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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
Feb 22, 2022 05:30 PM Diversity Council Board Education Series: Mayo's DEI and NAACP Risse Inform the DC board Mayo Lab's DEI strategy and NAACP's RISE program with Mayo. ('youth', 'Diversity', 'Diversity Council')
Feb 19, 2022 11:00 AM Black History Speaker Series - Let’s Take Time to Remember A Memorial for the Freedom Fighters and Those Lost to Violence... ('diversity', 'NAACP')
Feb 19, 2022 10:30 AM Riverside Central Elementary Vaccination Riverside ('Diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'HEALINGS', 'Covid', 'Health/Wellness', 'Health', 'covid')
Feb 17, 2022 06:00 PM Riverfront Talks: Equity + Economy ('Housing', 'DMC', 'Diversity')
Feb 17, 2022 04:30 PM February 2022 CMRC General Meeting Topics include: Project HEALINGS; Town Halls; City Parks ('Health', 'Diversity', 'cmrc')
Feb 12, 2022 11:00 AM Black History Speaker Series - DMC: What’s in It for Me; Questions and Answers for the Community of Color Join W. C. Jordan as he moderates a panel of representatives from DMC, the City of Rochester and members of the community. Hear an update on Destination Medical Center and its impact on Rochester, most specifically the impact on the community of color ('diversity', 'NAACP')
Feb 10, 2022 04:30 PM Free Vaccination Clinic for 5-11 Year Olds Franklin Elementary School Franklin Elementary School ('Diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'HEALINGS', 'Covid', 'Health/Wellness', 'Health', 'covid')
Feb 10, 2022 09:00 AM Free Workshop for Women, Minority and Veteran-Owned Businesses The City of Rochester and Destination Medical Center, partnering with the Minnesota Departments of Administration Office of State Procurement and the Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Civil Rights, are hosting a workshop to help Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and Targeted Group/Economically Disadvantaged/Veteran- Owned (TG/ED/VO) companies apply for certification. ('Diversity', 'Entrepreneurship')
Feb 09, 2022 12:00 PM Human Library In Support of RCTC LHW Sabbatical Project 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')
Feb 08, 2022 06:00 PM Riverfront Talks: Land use + Open Space ('Housing', 'DMC', 'Diversity')
Feb 08, 2022 04:30 PM Free Vaccination Clinic for 5-11 Year Olds Sunset Terrance Elementary ('Diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'HEALINGS', 'Covid', 'Health/Wellness', 'Health', 'covid')
Feb 08, 2022 10:00 AM RPS: February 2022 Monthly District Family Engagement Meeting Meeting video; injury prevention; RPS Budget; Education Resources ('rps', 'education', 'diversity', 'youth', 'Education', 'cmrc')
Feb 05, 2022 12:00 PM Town Hall with the Hispanic Community Information related to COVID-19 data, vaccinations, and the Omicron variant to be shared. ('Diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'HEALINGS', 'Covid', 'Health/Wellness', 'Health', 'covid')
Feb 05, 2022 12:00 PM C.E.R.T Providing Transportation to Get Vaccinated The C.E.R.T team can help you get the information and submit it to receive $200 Visa Gift card. ('Diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'HEALINGS', 'Covid', 'Health/Wellness', 'Health', 'covid')
Feb 05, 2022 11:00 AM Racial Covenants and Redistricting Racial Covenants in Housing: Are they really a thing of the past? ('diversity', 'Housing', 'NAACP')
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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
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RISE for Equity: Reflect, Inspire, Strengthen & Empower 2022 Jun 21, 2022 - Jul 23, 2022 — UMR
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