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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
Oct 26, 2021 05:30 PM Community Health Assessment and Planning Updates to DC Board ('diversity', 'Health/Wellness', 'Health', 'diversity council')
Oct 21, 2021 04:30 PM CMRC October Meeting Topics: Olmsted County on the Joint Study regarding racism as a public health issue and concern. Some helpful information from Diversity Council about focus groups being held by Rochester Public Library! ('diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'welcoming', 'CMRC', 'openbeam', 'Diversity', 'cmrc')
Oct 20, 2021 11:00 AM Racism and the Economy Series: Focus on the Wealth Divide ('diversity', 'openbeam', 'Entrepreneurship')
Oct 16, 2021 10:00 AM Project HEALINGS Retreat ('diversity', 'Health', 'cmrc', 'Covid')
Oct 12, 2021 12:00 PM MPR Presents MN Diverse Communities Lunch and Learn ('MPR', 'Diversity')
Oct 07, 2021 10:30 AM Meet and Learn from Certified Minority-Owned Construction Business Owners ('Education', 'Diversity', 'workforce')
Oct 02, 2021 12:00 PM Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff ('mental health', 'Diversity', 'public safety', 'health', 'Education')
Sep 28, 2021 05:30 PM Housing Alliance Presentation to Diversity Council Board Topics include Housing Priorities: Homeownership; Housing Innovation; Affordable Rental Housing ('Housing', 'diversity', 'homeless')
Sep 27, 2021 12:00 PM NPC Gathering on Racial Justice Commitment Status ('Diversity', 'npc')
Sep 26, 2021 04:00 PM ISAIAH Honesty and Equity in Education: a narrative and messaging training We’ll get equipped with messaging tools to engage effectively in conversations around education equity issues, CRT, Covid safety, and the urgent need to fully fund public education so all students have the opportunities to thrive no matter their race, socioeconomic status, gender, or geography ('faith', 'Education', 'Diversity', 'youth', 'ISAIAH')
Sep 18, 2021 12:00 PM Village: Farm Fest Join us for this year’s Food, Art, Recreation, and Music (FARM) Fest as we celebrate the 2021 harvest. Guests can enjoy a silent auction, a multicultural collaboration of artists, cooks, musicians, and more! See (and taste!) foods from all over the world, grown right here in Rochester at The Village Community Garden! ('food', 'welcoming', 'Diversity')
Sep 17, 2021 05:30 PM 2021 IMAA Presents: "The Pearl Gala" ('welcoming', 'imaa', 'immigrant', 'diversity', 'smif')
Sep 17, 2021 04:30 PM Citizenship Day Celebration at the Olmsted County Government Center Join Olmsted County and Rochester City Officials to celebrate Citizenship and Constitution Day and recognize those who have recently become naturalized citizens. Cake and coffee will be provided. ('food', 'welcoming', 'Diversity')
Sep 16, 2021 04:30 PM CMRC 2021 Meeting Supporting Welcoming Week Topics include: Senior Linkage Line and Medicare; Project HEALINGS; Rochester Public Library Focus Groups; Co-design Model; United Way's 21 Day Equity Challenge; Updates from (City, County and RPS) ('diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'welcoming', 'CMRC', 'openbeam', 'Diversity', 'cmrc')
Sep 15, 2021 12:00 PM Inclusive Workforce Employer Designation Lunch & Learn ('Diversity', 'workforce')
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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 24, 2022: Silver Lake Park Master Plan

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May 19, 2022: Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative & 2021 Global Mayors Challenge

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May 13, 2022: Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN)

The McKnight Foundation and MCN are excited to open nominations for the 2022 Virginia McKnight Binger Unsung Hero Awards - with recipients each receiving $10,000! 

 

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May 09, 2022: Community Mobilization Resources Coalition

CMRC is about changing power dynamics:. Citizen University provides some ideas about power and how to deploy citizenship power. 

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May 09, 2022: Discovery Walk Co-designing

As a member of the Community for Health Steering Committee and piloting the use of co-designing in the Discovery Walk project, OpenBeam participated in developing the Community Co-Design Toolkit as a guide for other community projects to consider and adopt a co-design process to maximize inclusive engagement. 

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May 02, 2022: Housing Alliance Coalition

Olmsted County and the City of Rochester commit to federal housing solutions effort, House America. 

 

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May 02, 2022: Project HEALINGS of MN

Project HEALINGS information: What are vaccines? 

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