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Diversity Council

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Organization: Diversity Council

Sector: 501C-3 Non-Profit ; CNG Aware

Organization Mission: Educate people to embrace diversity as a foundation for building a healthy, prosperous and inclusive community.

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Impacts

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

PlanScape

Lvl 1: Best Practice ; Business Process ; Children & Youth ; Consultancy ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; Immigration ; Workforce Development

Lvl 2: African American ; Asian American and Pacific Islander ; Disable ; Diversity Training ; Education ; Native American ; Latino ; LGBT ; Women ; Veteran ; Society ; Adult Education ; Human Resource ; Immigration ; Best Practice ; Business Process ; Children & Youth ; Consultancy ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Leadership ; Legal Compliance ; Networking ; Workforce Development

DMC Impact:

Community Health Impact area: Financial Stress/Homelessness

 


Potential Projects

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Status/News Reports:

September 18, 2018 openBeam.net: Diversity Council newsmaker

A sample of Diversity Council community engagement activities.

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April 28, 2017 openBEAM.net: Diversity Council extending Compass Points Data to direct Rapid Concensus conversations

On April 26, 2017 Diversity Council utilizing data from Rochester/Olmsted County Compass Points data combining with other community data analyses successfully developed and convened a Rapid Consensus conversation program as part of the 2017 Mayo Community Luncheon celebrating and inspiring an inclusive community. 

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December 24, 2016 TBD: Diversity Council Releases A Summary of Kim Norton's Oasis of Peace Conversations

From Kim Norton's Nov 22, 2016 Oasis for Peace meeting, Diversity Council has released a summary of salient points brought up in the meeting.

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September 24, 2016 openBEAM.net: Diversity Council's Governance Policies

Diversity Council uses Policy Governance to run its organization. Its board has just completed a 3 month planning session revising its Ends policies.

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Community Anchor Participation: CNG

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Collective Impact

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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