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Organization: Community Services Advisory Board

Sector: Government Agency

Organization Mission: "To deliver a range of social services driven by community needs and legal mandates which are guided by quality, effectiveness, accountability and efficiency." The Community Services Advisory Board (CSAB) is appointed by the County Board and is responsible for making recommendations to the County Board on policy and funding of all social services for Olmsted County. The Community Services Advisory Board will represent the citizens at large and will advocate to the County Board for the balanced program of social services for residents within the financial resources (internal/external) of the County. Annually, the CSAB develops the Social Services Community Assessment, which evolves from; reviewing unmet needs, testimony from the public hearings (held the 2nd Wednesday in April), written testimony and work groups identifying concepts and strategies.

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Status Reports / News 
Related PlanScape Status on: Basic Needs, Governance/Public Policy, Health
June 29, 2022: Vaccines Protect Our Families

Information Series Article 2: Vaccines Protect Our Families

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June 08, 2022: MN Frontline worker application portal now open

To thank those Minnesotans who worked on the frontlines during the COVID-19 peacetime emergency, Gov. Tim Walz signed Frontline Worker Payments into law April 29, 2022, enabling those workers to apply for Frontline Worker Pay. Application dates are June 8 through July 22, 2022.
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June 03, 2022: Olmsted County Health Assessment and Planning Partnership (HAPP)

Residents can help Olmsted County identify top community health issues.

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May 19, 2022: Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative (BHCL)

(1) Bloomberg News (local infrastructure Hub (2) Keep it local grant recognized by Bloomberg

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May 13, 2022: Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN)

The McKnight Foundation and MCN are excited to open nominations for the 2022 Virginia McKnight Binger Unsung Hero Awards - with recipients each receiving $10,000! 

 

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May 09, 2022: Building and deploying power

CMRC is about changing power dynamics:. Citizen University provides some ideas about power and how to deploy citizenship power. 

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May 02, 2022: Project HEALINGS Covid-19 Information Series

Project HEALINGS information: What are vaccines? 

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April 28, 2022: United Way Funding Opportunities

(a) 2022 RFP  (b)  2020 RFP United Way of Olmsted County is seeking proposals: (1) programs that provide high quality childcare or early childhood education and (2) proposal to "build back better". 

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April 15, 2022: Minnesota Department of Human Services Focus on U.S. born Black Minnesotans

(1) Advancing Racial Equity in the MN Medicaid Program; (2) A Focus on U.S. born Black Minnesotans

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April 09, 2022: Project HEALINGS Communication

Sample of partner recordings to encourage Covid vaccination

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March 16, 2022: Services Provided and Press Releases

Services provided; Announcement of SE MN Regional Crisis Center to open in July. 

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March 12, 2022: Rochester Area Family Y - A new beginning

February/March 2022 Newsletter: Extending the Y missions across the Rochester community: A message from the Rochester Y Board Chair 

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Impacts

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

PlanScape

Lvl 1: Basic Needs ; Governance/Public Policy ; Health

Lvl 2: Diversity and Inclusion

DMC Impact: Livable City

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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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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