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Diversity Council Newsletters with COVID-19 Info (November 20, 2020)

Inlight of all that is going on throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Diversity Council wants to remain a connector and convener for all those in need throughout our community. If you are aware of valuable information and resources, please email [email protected] and we will do our best to increase awareness.

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Diversity Council coordinating Conservation Corp teams (November 16, 2020)

Diversity Council is coordinating an ask to the City of Rochester for Conservation Funds.  

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The Village Community Garden & Learning Center a recipient of the 2020 PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation grant (October 30, 2020)

 Congratulation to the Village Community Garden & Learning Center being named a recipient of the 2020 PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation grant. 

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Help Needed - Diversity Council of Rochester (August 26, 2020)

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

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United Way Funding Opportunities— (1) Early Success (2) Build Back Better (August 25, 2020)

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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Youth & Whole Families August 2020 Status (August 23, 2020)

 Triton Public School District partnership with Diversity Council on equity initiative for student success. 

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Techsoap news: Zoom, Teams, COVID-19 forum, Slack, (April 29, 2020)

Techsoap newsletter with information on better usage of collaboration technologies. 

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Updates from the Governor (April 10, 2020)

Updates from the Governor

Like many Minnesotans, Governor Walz will observe the holidays with his family this weekend. Our thoughts are with Minnesotans across faith communities who would typically be spending upcoming religious holidays with extended family and friends. We ask Minnesotans to remember that as hard as social distancing is during this season, it’s still important and will help ensure our neighbors and loved ones stay safe

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Minnesota’s health plans to waive costs for treatment of COVID-19 (April 02, 2020)

Governor Walz today announced that Minnesota’s health plans have agreed to waive costs for treatment of COVID-19. This move comes in response to a March 13 letter from the Governor and State Commissioners of Health and Commerce urging Minnesota health plans to remove barriers to coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Important Update on Applying for Unemployment Insurance Benefits (March 30, 2020)

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Minnesota's Unemployment Insurance team members are processing more applications for unemployment benefits than ever before. It is our top priority to process applications efficiently and effectively, and to ensure that we can deliver for Minnesotans in this time of need.

To ensure our system can handle the increased activity we are experiencing, we are asking that *new* unemployment insurance applicants apply online on an assigned day, based on your social security number (SSN).

If you need to apply for unemployment benefits for the first time, please refer to the schedule below to learn when you are scheduled to apply. You will only be allowed to apply on your assigned day - or on Thursday or Friday if you missed your assigned day.

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Governor Tim Walz Press Conference Summary (March 27, 2020)

Governor Tim Walz today joined leaders from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), Department of Employment and Economic Development, Department of Education, and the State Emergency Operations Center to answer questions from the press on the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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