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All DEI Events

 

This is a collection of what is deemed to be events having impacts on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.  

 

See the Diversity Beam for notable DEI projects. 

 

 

Start Date Tags Title Description
Jun 24, 2024 04:30 PM ('diversity', 'disability', 'community', 'c2c', 'key', 'CMRC', 'united way') CMRC June 2024 Meeting Potential Topics: CMRC Updates, ISAIAH, Feedback from United Way BIPOC Panel
Jun 22, 2024 12:00 PM ('diversity', 'imaa', 'youth', 'Culture', 'education') 2024 Walk Around the World In partnership with IMAA, Walk Around the World celebrates the multicultural diversity that represents Olmsted County and celebrates the contributions that refugees and immigrants bring to the community. The event also recognizes World Refugee Day that occurs on June 20th. Join us for cultural performances, ethnic food, vendors, and cultural and community agency booths. This fun, FREE family event is on June 22, 2024, from 12-4pm with a rain date of June 23, 2024. There will be plenty of activities to keep your kids active and entertained!
Jun 20, 2024 05:00 PM ('diversity', 'disability', 'art', 'community') PossAbilities: The Art of Theatre - Skills Class Skilled actress and theater director Amanda Leyawiin is partnering with PossAbilities for a fun night of improv and learning theatrical skills.
Jun 19, 2024 09:30 AM ('diversity',) Juneteenth Jubilee Breakfast Come join us for a morning of celebration and unity at the Empire Event Center. Start your day off right with a delicious breakfast spread. Juneteenth or “Freedom Day” is a day of recognition, restoration and celebration.
Jun 18, 2024 04:00 PM ('DMC', 'Diversity', 'CMRC', 'key') 2024 Village Farmers Market Kickoff Farmer's Markets start on Tuesday June 18th, 4 - 7 pm, and run all Tuesdays through early October.
Jun 16, 2024 01:00 PM ('diversity', 'community', 'civic engagement', 'Diversity', 'NAACP') Punch 9 for Harold Washington Feature Documentary Supported by the Office of the Mayor, Rochester City DEI, in partnership with the NAACP
Jun 15, 2024 12:00 PM ('diversity', 'Culture', 'NAACP') Juneteenth 2024 Freedom Day-Love Wins Join us and the community for a fantastic fun filled family event with the community, sponsors, and community collaborators. Juneteenth is very important to the African American community and is a day to honor the emancipation of slavery back in 1865.
Jun 13, 2024 08:00 AM ('Education', 'Diversity', 'Entrepreneurship') 2024 Next Level Conference: TOGETHER, FASTER AND STRONGER Welcome to REIMAGINE, the annual gathering of professionals, experts, business owners, and thought leaders in the business sector. Our conference is a unique platform where people come together to exchange ideas, build networks, and foster lasting partnerships. This year’s inaugural event promises to be bigger and better than other events you’ve been to thus far, with an impressive lineup of keynote speakers, panel discussions, workshops, and ending with an expo.
Jun 04, 2024 04:00 PM ('Diversity', 'compassion', 'key', 'civic engagement', 'CMRC', 'united way') June 2024 United Way BIPOC Leaders Panel and Small Group Conversation Join other BIPOC individuals to learn about ways to get involved in our community! BIPOC Leaders Panel and Small Group Conversation
May 30, 2024 04:30 PM ('diversity', 'disability', 'community', 'c2c', 'key', 'CMRC', 'united way') CMRC May 2024 Meeting Confirmed Topics CMRC Updates, PossAbilities DEI Outreach; C2C free FAFSA CBO support, United Way DEI Panel Convening; Potential Topic: Olmsted County Mobilizing Olmsted Voices for Equity (M.O.V.E.)
May 30, 2024 11:00 AM ('Diversity', 'key', 'governance') 2025 Minnesota Joint Disparity Study Igbal Mohammed Office of Equity in Procurement - Manager 50 Sherburne Avenue, Suite 112 Saint Paul, MN 55155 (651) 201-2421 igbal.mohammed@state.mn.us
May 18, 2024 12:00 PM ('education', 'diversity', 'LGBTQ+') 2024 Rochester Pridefest Celebrate Rochester's LGBTQIA+ community at this family friendly event that features a variety of local vendors, food and entertainment!
May 14, 2024 03:30 PM ('Education', 'diversity', 'openbeam', 'key') Luther College Rochester Spring 2024 Semester Seminar Project Presentations Student project proposal presentations
May 11, 2024 01:00 PM ('youth', 'Education', 'diversity', 'CMRC') Pamoja Women: Unlock Your Future Free Financial Aid support to complete FAFSA & MN Dream Act Application
May 09, 2024 05:00 PM ('youth', 'Education', 'diversity', 'CMRC') Journie: Open Road Workshop 2 The main objective is to enhance access to higher education opportunities for minorities and low-income families in Olmsted County.
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Two types of event information being shared in the following:

1. A list of Beam aware upcoming community events of all types. 

2. A list of noteworthy past events that have one or more of the following contents: presentation slides, video recordings as well as takeaways. 

Upcoming Events
2024 Next Level Conference: TOGETHER, FASTER AND STRONGER Jun 13, 2024 - Jun 14, 2024
Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemoration Jun 13, 2024 - Jun 15, 2024 — Mall of America, 60 E. Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
Juneteenth 2024 Freedom Day-Love Wins Jun 15, 2024 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM — Rev, Dr, Martin Luther King Jr. Park
Punch 9 for Harold Washington Feature Documentary Jun 16, 2024 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM — RCTC Hill Theatre, 851 30th Av. SE, Rochester, MN
2024 Village Farmers Market Kickoff Jun 18, 2024 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM — History Center of Olmsted County
Juneteenth Jubilee Breakfast Jun 19, 2024 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM — Empire Event Center 1517 16th Street Southwest Rochester, MN 55902
PossAbilities: The Art of Theatre - Skills Class Jun 20, 2024 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM — 1808 3rd Ave. SE, Rochester
2024 Walk Around the World Jun 22, 2024 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM — History Center of Olmsted County
CMRC June 2024 Meeting Jun 24, 2024 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM — Virtual
Rochesterfest 2024 Jun 25, 2024 - Jun 29, 2024 — Soldiers Field, Rochester, MN
Upcoming events…
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Mixed Housing Mayo Civic Center Parking Lot

June 3, 2024 City Council Meeting 

Council action is requested to continue development negotiations with Sherman Associates and conditionally approve development assistance of up to $13,000,000 in Tax Increment Financing (TIF) assistance and up to $3,000,000 in DMC General State Infrastructure Aid.  

Last Updated June 13, 2024



PossAbilities Announcements

June 20, 2024 Skills Class: The Art of Theatre

Collaboration with CMRC: Presentation Slides, Video Recording Clip

Last Updated June 11, 2024



Three Rivers Restorative Justice Circle

Three River Restorative Justice and Project Legacy Restorative Circle re Century High racial hate incident

Circle included Kendall Hughes, co-founder of Three Rivers Restorative Justice, a partner of Project Legacy

Last Updated June 11, 2024



Olmsted County Community Indicators 2023

Report contains info: 

1. Demographics 2. Population by age 3. Diversity 4. Foreign-born population 5. Languages and ancestry 6. Educational trends 7. Household income 8. Poverty status 9. Health factors 10. Housing and living 11. Labor force 12. Unemployment rate 13. Election trends 14. Community safety 15. Environmental factors 16. Highlights 17. References

Last Updated June 09, 2024



Isaiah Rochester Agenda

Focus Area: Housing; Our Next Generation; Healthcare; Community-Building; Climate

Activities: Rochester Faith in MN & ISAIAH Calendar and Strategic Missions

 

Last Updated June 09, 2024



Metro State University Invitation

White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (WHIAANHPI) Economic Summit in St. Paul, MN on July 2, 2024

Last Updated June 07, 2024



May 2024 Minnesota Compass Newsletter

May MN Compass Newsletter

Importance of data disaggregation: Minnesota's Asian Population, Minnesota's Black communities

Last Updated June 03, 2024



2024 Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan Reports

2Q 2024: May 2024 - Admin Message, TBE Report; April 2024 - Admin Message, TBE Report

1Q 2024: Feb 2024 - Admin Message, TBE Report; Jan 2024: Admin Message, TBE Report

Special callouts: Women in Construction; City of Rochester Equity in Development 

Last Updated June 01, 2024



Mr and Ms JuneTeenth 2024

2024 Recognition

$1K Scholarship

2024 Rochester H.S. Graduate: Application and Nomination

Sponsorship and Donation support

Last Updated May 29, 2024



DMC's BioRoch effort to Collaborate with MN MedTech 3.0

DMCC Board Updates:

1. May 2024 Status Memo to DMCC Board  

2. Feb 2024 DMCC Board Meeting: Video Clip of Discussion at Feb 1 2024 DMCC Board - DMC part of MedTech 3.0; Memo to DMCC

3. Nov. 2023 Video Clip of Discussion at DMCC Board Meeting about MN MedTech 3.0 Description and Webinar

References: US DEA Tech Hub Awardees 

Last Updated May 27, 2024



1H 2024 Destination Medical Center

Proceedings

May 2024 DMCC Board Meeting and City, County, DMC Joint Meeting

Feb 2024 DMCC Board Meeting

Last Updated May 24, 2024



M.O.V.E: A Collaboration of SHIP, Joint Study, One Olmsted

Mobilizing Olmsted Voices for Equity (M.O.V.E.) community council application

M.O.V.E. Promotional Flyer and Application to join M.O.V.E.

5/10/2024 Conversation Olmsted County Rep and CMRC Rep.: Regarding Olmsted County Community Council's DEI initiative called Mobilizing Olmsted Voices for Equity (M.O.V.E) 

Rochester Area Foundation Support Message

 

Last Updated May 21, 2024



Minnesota Housing Profile Housing Statistics and Findings

2023 Olmsted County Housing Profile

State of MN Profile and Findings

Last Updated May 17, 2024



Minnesota Department of Health May 2034 News

May 2024 Health Equity Community Survey

May 2024 MDH Newsletter: COVID-19 in Min; Funding; Jobs; Upcoming Testing & Vaccination Events

Last Updated May 17, 2024



Free FAFSA Support for Community Based Organizations

5/6/2024 Announcement: CBO hosting a College Financial Aid Event to receive $1000 grant

Cradle 2 Career (C2C), Rochester Public Schools (RPS), and Arch to Philanthropy are launching a College Coordinator Pilot to provide College Based Organizations (CBOs) resources for College Readiness.

Last Updated May 06, 2024



Downtown Waterfront Southeast: 6th Street Bridge

Online Survey for Community Inputs

Asian Community Inputs Outreach

Last Updated May 03, 2024



Community Outreach Public Relations

Austin KSMQ R-Town Program Interview Segment about CMRC

Last Updated May 01, 2024



2024 Destination Medical Center (DMC) Updates

DMC Updates April 29 Presentation to City Council Study Session 

Transit Village

Business Development

Historic District

Last Updated April 27, 2024



Credible Mind and Collective Impact

Introducing Credible Mind to support CHNA collaboration. 

Last Updated April 22, 2024



Rochester Vision 2050

The visioning effort calls for soliciting broad community input to help propose desired strategic initiatives based on desired outcomes through 2050.

Last Updated April 19, 2024