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Background

During the spring of 2015, DMC was holding its final hearings. At about the same time Major Jim Frye from the Salvation Army had spoken with the Rochester Area Interfaith Leaders about his concerns related to DMC and how the Salvation Army’s community service buildings were not on the DMC map. Such services are critical services and many issues were raised regarding accessibility and the impact on social services by DMC.

These concerns were brought back to the Justice and Peace Ministry Team of Congregational Church UCC. After discussion, the team decided to appear before the final DMC meeting asking for a social impact statement, and they made plans for what would be the first In the Shadow of Growth Forums on June 17, 2015. Presenters were individuals from the community services area. With approximately 120 concerned community members in attendance, it was felt that a second forum would be held to gauge from those community members to see what direction the group would be from there.

So, a community group had started. In the meantime, several downtown church leaders had been meeting about the same issues. The group was called In the City for Good. The steering committee for the Forums met and chose to take on that name. There are eight Action groups working with the issues of Living Wages, Transportation, Affordable Housing, Sustainability, Social Services, Education, Social Justice and Historic Preservation.

 

2019 November News

Upcoming Meetings:

 

Steering Committee: 

Tuesday, November 5, 4:00 p.m at the United Way Building, 903 West Center Street. Main floor Conference Room

  

Affordable Housing Action Group

Monday, November 11th at 7:00 p.m. at the United Way Building, 903 West Center Street

 

Social Action Group Monday November 18th, 6:00 p.m. Work session on a homelessness forum- please come to help. Congregational Church, 974 Skyline Dr SW   

 

Age-Friendly Community Action Group

Wed, November 27th ,  6:30pm - 8pm 125 Live.

 

Library Action Group- TBD 

Sustainability Action Group- TBD

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Purpose of the site
A sub-site of Community Beam, the City4Good website is being prototyped by openBEAM.net  to help the "In the City For Good initiative" to better collaborate.
Community Status/News

DMC Transportation Plan - Circular (November 20, 2019)

 DMCC Board Voted in favor of staff recommendations. 

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Asian Pacific MN Complete Count 2020 Project (November 05, 2019)

API Heritage Month Speech by Sia Her, Executive Director at MN State Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans, at U of WI, Eau Claire -- May 2019 

 

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Rochester Area Non-profit Consortium (October 01, 2019)

Event: Webinar "Moving to the Cloud" featuring the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities and the Diversity Council (presentation slides attached)
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 1
Time: 12 - 1:30 pm

 

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DMC Discovery Square Design Process (October 01, 2019)

September 2019 and May 2019 Presentations to DMCC Board.

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SharePoint Usage Enablement Presentation (September 27, 2019)

SharePoint Usage Enablement Presentation to Nonprofit consortium 

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2019 DMCC Affordable Housing Work Plan Status (September 27, 2019)

2019 Presentations : September DMCC, meeting, May DMCC meeting and Feb DMCC meeting.

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