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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
Mar 26, 2022 10:00 AM Vaccination Pop-Up Clinic Asian Media Access is hosting an event – “Vaccination Pop-Up Clinic”. $25 Incentive given to the first 100 registered. ('diversity', 'Health', 'Covid')
Mar 25, 2022 08:00 AM ‘Riverfront Talks’ Informal Open House Urban Design and Programming ('Housing', 'DMC', 'Diversity')
Mar 24, 2022 06:00 PM Riverfront Talks: Urban Design + Programming ('Housing', 'DMC', 'Diversity')
Mar 17, 2022 04:30 PM March 2022 CMRC General Meeting Topics include: Olmsted CHAP; Rural CHAP; Updates from City, County, and RPS ('Health', 'Diversity', 'cmrc')
Mar 15, 2022 12:00 PM MPR Rochester RDAC Spring 2022 Meeting ('diversity', 'MPR', 'Diversity')
Mar 10, 2022 07:30 PM Town Hall with the Chinese 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, Pandemic Responders and Asian Media Access ('Diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'HEALINGS', 'Covid', 'Health/Wellness', 'Health', 'covid')
Mar 10, 2022 06:00 PM Riverfront Talks: Historic Preservation + Redevelopment ('Housing', 'DMC', 'Diversity')
Mar 01, 2022 06:00 PM Riverfront Talks: Sustainability + Access The Riverfront Small Area Plan project will create a high-level plan for future phased redevelopment. We are looking for input to identify the Community’s vision for this site and create a plan that enhances the overall connectivity to the river. The Riverfront project is focused on the area east of Broadway, between 4th Street SE and 2nd Street SE. ('DMC', 'Diversity', 'Housing', 'access', 'sustainability')
Mar 01, 2022 04:30 PM Free Vaccination Clinic for 5-11 Year Olds Sunset Terrance Elementary Olmsted County Public Health is ready to administer the COVID-19 vaccination. ('Diversity Council', 'HEALINGS', 'covid', 'Health/Wellness', 'Health', 'Covid')
Feb 27, 2022 07:00 PM Diversity Council and Thesis: Gracious Hosting Workshop Diversity Council is partnering with Thesis to deliver a workshop on how we can be more welcoming to ALL in our day to day and work places. ('Diversity', 'Diversity Council')
Feb 26, 2022 11:00 AM Black History Speaker Series - Black Art Excellence Celebration of Black Art ('diversity', 'NAACP')
Feb 25, 2022 01:00 PM Rochester -- The Time is Now to Minnesota Children First The Rochester Diversity Council and Rochester Community Initiative invite you to join them and Dr. Kent Pekel, Interim Superintendent, Rochester Public Schools, retired Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page, Minnesota Humanities Center CEO Kevin Lindsey, and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari for a community conversation about how we support our youth in Minnesota to achieve their full potential. ('youth', 'Education', 'Diversity')
Feb 24, 2022 08:00 AM Commitment to Racial Justice - Day of Learning Sponsored by FREC, FSR Channel One and Rochester Nonprofit Consortium ('Diversity', 'npc')
Feb 23, 2022 05:00 PM Part of a Greater Whole -- A Dialogue Series: Restorative Justice This month we will be talking about restorative justice. Heard the term but never looked into further? ('community engagement', 'Culture', 'Diversity', 'compassion')
Feb 23, 2022 12:00 PM MPRNews In Focus: Celebrating Intersectional Identities with Minnesota's LGBTQ+ Communities Join MPR News for In Focus: Celebrating Intersectional Identities within Minnesota’s LGBTQ+ Communities, a virtual community conversation, sponsored by UCare ('MPR', 'Diversity')
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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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May 13, 2022: Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN)

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May 09, 2022: Community Mobilization Resources Coalition

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May 09, 2022: Discovery Walk Co-designing

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May 02, 2022: Housing Alliance Coalition

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