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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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Oct 06, 2023 08:00 AM October 2023 Rochester Area Foundation: Fall DEI Practitioner Convening and Luncheon (By Invitation) A retreat that will focus on equipping DEI practitioners with practical tools to manage stress and invest in their overall wellness through practices focused on mindfulness, self-love, restoration, and healing. ('RAF', 'Diversity', 'openbeam')
Oct 05, 2023 10:00 AM 2023 DMC Emerging Developer Expo One of aims of the Expo is to disrupt the systemic racial barriers to real estate investment and development. The Expo is an opportunity for organizations, government, and community partners to showcase the resources offered in service of creating equity in development and investment of housing in our communities. ('Housing', 'DMC', 'Diversity', 'openbeam')
Oct 04, 2023 10:00 AM 2023 C2C Annual Education Summit Learn, Reflect and Connect with us at this free event as we come together to support children and youth from cradle to career ('diversity', 'c2c', 'C2C', 'Education', 'boys & girls')
Sep 27, 2023 12:00 PM DMC: September Equity Alliance-Equity Series The Equity Alliance Equity Series is a monthly seminar sponsored by Destination Medical Center and the City of Rochester. The purpose is to introduce diversity, equity, and inclusion best practices, build sustainable DEI community strategies, and build advocacy and allyship within the Rochester community. The series is held virtually on the fourth Wednesday of every month at noon. ('DMC', 'Diversity', 'CMRC', 'key')
Sep 26, 2023 04:30 PM CMRC September 26, 2023 Meeting Topics: CMRC Partner SBDC Small Business Assistance Partnerships Grant; Superintendent Kent Pekel on Technology Referendum; Community Mobilization Engagement Updates ('RPS', 'diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'welcoming', 'CMRC', 'openbeam', 'Diversity', 'cmrc')
Sep 16, 2023 05:00 PM C.E.R.T. 2nd Annual Gala A Night of Soulful Jazz ('public safety', 'Diversity', 'cmrc', 'civic engagement')
Sep 16, 2023 12:00 PM Latino Fest 2023 Saturday, September 16: Latino Fest – Join the Alliance of Chicanos, Hispano, and Latino Americans (ACHLA) on September 16th from 12pm-10pm for art, food, music and community coming together in a dazzling celebration! Experience the richness of Latin culture inside the historic Chateau Theatre and out at the vibrant Peace Plaza. Let's dance, enjoy and come together for an unforgettable day of unity and fun! There is no cost for this event. ('culture', 'Diversity', 'cmrc', 'community')
Sep 15, 2023 10:00 PM September 2023 Bi-Monthly Community Co-Design Meeting (By Invitation) We will be 1) offering updates on co-design projects and training, 2) sharing guidance and tools for co-design project preparation (what questions to ask, how much will it cost, how long will it take, etc), and 3) discuss future co-design opportunities, barriers, and ways we might be able to support them/you. ('DMC', 'diversity', 'openbeam', 'key', 'co-design')
Sep 14, 2023 11:30 AM MPR Rochester RDAC 3Q 2023 Meeting Our speaker is Liwanag Ojala, the Senior Vice President and Chief Transformation Officer at American Public Media Group. ('diversity', 'MPR', 'openbeam', 'key', 'Diversity')
Sep 12, 2023 10:00 AM RPS: September 12, 2023 Monthly District Family Engagement Meeting Family Engagement Success Sharing from RPS Sites (10:05) Family Engagement Districtwide Updates (10:15-10:30) Discussion Groups (10:30-10:45) RPS and Community Updates (10:45-11:00) ('rps', 'education', 'diversity', 'youth', 'openbeam', 'key', 'Education', 'cmrc')
Sep 06, 2023 04:30 PM Journie Open House 2023 ('arts', 'diversity', 'CMRC')
Aug 26, 2023 10:00 AM Pamoja Women Cultural Day Pamoja Women is celebrating African women in Rochester by hosting the first “Pamoja Women Cultural Day” on the 26th of August 2023. This is an opportunity for the Rochester community to explore the diverse and rich local African communities. ('Diversity', 'CMRC', 'Entrepreneurship')
Aug 23, 2023 12:00 PM DMC: Let’s Spill the T.E.A. How Transformative Equity Analysis can unveil critical insights and elevate organizational efficacy. ('DMC', 'Diversity', 'CMRC')
Aug 22, 2023 01:00 PM Commitment to Racial Justice Undersigned Quarterly Meeting Topic: Discussing the Future to the Commitment to Racial Justice ('Diversity', 'CMRC', 'npc')
Aug 19, 2023 03:00 PM India Day Cultural Association of the Bengalis in Rochester, MN presents India Day. ('Culture', 'Diversity')
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Upcoming Events
CMRC September 26, 2023 Meeting Sep 26, 2023 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM — Teams Meeting
DMC: September Equity Alliance-Equity Series Sep 27, 2023 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM — Virtual
September 28, 2023 DMCC Board Meeting Sep 28, 2023 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM — Mayo Civic Center
Olmsted County SHIP Open House Sep 28, 2023 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM — Olmsted County Public Health Building, 2100 Campus Drive, Rochester, MN
SBDC: Setting & Adjusting Pricing Sep 28, 2023 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM — SBDC CENTER MN BIOBUSINESS CENTER SIXTH FLOOR 211 1ST AVE SW ROCHESTER, MN
2023 C2C Annual Education Summit Oct 04, 2023 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Saint Mary's University of Minnesota - Rochester 2900 19th Street Northwest Rochester, MN 55901
2023 DMC Emerging Developer Expo Oct 05, 2023 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM — Two Discovery Square
SBDC: How Do I Start a Business - Session 1 Oct 05, 2023 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Northrop Community Education Center 201 8th St. NW Rochester, MN 55901 Room 319
SBDC: How Do I Start a Business - Session 2 Oct 12, 2023 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Northrop Community Education Center 201 8th St. NW Rochester, MN 55901 Room 319
October CMRC Meeting Oct 19, 2023 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
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CMRC Advocacy for Health Equity (September 16, 2023)

CMRC Coalition's submission to Mayo Social Innovation Grant. 

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RPS Board Consider Updating District Equity Policy (September 15, 2023)

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2Q 2023 Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan (August 30, 2023)

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DEED: Digital Opportunity Plan (August 22, 2023)

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CMRC Support of Formation of a BioRochester Consortium (August 20, 2023)

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Technology Referendum for the Rochester schools (August 19, 2023)

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RCTC/Perkins CMRC Report (August 18, 2023)

Emmright general contractor working with CERT, Pamoja Women, ACHLA, Rochester Cambodian Association, Journie, and OpenBeam submitted final report to RCTC. 

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Housing Alliance Coalition (August 14, 2023)

1. Housing Coalition Report: 2023 Legislative Housing Policy & Funding Update. 2. Future Starts at Home: Constitution Amendment For Housing

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