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Learning Is Forever (LIFE)

As part of the Rochester Community and Technical College outreach effort, Learning Is ForEver (LIFE) provides stimulating educational programs and encourages social and personal growth for life-long learners in our growing and diverse community. This is accomplished through a variety of affordable courses including lectures, discussion groups, day trips, and other learning opportunities in an accessible setting.

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Project Information

About the project

Collaborators 

Lead Organization: Rochester Community & Technical College

Contact: TBD ; Email: TBD ; Phone: TBD

Known/Likely Collaborators: Rochester Community & Technical College

Potential Collaborators:


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

Available Phase

Project Type

  Programming; No  


Impacts

PlanScape Impacts :

Level 1: Aging, Arts & Culture, Diversity and Inclusion, Education

Level 2:

DMC Impacts:

Education/Learning Environment

Community Health Impacts:

Mental Health


Related Projects

Developing Age-Friendly Olmsted County (AFOC) Plan

 

 

Detailed Description

 

ABOUT LIFE

 

As part of the Rochester Community and Technical College outreach effort, Learning Is ForEver (LIFE) provides stimulating educational programs and encourages social and personal growth for life-long learners in our growing and diverse community. This is accomplished through a variety of affordable courses including lectures, discussion groups, day trips, and other learning opportunities in an accessible setting.

OUR PROGRAMS

 

Learning Is ForEver (LIFE) -- Growing and Learning for Over 25 Years! LIFE offers sessions on Community, Current Affairs, History, Humanities & the Arts, Literature, Nature & Ecology, Travel Adventures, Personal Interest and One Day Trips.

 

Key Beam Reports on:

Aging, Arts & Culture, Diversity and Inclusion, Education  
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 07, 2021: Chateau Theater RFP

City of Rochester issuing Request for Proposal for an operating partner for the Chateau Theatre. 

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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 support on 2021/08/17

 

 

 

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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.
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