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Olmsted County Community Services

 

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Organization Information


Organization: Olmsted County Community Services

Sector: Government Agency

Organization Mission: "A Safe, Thriving and Inclusive Community" Mission: "Community Services partners for the safety, well-being, and stability of children, families, and adults in Olmsted County"

Values:

Accountability, Advocacy, Innovation, Professionalism, Responsiveness

  • We believe in innovation and early intervention through best practices and evidence-based practices that generate consumer results.
  • We believe in promoting individual and family strengths and independence to the extent possible.
  • We believe in efficient and effective use of public resources.
  • We believe that we must listen, respect, value and seek to understand those we serve and those with whom we work.
  • We believe in supporting and involving consumers and their families to make informed choices.
  • We believe in the professional development of staff.

 

Link to Website

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Related News and Status


 

Status Reports / News 
Related PlanScape Status on: Aging, Basic Needs, Best Practice, Children & Youth, Health
September 18, 2021: Zumbro Valley Medical Society

Zumbro Valley Medical Society program aims to connect medical students with local service providers as part of academic year elective.

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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 22, 2021: State of Minnesota: MnDOT Equity Feedback

Feedback on the transportation equity working definition. MnDOT came to Diversity Council board meeting and presented to the board and asked for feedback. This is a collection of feedback comments.

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August 20, 2021: Press Release: $ 1M grant from HRSA

"The Diversity Council, a nonprofit based in Rochester MN, has received $1 million in grant funding from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) through its “Local Community-Based Workforce to Increase COVID-19 Vaccine Access” Initiative for Covid-19 Vaccine promotion and awareness."

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August 19, 2021: Olmsted County Kiosks to increase access to county services and information

 In an effort to help eliminate barriers such as transportation and increase access to Olmsted County services, the county is placing 11 kiosks in various locations across the community.

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August 18, 2021: Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation

The Greater Minnesota Get-Back-Together: MN State Fair 

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August 12, 2021: APM Research Group MN Diversity Communities Survey

  MINNESOTA’S DIVERSE COMMUNITIES SURVEY: WHAT? WHY? AND HOW?

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July 21, 2021: Press Releases

SE MN Regional Crisis Center to open in July. 

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June 27, 2021: AARP Age Friendly Community

(1) 2021-06-27 Status Community Report;  (2) 2020-01-15:Olmsted County joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities.

 

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Community Anchor Participation: CNG

 

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Impacts

The work of this organization may have impacts on the following areas:

PlanScape

Lvl 1: Aging ; Basic Needs ; Best Practice ; Children & Youth ; Health

Lvl 2: Best Practice ; Housing: Affordable Rate

DMC Impact: Livable City Health & Wellness

Community Health Impact area: Financial Stress/Homelessness ; Mental Health

 

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Organization Life Cycle Assessment (Pause, Startup, Steady, Isolated Impact, Collective Impact  Unknown)

Isolated Impact

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  • 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.
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