You are here: Home / About us

About us

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.

Welcome

inthecityforgoodWelcome to In City for Good Website

Also, please like us on Facebook.

Help
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

Spring, Summer 2020 issues of Nonprofit News (August 06, 2020)

As the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) works to provide all nonprofit organizations, leaders, and workers access to valuable information during the challenging early weeks of COVID-19, we are happy to share the Spring 2020 issue of Nonprofit News with MCN members and nonmembers alike in a convenient digital format.

 

Read more ...

Mayo Clinic (August 04, 2020)

Masks for Coronavirus: What are your thoughts?

Read more ...

Collider Foundation (August 03, 2020)

Collider is Seeking Passionate Individuals for Three Contract Ecosystem Navigator Positions

Read more ...

IMAA and LAOC (August 01, 2020)

 Free legal Clinic offered by LACOC at IMAA. 

Read more ...

Help Needed - Diversity Council of Rochester (July 29, 2020)

Diversity Council is looking for members to join its team: (1) Facilitators (2) Curriculum Development & Delivery Manager

Read more ...

Coalition of Asian-American Leaders (CAAL) (July 28, 2020)

Newsletter: need for data disaggregation on Asian CORID impact metrics.

Read more ...

Eviction Diversion Program (July 17, 2020)

A pre-eviction service to help divert nonpayment of rent, breach of lease, and failure to vacate cases from the courtroom.

Read more ...

SE Minnesota Together: Welcoming and Inclusion Conversation (July 14, 2020)

Convening conversation on how our region can work together to address our workforce issues. 

Read more ...

Search more Beam status ...