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Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage (CMAH)

 

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Organization Information


Organization: Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage (CMAH)

Sector: Government Agency

Organization Mission: The Minnesota Legislature empowered the Council on Black Minnesotans to ensure that people of African heritage fully and effectively participate in and equitably benefit from the political, social, and economic resources, policies and procedures of the State of Minnesota. Generally, the Council is charged with the responsibility of: Advising the Governor and the Legislature on issues confronting Black people; Advising the Governor and the Legislature on statutes, rules and revisions to programs to ensure that Black people have access to benefits and services provided to people in Minnesota; Serving as a liaison to the federal government, local government units and private organizations on matters relating to Black people in Minnesota; Implementing programs designed to solve problems of Black people when authorized by statute, rule or order; and Publicizing the accomplishments of Black people and their contributions to the state.

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Related PlanScape Status on: Diversity and Inclusion, Economic Development, Workforce Development

January 15, 2019: Bloom Reconsiders Second Phases of Riverfront Project

"Bloom International Realty may be rethinking plans to build the second phase of its $230 million riverfront development in downtown Rochester.

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December 21, 2018: Triton Hilton Hotel (Broadway at Center) Asking for more TIF

Rochester developer Gus Chafoulias wants an additional $6.5 million in city assistance to pay for the nearly-complete Hilton hotel project.

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December 19, 2018: CHNA Meeting and News

December 13, 2018 CHNA meeting minutes. 

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December 12, 2018: History Center to present Traveling While Black

The “Traveling While Black” exhibit being developed by the History Center of Olmsted County will chronicle the challenges faced by black motorists prior to the passage of the Civil Rights Act in 1964.

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November 17, 2018: Race Exhibit 2018

Reviving 2009 Race Exhibit in a condensed version.

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November 12, 2018: Diversity Council newsmaker

A sample of Diversity Council community engagement activities.

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October 16, 2018: Cradle to Career publishes community report

Cradle to Career published Community Report and recruiting Collaborative Action Network (CAN) conveners for Kindergarten Readiness and On-Time Graduation.

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Impacts

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PlanScape

Lvl 1: Diversity and Inclusion ; Economic Development ; Workforce Development

Lvl 2: African American ; Sector

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Organization Life Cycle Assessment:

Steady

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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.

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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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