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County of Olmsted, MN

 

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Organization Information


Organization: County of Olmsted, MN

Sector: Government Agency

Organization Mission: The Mission of Olmsted County is to: Provide the foundation of a vibrant community The Vision of Olmsted County: A dynamic, world-class county delivering excellence every day The Values of Olmsted County: Integrity, Innovation, Pro-Activity, Respect, Reliability The Motto of Olmsted County: Quality Services Through Community Involvement

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Related News and Status


 

Status Reports / News 
Related PlanScape Status on: Basic Needs, Commitment, Diversity and Inclusion, Governance/Public Policy, Housing, Immigration, Vision/Identity

November 13, 2020 openBeam.net: County of Olmsted, MN Covid CARES Funding

(1) Nonprofit grant with RAF (2) SMB grant with RAEDI (3) CARES Act Funds allocation.

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August 12, 2020 openBeam.net: Olmsted County News

(1) Nikki Niles to lead Olmsted County's new Diversity, Equity, and Community Outreach Team. (2) Commissioners voted to expand team of community outreach workers dedicated to public safety.

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January 30, 2018 TBD: 2018 County Board Goals

At the Jan. CNG Meeting, Heidi Welsh presented the following 2018 Goals

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April 07, 2021: How to approach a DEI improvement project

Use the Listen, Learn and Act model to support new DEI leaders in our community. 

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March 22, 2021: NAACP, Rochester Chapter Hosting Three Spring Events

  Three NAACP events: Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry Forum, The Page Amendment, COVID 19:  A Health Forum 

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March 19, 2021: Confront and Combat Anti-Asian Racisms

  Messages from: (1) CAAL  (2) CAPM confronting racisms against Asian Americans.  

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March 17, 2021: City of Rochester, MN Study Session on DEI

Rochester City Council session on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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March 07, 2021: City of Rochester, MN - Covid Impacts and Branding

(1) Study Session (2) Covid Impact  (3) Unify branding of City departments and teammates

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March 06, 2021: Housing Alliance Coalition

   Work Products: 2021 Housing Profile and Coalition Report 2020

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March 02, 2021: Racism and the Economy -- Federal Reserve Series

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

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February 27, 2021: Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC)

(1) New funding opportunity 2021-02-27; (2) Make a Gift 2020 (3) Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Funds, MHC will award grants to American Indians and nonprofit organizations led by Native peoples, and immigrants and nonprofit organizations led by immigrants.

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February 20, 2021: CHAP Covid Survey

  Olmsted County Community Health Assessment & Planning (CHAP) Covid Impact Survey

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February 16, 2021: National Alliance on Mental Illness Job Opening

Crisis Peer Support Specialist Provisional Job Description

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February 13, 2021: MHC: Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage - 2021 Grantees

 OpenBeam.net is grateful to to have a chance to talk to some of the 2021 MHC Cultural  Identity Grant applicants and recipients. 

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Impacts

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

PlanScape

Lvl 1: Basic Needs ; Commitment ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Governance/Public Policy ; Housing ; Immigration ; Vision/Identity

Lvl 2: Society ; Diversity and Inclusion

DMC Impact:

Community Health Impact area: Diabetes ; Financial Stress/Homelessness ; Mental Health ; Obesity ; Vaccine Preventable Diseases

 


Potential Projects

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Potential Collaborators

Potential Collaborators:

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

Collective Impact

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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.
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