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Joint Studies on tackling Racism as a Public Health Issue

Olmsted County commissioners are looking to tackle racism as a public health issue. The board on August 4, 2020 unanimously approved a measure officially asking members of the county’s Public Health Services Advisory Board and Human Rights Commission to work together to investigate racism and disparities in health care.

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Project Information

Collaborators, Project Phase & Type, Impacts, Related Projects

Collaborators 

Lead Organization: County of Olmsted, MN

Contact: TBD ; Email: TBD ; Phone: TBD

Known/Likely Collaborators: County of Olmsted, MN ; Olmsted County Human Rights Commission ; Olmsted County Public Health Services Advisory Board

Potential Collaborators:


Related Projects


Impacts 

Major Impact:  Health Determinants

PlanScape Impacts :

Level 1: Diversity and Inclusion, Governance/Public Policy, Health

Level 2: African American, Asian American and Pacific Islander, Disable, Native American, Latino, LGBT, Governance/Public Policy, Health & Wellness

DMC Impacts:

Community Health Impacts:

Financial Stress/Homelessness


Project Phase

Develop  Phase

Project Type

Planning  

 

Detailed Description

"Olmsted County commissioners ask public health and human rights groups to start a joint investigation into racism as a public health issue."

Olmsted County commissioners are looking to tackle racism as a public health issue.

The board on Tuesday unanimously approved a measure officially asking members of the county’s Public Health Services Advisory Board and Human Rights Commission to work together to investigate racism and disparities in health care.

 

 

Key Status Reports


Key reports on: Joint Studies on tackling Racism as a Public Health Issue


March 08, 2022 : Tackling Racism as a Public Health Issue

1. 3/8/2022 Olmsted County Public Health press release to request survey responses; 2. 10/22/2021 Presentation to CMRC;  3. August update posted on Olmsted County website



Key reports on: Joint Studies on tackling Racism as a Public Health Issue


March 08, 2022 : Tackling Racism as a Public Health Issue

1. 3/8/2022 Olmsted County Public Health press release to request survey responses; 2. 10/22/2021 Presentation to CMRC;  3. August update posted on Olmsted County website


Key Beam Reports on:

Diversity and Inclusion, Governance/Public Policy, Health  
May 09, 2022: Community Co-Design Toolkit

As a member of the Community for Health Steering Committee and piloting the use of co-designing in the Discovery Walk project, OpenBeam participated in developing the Community Co-Design Toolkit as a guide for other community projects to consider and adopt a co-design process to maximize inclusive engagement. 

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

Project HEALINGS information: What are vaccines? 

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May 01, 2022: Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization 2022 Communication

(A) 2Q2022: April message and report; (B): 1Q 2022 (1) TB report and message (2) An apprenticeship readiness program is now recruiting women, people of color and veterans for careers in the construction industry. (3) Bloomberg news

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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 21, 2022: Prosperity Initiative Information

(1) 2022-04-21 Info (2) 2018-07-011 Minority Business Conference hosted by SBDC, Diversity Council and Prosperity Initiative

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April 11, 2022: RISE for Youth Application

(1) Call to be a RISE for youth mentor; (2) Need Students to Apply - RISE for Youth Program -March 1st Application Deadline

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April 09, 2022: Project HEALINGS Communication

Sample of partner recordings to encourage Covid vaccination

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March 28, 2022: RPS School Board Meeting - 3/22/22

Strategic Action Plan - Focus Group and Survey Results

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March 24, 2022: Riverfront Small Area Plan Community Engagement Sessions

Rochester’s downtown riverfront is poised for transformation. The Riverfront Small Area Plan project will create a high-level plan for future phased redevelopment.

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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 15, 2022: MPR DEI Impact Resources

(1) MPR Rochester Events/News (2) In Focus is a series of convenings we are committed to leading on Minnesota’s persistent racial disparities.

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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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Last modified by support on 2021/11/04
Created by support on 2019/12/07

 

 

 

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