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Organization: QUEST

Sector: Collective ; Education Institution

Organization Mission: A program created and developed for use with Mayo Medical students and members of Rochester Community by Mayo Medical School July 2013, John Bachman, Saunders Professor of Primary Care. In 2008 Human Health Services (HHS) decided to release all its data to the public. It also encouraged states, other government agencies, and public organizations to do the same. It was felt that by releasing data, entrepreneurs would have an opportunity to develop applications to examine and use the data in creative ways, much as what was done with weather and map data. Effective examination of data can lead to strategic partnering as well as transparency between

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Related PlanScape Status on: Diversity and Inclusivity, Education
May 24, 2019: Rochester Area Family Y

 Y has received a grant from the Schulze Family Foundation which allows us to provide 400 Rochester high schooler’s a free summer members through our Get Summer program.

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May 24, 2019: Mayo High School School Within a School (SWS)

Four Mayo SWS students and their teacher made a huge impression at Kiwanis Club of Rochester. 

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May 16, 2019: Race Exhibit Moved to Luther College

Great teamwork to have exhibit transported to Luther College. 

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April 16, 2019: United Way Special Projects Team

OVERALL OBJECTIVE: determine what forms of advocacy are most suitable to advance United Way’s vision and mission. 

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April 04, 2019: Journey to Growth Plan $25M loan fund

PB: "As part of J2G, lawmakers from Southeast Minnesota are seeking to create a $25 million revolving loan fund to spur business and entrepreneurial activity in the region’s towns and cities."

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March 05, 2019: Rochester-Olmsted County Youth commission

The Rochester-Olmsted Youth Commission is bringing the Tents of Witness exhibit to Rochester on April 13th – April 16th. 

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March 05, 2019: Alternative Learning Center - A Success Story (We want you back)

A success story about ALC.  "We want you back" on YouTube. A Hmong student's high school graduation journey after quitting school to work to help support his family at the age of 16.

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February 23, 2019: Closing referral disparities (resolution agreement with Office of Civil Rights)

2019-02-23 2018-2019 Report presented to RPS school board and comparison with 2018 reporting. 

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January 28, 2019: Race Exhibit Returns to Rochester

Updates from Tony Williams, Science Museum of Minnesota

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Lvl 1: Education

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Community Health Impact area: Diabetes

 

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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.

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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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