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Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee

 

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Organization Information


Organization: Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Sector: Collective ; Commerce

Organization Mission: A committee of J2G focusing on diversity and inclusion.

Website: Info on dmcbeam

Scope: Work on Objective 4 of the J2G Plan as follows: 

a. Increase awareness and utilization of existing diversity resources

b. Formalize dialog and outreach to foster greater community inclusion

c. Assess the need to create community centers with on-site services that meet the needs of specific ethnic and cultural constituencies

 

 


Related News and Status


 

Status Reports / News 
Related PlanScape Status on: Best Practice, Consultancy, Diversity and Inclusion, Economic Development, Education
February 18, 2020: Federal Reserve Bank quality education initiative

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis invitation to support constitutional amendment to guarantee a quality education for all of our state's  children.  

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February 12, 2020: Collider Foundation

Microgrants to Help Support Entrepreneurial Activity

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January 30, 2020: Creating a 21st Century Community Space

 Community Response Resource Coalition formed to drive 21st Century Community Space. 

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January 24, 2020: America’s Community for Health Meeting News

 Meeting material from Jan. meeting:

Macro and micro expected outcomes of the project. 

First pass at co-designer listConvening Co-designers

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December 20, 2019: 2019 Community for Health Workgroup Log

DMC EDA initiated Community For Health group effort notes.

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December 10, 2019: Journey to Growth Plan 5 Year Conclusion and Celebration

Per PB Reporting: "While the five-year timeline for the Journey to Growth initiative has wrapped up, the work of diversifying Southern Minnesota's economy continues."  

 

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December 08, 2019: Isaiah News

2019 Rochester ISAIAH Community Meetings and news. 

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November 27, 2019: Community Networking Group (CNG) Relaunch Conversations

CNG Steering Committee collaborating with Mayor Kim Norton to launch CNG 2.0. 

 

Read more ...

Community Anchor Participation:

 

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Impacts

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

PlanScape

Lvl 1: Best Practice ; Consultancy ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Economic Development ; Education

Lvl 2: Diversity Training ; Education ; Adult Education ; Best Practice ; Business Process ; Consultancy

DMC Impact:

Community Health Impact area:

 


Potential Projects

Project Involvement Candidates: Hubsource.mn (employment hub)


 

Organization Life Cycle Assessment:

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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.
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