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America Community for Health

Interlocking between DMC, Olmsted County and Rochester City and Community organizations to ensure social impacts are factored into DMC project evaluation process and City Comprehensive Plan (P2S).

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Project Information

About the project

Collaborators 

Lead Organization: DMC EDA

Contact: Kevin Bright ; Email: [email protected] ; Phone: TBD

Known/Likely Collaborators: Community Networking Group (CNG) ; DMC EDA ; Diversity Council ; Lotus Health Foundation ; Olmsted County Community Services ; Olmsted County Housing Redevelopment Authority ; Olmsted County Public Health Services ; OpenBeam ; Rochester Area Family Y ; Rochester Community & Technical College ; Rochester Public Library ; United Way of Olmsted County ; Well Living Lab (A Delos and Mayo Clinic collaboration)

Potential Collaborators: AARP Rochester, MN ; In the City for Good Steering Committee ; Salvation Army/Samaritan Medical Clinic


Project Phase (Pre-concept, Concept, Plan, Develop, Available, Archive) 

Plan Phase

Project Type

  Planning, Special; Yes, DC Partnership  


Impacts

PlanScape Impacts :

Level 1: Aging, Best Practice, Business Process, Civic Engagement, Commitment, Diversity and Inclusion, Governance/Public Policy, Health, Housing, International, Intelligence, Mental Health, OpenBeam, Sustainability, Technology Enablement, Transportation, Workforce Development

Level 2:

DMC Impacts:

Livable City, Health & Wellness, Education/Learning Environment

Community Health Impacts:

Comprehensive


Related Projects

Creation of Planning 2 Succeed: Rochester 2040 Comprehensive Plan ; DMC Discovery Square Design Process ; Destination Medical Center (DMC) ; Discovery Walk Co-designing ; Envisioning a 21st Century City: Regional Issues, Global Perspectives ; Families Matter Mental Health Collaboration ; Housing Alliance Coalition ; Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) ; Lifestyle Wellness Awareness Month ; Olmsted County Health Assessment and Planning Partnership (HAPP) ; Rochester Rapid Transit ; Rochester Y Community Health Living Index Assessment (CHLI) ; The Village Community Garden & Learning Center (VCGLC)

 

 

Detailed Description

 

Need a system and process to manage and track various formal community inputs to DMC and the City to build a "Community for Health".
The following was presented to DMC Board in its April 23, 2015 public forum:
There is a need for a social system to ensure:
  1. Policies that bring potential health and social impacts into the decision-making process.
  2. Project approval criteria that evaluate the potential health and social impacts of a project before it is built.
  3. Metrics that gauge progress toward positive health and social outcomes that promote and sustain an inclusive and healthy community.

 

Public Health Recommendations

 


 

CNG Letter to DMC

 

Key Status Reports


Key reports on: America Community for Health


December 20, 2019 : 2019 Community for Health Workgroup Log

DMC EDA initiated Community For Health group effort notes.


February 22, 2019 : DMC EDA Community Health Workgroup

Summary of December 2018 work and next steps.


March 01, 2017 : 2017 Policy Brief: Incorporating Healthy Community Design Principles into the Rochester Comprehensive Plan

"As we get closer to the public comment period for the Rochester Comprehensive Plan, I thought I’d pass along the “final” version approved by the Public Health Services Advisory Board.  Content hasn’t changed significantly since last year, but put into a different format (2 documents attached).  Feel free to share with CNG."


January 31, 2016 : Olmsted County Public Health, Pete Giesen, presents to CNG regarding health-based policies

In the 2016 January CNG meeting, Pete Giesen presented to CNG an approach to engage City Comprehensive Plan based on healthy community design principles.

Pete asks CNG friends and community members to consider the following healthy community principles as we evaluate the 3 P2S scenarios.



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Key reports on: America Community for Health


December 20, 2019 : 2019 Community for Health Workgroup Log

DMC EDA initiated Community For Health group effort notes.


February 22, 2019 : DMC EDA Community Health Workgroup

Summary of December 2018 work and next steps.


March 01, 2017 : 2017 Policy Brief: Incorporating Healthy Community Design Principles into the Rochester Comprehensive Plan

"As we get closer to the public comment period for the Rochester Comprehensive Plan, I thought I’d pass along the “final” version approved by the Public Health Services Advisory Board.  Content hasn’t changed significantly since last year, but put into a different format (2 documents attached).  Feel free to share with CNG."


January 31, 2016 : Olmsted County Public Health, Pete Giesen, presents to CNG regarding health-based policies

In the 2016 January CNG meeting, Pete Giesen presented to CNG an approach to engage City Comprehensive Plan based on healthy community design principles.

Pete asks CNG friends and community members to consider the following healthy community principles as we evaluate the 3 P2S scenarios.


  

General reports on: America Community for Health


August 22, 2021 Beam Assessment

This is an internal Beam assessment report. 

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March 29, 2019 America’s City for Health

Engage area leaders about the need to converge various health/wellness initiatives to collective impact. 

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April 23, 2015 CNG advocacy letter to DMCC Board in support of community health design principles.

CNG advocacy letter to DMCC Board in support of community health design principles.

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Key Beam Reports on:

Aging, Best Practice, Business Process, Civic Engagement, Commitment, Diversity and Inclusion, Governance/Public Policy, Health, Housing, International, Intelligence, Mental Health, OpenBeam, Sustainability, Technology Enablement, Transportation, Workforce Development  
October 16, 2021: Adminstration of Rochester's 3.12M award from Minnesota Main Street Economic Revitalization Program

Press Release DMC EDA to administer 3.12M distribution of MN Main Street Economic Revitalization Program.

"Formal grant criteria will be established, including the prioritization of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) participation. DMC will serve as the administrator of the grant."

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October 10, 2021: Commitment to Action for Racial Justice project

September 27 2021, checkpoint meeting with commitment undersigned.  

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October 05, 2021: P-TECH 535

RCTC grand opening and IBM video in support of P-Tech. 

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September 26, 2021: Riverfront Re-Imagined Project

Gambol Associates, a Massachusetts firm, selected for the project to come up with a concrete proposal. 

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September 22, 2021: History Center of Olmsted County

Newsletter and article about importance of the history center. 

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September 14, 2021: Olmsted County Health Assessment and Planning Partnership (HAPP)

Status reports: September 2021, March 2021 from CHAP quarterly meetings

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September 10, 2021: Age-Friendly Olmsted County (AFOC) Meetings Log

9/10/2021 message from Dave Beal, August 2021 kickoff and inventory meeting

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September 09, 2021: Racism and the Economy -- Federal Reserve Series

Understanding the implications of structural racism in America's economy. 

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September 02, 2021: Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan 3Q2021

Key info includes: 3Q 2021 News, 2021 Global Mayors Challenge, DMC Discovery Walk Pre-bid 

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August 29, 2021: NAACP, Rochester Chapter Speaker Series

Honesty in Education: A clarification of Critical Race Theory.

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August 27, 2021: Olmsted County Human Rights Commission

Welcoming week information and Police Responses to HRC questions. 

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Last modified by support on 2021/09/21
Created by allnode on 2015/04/25

 

 

 

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Definitions
The following defines the various project phases:
  1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
  2. Develop - program or application is being developed
  3. Plan - idea is solid, stakeholders are identified, and there is strong commitment to go forward from all parties.
  4. Concept Phase - idea scoped out with enough details to give an early sizing and/or to build a proof of concept
    demonstration
  5. Pre-concept Phase - an early idea or a requirement.
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