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Community Networking Group (CNG 2.0)

Rochester area is fortunate to have many private, public and non-profit organizations engaged in serving the community. To make these efforts even more effective, we need a "clearing house" or coordination hub to allow sharing of ideas, requirements and plans.

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Project Information

About the project

Collaborators 

Lead Organization: openBEAM.net

Contact: Al Lun ; Email: kalun@openbeam.net ; Phone: 507-269-3853

Known/Likely Collaborators: City of Rochester, MN ; Community Networking Group (CNG) ; Diversity Council ; OpenBeam ; Rochester Area Foundation ; Rochester Public Library ; United Way of Olmsted County

Potential Collaborators:


Project Phase (Pre-concept, Concept, Plan, Develop, Available, Archive) 

Archive Phase

Project Type

  Planning; No  


Impacts

PlanScape Impacts :

Level 1: Business Process, Civic Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion, Economic Development, Education, Health, Technology Enablement, Workforce Development

Level 2:

DMC Impacts:

Community Health Impacts:


Related Projects

America Community for Health ; Destination Medical Center (DMC) ; Developing Age-Friendly Olmsted County (AFOC) Plan ; Developing and Executing on Cradle to Career Plan ; Housing Alliance Coalition ; Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) ; Maintain and Evolve the 2016 Rochester/Olmsted County Compass Points (Community Dashboard) ; Non-profit Consortium Buildout ; Olmsted County Health Assessment and Planning Partnership (HAPP) ; Rochester A City of Compassion (RocCoC) ; Rochester City Transit Development Plan ; Rochester Y Community Health Living Index Assessment (CHLI)

 

 

Detailed Description

 

Draft of relaunching message

 

 

CNG Related Events => LINK


Key Beam Reports on:

Business Process, Civic Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion, Economic Development, Education, Health, Technology Enablement, Workforce Development  
October 16, 2021: Adminstration of Rochester's 3.12M award from Minnesota Main Street Economic Revitalization Program

Press Release DMC EDA to administer 3.12M distribution of MN Main Street Economic Revitalization Program

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October 10, 2021: Commitment to Action for Racial Justice project

September 27 2021, checkpoint meeting with commitment undersigned.  

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October 05, 2021: P-TECH 535

RCTC grand opening and IBM video in support of P-Tech. 

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September 22, 2021: History Center of Olmsted County

Newsletter and article about importance of the history center. 

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September 14, 2021: Olmsted County Health Assessment and Planning Partnership (HAPP)

Status reports: September 2021, March 2021 from CHAP quarterly meetings

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September 10, 2021: Age-Friendly Olmsted County (AFOC) Meetings Log

9/10/2021 message from Dave Beal, August 2021 kickoff and inventory meeting

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September 09, 2021: Racism and the Economy -- Federal Reserve Series

Understanding the implications of structural racism in America's economy. 

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September 02, 2021: Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan 3Q2021

Key info includes: 3Q 2021 News, 2021 Global Mayors Challenge, DMC Discovery Walk Pre-bid 

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August 29, 2021: NAACP, Rochester Chapter Speaker Series

Honesty in Education: A clarification of Critical Race Theory.

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August 27, 2021: Olmsted County Human Rights Commission

Welcoming week information and Police Responses to HRC questions. 

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Last modified by support on 2021/09/05
Created by on 2013/10/25

 

 

 

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
Links to Beam and beam sub-sites: