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 Following is a Sample of workforce development related events

Start Date Title Tags
Apr 04, 2024 06:00 PM 2025 Minnesota Joint Disparity Study Public Forum 2 ('diversity', 'Entrepreneurship')
Apr 02, 2024 12:30 PM 2025 Minnesota Joint Disparity Public Forum 1 ('Diversity', 'Entrepreneurship')
Mar 06, 2024 11:30 AM March 6, 2024: RAEDI Annual Meeting ('Entrepreneurship',)
Feb 16, 2024 10:00 AM AAPI Economic Development Summit, Part II ('transportation', 'transit', 'Diversity', 'Entrepreneurship')
Feb 15, 2024 04:00 PM DEED and Other Small Business Resources for a Free Small Business Event ('education', 'community engagement', 'Entrepreneurship')
Feb 01, 2024 09:30 AM Feb 1, 2024 DMCC Board Meeting ('EDA', 'key', 'Entrepreneurship')
Dec 01, 2023 03:00 PM Mayo Clinic Walleye Tank Life Science Pitch Competition ('America City for Health', 'STEM', 'Entrepreneurship')
Nov 18, 2023 08:30 AM Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit - The 16th Annual National IES ('Entrepreneurship',)
Nov 17, 2023 09:30 AM November 17, 2023 DMCC Board Meeting ('EDA', 'key', 'Entrepreneurship')
Nov 16, 2023 06:00 PM SBDC: How Do I Start a Business - Session 6 ('cmrc', 'Entrepreneurship')
Nov 09, 2023 06:00 PM SBDC: How Do I Start a Business - Session 5 ('cmrc', 'Entrepreneurship')
Nov 02, 2023 06:00 PM SBDC: How Do I Start a Business - Session 4 ('cmrc', 'Entrepreneurship')
Oct 26, 2023 06:00 PM SBDC: How Do I Start a Business - Session 3 ('cmrc', 'Entrepreneurship')
Oct 25, 2023 08:00 AM Next Level Conference: Inspiring Beginnings ('Education', 'Diversity', 'Entrepreneurship')
Oct 12, 2023 06:00 PM SBDC: How Do I Start a Business - Session 2 ('cmrc', 'Entrepreneurship')
Oct 05, 2023 06:00 PM SBDC: How Do I Start a Business - Session 1 ('cmrc', 'Entrepreneurship')
Sep 28, 2023 05:30 PM SBDC: Setting & Adjusting Pricing ('cmrc', 'Entrepreneurship')
Sep 28, 2023 09:30 AM September 28, 2023 DMCC Board Meeting ('EDA', 'key', 'Entrepreneurship')
Sep 21, 2023 04:00 PM 2023 Destination Medical Center’s Annual Meeting ('DMC', 'Entrepreneurship')
Aug 26, 2023 10:00 AM Pamoja Women Cultural Day ('Diversity', 'CMRC', 'Entrepreneurship')
Aug 25, 2023 06:40 PM The Health Bridge: US-China Health Industry Innovation Cooperation Conference ('STEM', 'Entrepreneurship')
Jul 28, 2023 10:30 AM Mayo Clinic Platform_Accelerate Cohort 3 Showcase ('STEM', 'Entrepreneurship')
Jul 18, 2023 03:00 PM DBE Barriers Study Capacity-Builders Workshop Part 2 (By Invitation) ('Diversity', 'Entrepreneurship')
Jul 12, 2023 08:30 AM Collider: 5 Steps to Starting a Business in Minnesota ('commerce', 'networking', 'community engagement', 'Entrepreneurship')
Jul 11, 2023 03:00 PM DBE Barriers Study Capacity-Builders Workshop Part 1 (By Invitation) ('Diversity', 'Entrepreneurship')
Jun 23, 2023 06:00 PM SBA Business Network ('networking', 'Entrepreneurship')
May 25, 2023 09:30 AM May 25, 2023 DMCC Board Meeting ('EDA', 'Entrepreneurship')
May 17, 2023 08:30 AM Eggs and Issues: Workforce and the Talent Pipeline ('workforce',)
Apr 24, 2023 08:00 AM 2023 E1 Summit & Expo ('Diversity', 'Entrepreneurship')
Apr 17, 2023 03:30 PM Rochester City Council Study Session: Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Barriers Study ('key', 'Entrepreneurship')
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Two types of event information being shared in the following:

1. A list of Beam aware upcoming community events of all types. 

2. A list of noteworthy past events that have one or more of the following contents: presentation slides, video recordings as well as takeaways. 

Upcoming Events
Journie: Open Road Workshop Apr 16, 2024 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM — RCTC Heintz Center
Community Involvement Session: Candidate Training Apr 17, 2024 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM — United Way of Olmsted County
Panel Session for Still We Rise: Rochester’s Black Legacy Apr 19, 2024 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM — Rochester Area Foundation- 12 Elton Hills Drive
April 19, 2024 The Power of Encouragement Apr 19, 2024 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
CMRC April 22, 2024 Meeting Apr 22, 2024 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM — Virtual on Teams
DMC 2024 Real Estate Developer and Investment Summit Apr 24, 2024 09:30 AM - 02:00 PM — Mayo Civic Center, Suite 110-113 30 Civic Center Dr. SE
Skills for Disagreeing Better Convened by Braver Angels, MPR and UMR Apr 24, 2024 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM — Chateau Theatre 15 1st Street Southwest Rochester, MN 55902
In the City for Good: Cradle to Career Apr 25, 2024 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM — Christ United Methodist Church , 400 5th Av SW
Free Dermatology Clinic By ZVMS Apr 27, 2024 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM — Zumbro Lutheran Church, 624 Third Av. SW Rochester, MN 55902
2024 Rochester Area Volunteer Fair Apr 30, 2024 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM — 125 Live, 125 Elton Hills Dr VW, ROchester, MN 55901
Upcoming events…
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Developing and Executing on Cradle to Career Plan

Cradle 2 Career (C2C), Rochester Public Schools (RPS), and Arch to Philanthropy are launching a College Coordinator Pilot to provide College Based Organizations (CBOs) resources for College Readiness.

Last Updated April 02, 2024

Equity in the Built Environment (Bloomberg)

1. Part of Feb 26, 2024 City Council Study Session on DEI: Presentation Slides include actions and measures to City Council Study Session and Link to City Council video 

2. Career Opportunities for Women of Color

Last Updated April 01, 2024

Workforce Development Inc

Application Due April 5, 2024: Workforce Development, Inc. is seeking a friendly and professional Career Navigator to join our team.  

Last Updated March 27, 2024

Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation

Grant Opportunities: 

Due April 17, 2024 Community Asset Building and Health and Wellness Priorities Grants

Due March 5, 2024 Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation seeking applications for Early Literacy Grants

Last Updated March 26, 2024

City of Rochester: 2020 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Action Plan

City Council Approved Requests for City Council Approval of two DEI Contracts: 

Contract 1: 2024: Professional Development: Cultural Humility Series $41.3K; 

Contact 2 : Critical Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Audit ($30K); Cultural Humility Professional Development Series: Digging Deeper $13.5K ;  

Video clip of council discussions and voting and related info about GoodEnough.

Last Updated March 21, 2024

National Institutes of Health Common Fund

We invite community organizations and partners who expressed interest in the Community Partnerships to Advance Science for Society (ComPASS) initiative to participate at no cost in several opportunities hosted by CEACR.

Last Updated March 20, 2024

Update Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) Index

Comment at the 3/18/2024 City Council Meeting:

To act on September 21, 2020 council resolutions for the city staff to develop a Intercultural City action plan.  

Last Updated March 19, 2024

Planning To Succeed: Rochester 2040 Comprehensive Plan (P2S)

P2S Implementation Report

P2S Update Request for Proposal 

Last Updated March 18, 2024

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)

Funding Opportunities: DEI for Small Employers, Targeted Populations Capacity Building

Employer subsidies: 1. The state of Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) program offers grants to help train or retrain your workforce.; .2. New Minnesota Fund Reimburses Employers for Costs of Reasonable Accommodations

Last Updated March 13, 2024

Rochester Area Nonprofit Consortium

 Rochester Nonprofit Consortium (The Consortium) is seeking proposals for event planning and implementation services. 

Last Updated March 12, 2024

University of Minnesota Rochester

DMCC Board November 17, 2023 Meeting UMR Update

Presentation Slides

Video Recording

Last Updated March 12, 2024

West Transit Village

September DMCC Board Status: NTH to run a developer selection process with Mayo

2024-03-10 Added Video Clip Loop of Sep 2022 DMCC board meeting

Last Updated March 10, 2024

Maintain and Evolve the 2016 Rochester/Olmsted County Compass Points (Community Dashboard)

In the public comments portion of the May 25, 2023 DMCC Board meeting, Al Lun reminded DMCC Board the need to update the DMC Metrics Dashboard per Tax revenue metrics September 2019 memo

2024-03-10 added YouTube video clip 

Sep 20, 2019 Memo to DMCC Board  about DMC Dashboard to be updated twice a year

Tax revenue metrics

Last Updated March 10, 2024

Rochester-Area Economic Development Inc (RAEDI)

2023 Annual Report



Last Updated March 07, 2024

Housing Alliance Coalition


Feb 26 City Council Study Session Housing Portion: Economic Development Incentives for Housing

Video Clip

Presentation Slides

Last Updated March 07, 2024

City of Rochester, MN

DEI Presentation Topics: Language Access and Accessibility; Equity in the Built Environment; 2024 Initiatives

Economic Development Incentives for Housing

Mayor Updates: Black History Month, Luther College: Mutable City; International Relations Committee

Last Updated March 04, 2024

County of Olmsted, MN

Reorganization: Olmsted County announces changes to advisory boards for human services and human rights.

“This new model positions us to better learn from our residents and address community needs.”

Open Beam Comments : Accountability of actions and results


Last Updated March 04, 2024

Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization

1Q 2024:

Feb 2024 - Admin Message, TBE Report

Jan 2024: Admin Message, TBE Report

Special callouts 

Last Updated March 01, 2024

Rochester Public Schools Strategic Plan


Best Practices in Recruitment and Project Management Appointments

John Marshall Black Student Union:

African and African American students are sometimes viewed by their white peers as a monolithic group with identical life experiences.

Last Updated March 01, 2024

ARCH to Philanthropy

Feb 23 2024 CMRC Conversation with Arch Opportunity on Post Secondary Education for BIPOC youth:

Funding and Collaboration opportunities

Last Updated February 26, 2024