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DEI Events

 

This is a collection of what is deemed to be events having impacts on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.  

 

See the Diversity Beam for notable DEI projects. 

 

 

Start Date Title Description Tags
Apr 23, 2022 07:45 PM Rochester Muslim Community Circle: Ramadan Dinner ('faith', 'Diversity')
Apr 21, 2022 04:30 PM April 2022 CMRC General Meeting Topics include: Updates from City, County and RPS ('Culture', 'Diversity', 'CMRC')
Apr 21, 2022 10:30 AM API Day at the Capitol 2022 Democracy in the Time of COVID: Strengthening Our Ties to One Another. ('Diversity', 'Asian', 'governance')
Apr 19, 2022 06:00 PM Isaiah: Community Iftar Dinner celebrating our diverse, multiracial and multi-faith community beyond the cultural divide ('faith', 'Diversity')
Apr 19, 2022 05:00 PM UMR and Mayo Clinic: Health disparities within Native & Indigenous Communities ('diversity', 'Education', 'Health', 'community')
Apr 14, 2022 11:00 AM DEED Innovation Roundtable Commissioner of Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, Steve Grove ('commerce', 'diversity', 'Entrepreneurship')
Apr 12, 2022 12:00 PM NPC - April Commitment to racial justice Topics include: CMRC Intro; Nonprofit DEI examples: Channel One, Reading Center, Commitment Evaluation ('Diversity', 'npc')
Apr 08, 2022 01:00 PM Main Street Grant Opportunity ('dmc', 'diversity', 'Entrepreneurship')
Apr 06, 2022 11:00 AM Workforce Wednesday: Engaging with Minnesota's Second Chance Workforce Resources ('diversity', 'workforce')
Apr 06, 2022 09:00 AM Human Library City of Rochester Leadership Team The Human Library of Southeastern Minnesota educates people using human experience, cultivating empathy in such a manner that differences, barriers, and prejudice fall away - we expose and nurture the spirit of humankind by building common understanding and connections. ('welcoming', 'openbeam', 'Human Library', 'diversity', 'CMRC')
Mar 30, 2022 05:30 PM Diversity Council: Human Book Training ('community engagement', 'Diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'Human Library')
Mar 29, 2022 04:30 PM Ready to Lead 2022 Final Session ('diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'Civic Equity', 'leadership', 'networking', 'community engagement')
Mar 27, 2022 07:00 PM Diversity Council and Thesis: Human Stories Diversity Council will be at Thesis delivering a workshop aimed at broadening our understanding and empathy for different lived experiences. ('community engagement', 'Diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'Human Library')
Mar 26, 2022 05:00 PM Small Business Administration: Business Training in Rochester Topics include: Business Financing 101 with potential SBA loan and DEED grants; Business Trend in MN - Amour, Ange and Kim ('networking', 'diversity', 'Entrepreneurship')
Mar 26, 2022 01:00 PM Town Hall with the Somali Community Representatives from Olmsted County Public Health, and Rochester Public Schools will join a virtual town hall with Diversity Council’s Community Mobilization Resource Coalition, Mayo Clinic, Project HEALINGS and Pamoja Women ('Diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'HEALINGS', 'Covid', 'Health/Wellness', 'Health', 'covid', 'CMRC')
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Upcoming Events
MPR: Implicit Bias Workshop for Regional District Advisory Committee Members Jun 07, 2022 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
City and County: Table Circle Discussions Jun 07, 2022 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM — Rochester Public Library
June 2022 HAPP Meeting Jun 08, 2022 07:30 AM - 09:00 AM — Teams
Village Garden Open House Jun 09, 2022 04:00 PM - 06:30 PM — he Village Community Garden @ Covenant , 4950 31st Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55901, USA
Rochester Area Foundation DEI Practitioner Luncheon (By Invitation) Jun 10, 2022 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
bystander to UpStandard Jun 13, 2022 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
RISE for Equity: Reflect, Inspire, Strengthen & Empower 2022 Jun 21, 2022 - Jul 23, 2022 — UMR
UMR Summer Reconnect Jun 23, 2022 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM — TBD
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