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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. 

 

 

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Feb 05, 2022 11:00 AM Meet Former MN Viking - Marcus Sherels and Get Your Covid-19 Vaccine Enter and win a free iPad ('Diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'HEALINGS', 'Covid', 'Health/Wellness', 'Health', 'covid')
Jan 29, 2022 01:00 PM Minnesota House’s United Black Legislative Caucus Virtual Town Hall Meeting 2 to discuss COVID-19, Education, Housing, and Public Safety Members of the Minnesota House’s United Black Legislative Caucus invite Minnesotans to join them for two Virtual Town Hall Meetings ahead of the 2022 Minnesota Legislative Session, focusing on solutions to strengthen equity, inclusion, and opportunity for Minnesotans. ('Diversity', 'HEALINGS', 'covid', 'Health', 'Covid', 'cmrc')
Jan 27, 2022 10:00 AM African American/Black Construction Entrepreneur Event Entrepreneurs will learn about: Contracting goals on Rochester and DMC projects; Free business planning resources; Minority-owned business certification. Developers, project sponsors are invited to join. ('DMC', 'Diversity', 'workforce', 'Entrepreneurship')
Jan 22, 2022 01:00 PM Minnesota House’s United Black Legislative Caucus Virtual Town Hall Meeting 1 to discuss COVID-19, Education, Housing, and Public SafetyVirtual Town Hall Meeting 1 to discuss COVID-19, Education, Housing, and Public Safety Members of the Minnesota House’s United Black Legislative Caucus invite Minnesotans to join them for two Virtual Town Hall Meetings ahead of the 2022 Minnesota Legislative Session, focusing on solutions to strengthen equity, inclusion, and opportunity for Minnesotans. ('Diversity', 'HEALINGS', 'covid', 'Health', 'Covid', 'cmrc')
Jan 20, 2022 04:25 PM January 2022 CMRC General Meeting Topics include: Project HEALINGS; Redistricting; Rochester Public Schools; County Public Health ('Health', 'Diversity', 'cmrc')
Jan 17, 2022 08:00 AM 26th Annual MLK "We Have A Dream" Virtual Celebration Join the Rochester Branch NAACP, Diversity Council, and the Rochester Area Chamber for the 27th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. "We Have a Dream" virtual community celebration! ('NAACP', 'Diversity', 'Diversity Council')
Jan 15, 2022 10:00 AM Technovation[MN] 2021-22 Season Launchappalooza! ('Diversity', 'workforce', 'youth', 'tech', 'openbeam', 'Education', 'women')
Jan 11, 2022 12:00 PM 1Q 2022 Commitment to Racial Justice Quarterly Meeting ('Diversity', 'npc')
Jan 11, 2022 10:00 AM RPS: January 2022 Monthly District Family Engagement Meeting ('rps', 'education', 'diversity', 'youth', 'Education', 'cmrc')
Dec 19, 2021 07:00 PM The Overall Consideration of The COVID-19 Vaccine Sponsored by AMA, Association of Chinese Physicians, Chinese American Chamber of Commerce, Chinese Community Center, Diversity Council, Pandemic Responders ('diversity', 'Health', 'covid')
Dec 18, 2021 10:00 AM Olmsted County Holiday Vaccination Pop Up Clinic Convened by Pandemic Responders Act Now, be ready for the Holiday Season! ('diversity', 'Health', 'HEALINGS', 'Covid')
Dec 16, 2021 04:30 PM CMRC December Meeting Topics include: City of Rochester DEI planning updates; Rochester Public School Updates; Olmsted County Updates; CMRC Steering Committee (Engagement Tracker; CMRC goals) ('diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'welcoming', 'CMRC', 'openbeam', 'Diversity', 'cmrc')
Dec 16, 2021 12:00 PM Emerging Entrepreneur Loan Program Webinar on Thursday, December 16th RAEDI is offering a FREE information webinar on Zoom tomorrow, Thursday, December 16h at noon, regarding the Emerging Entrepreneur Loan Program (EELP) it is launching in January. ('funding', 'Diversity', 'Entrepreneurship')
Dec 08, 2021 12:30 PM Commitment to Racial Justice Lunch and Learn Topics include: Listen, Learn, Act resources, Diversity Council; Other resources ('Diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'npc')
Dec 04, 2021 10:00 AM Vaccination Pop-Up Clinic Asian Media Access is hosting an event – “Vaccination Pop-Up Clinic”. It will be offering Free Covid-19 Vaccines. If this is your first dose, Join us and get your $50 gift card for adults & $20 gift card for children. ('diversity', 'Health', 'Covid')
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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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