 School Board Meeting the following was presented as a comparison of office referrals from first semester 2016-2017 and first semester 2017-2018 examining District, building, and student data.  Building Principals will also discuss behavior- related supports provided in their respective buildings.

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January 12, 2018: Winona State Rochester: Business, Leadership, and Education

Winona State University – Rochester (WSU-R) and the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business, Leadership, and Education Open House Jan. 18, 2018

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December 24, 2017: Rochester A City of Compassion Steering Committee 2017 Status Report

Year end report on status and what to look forward to ...  "as Mary Alessio of the Locks of Compassion Project declares “Compassion is rippling throughout our community”

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November 27, 2017: World's Best Workforce Plan goals not met

Slow progress. 5 Goals not met:  All children are ready for kindergarten, Third-grade literacy, Close all academic achievement gaps, Have all high school graduates career and college ready, Graduate all students from HS

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October 16, 2017: In the Shadow of Growth Forum: Pathways to Prosperity and Well-being

At the October 5 C4G forum, Paul Flesinner talked about a national pilot project to stop generational poverty and what we need to do within the current system to accomplish this now.

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September 30, 2017: Diversity Council Rochester Area Racial Attitude Survey

Luther College researchers released a Diversity Council presentation: At the Cross Roads: 2016 Olmsted County Racial Attitudes and Actions Survey

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