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Rochester Public Library's Community Networks Website

Rochester Public Library's website with links to various Olmsted County resources.

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Project Information

About the project

Impacts: 

Networking, Technology Enablement   Education/Learning Environment  

Project Phase: 

Available

Collaborators

Contact: Susan Hansen ; Email: susan@rochester.lib.mn.us ; Phone: 507.328.2370

Lead Organization: Rochester Public Library

Collaborators: Rochester Public Library

Related Projects

America’s City for Health ; Community Beam to enable community collaboration ; Diversity Newsletter Collections ; Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement ; Rochester Y Community Health Living Index Assessment (CHLI)

 

Detailed Description

 

 

Status/News

 


Related PlanScape Status

Networking, Technology Enablement  

June 23, 2019: Rochester Community & Technical College Compassion/Equity

Minutes from June 4th, 2019, compassion/equity scheduling workshop

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June 21, 2019: IBM Corporate Citizenship Survey Results

Message from IBM  Vice President & Global Head, IBM Corporate Social Responsibility regarding IBM Corporate Citizenship Survey Results

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April 11, 2019: OpenBeam April 2019 News

Attended Sustainability's  Arrive Rochester meeting about ride sharing presentation. Learn more them and their positioning in DMC Transportation notion of Transit Management.  Added the Arrive Rochester organization to Community Beam registry. Rediscovered this letter to DMCC and now wondering if the consultant is being paid  400K per year. 

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January 14, 2019: Rochester Area Volunteer Meeting Calendar

2019 Meeting Calendar and List of agencies participated in April 12, 2018 Community Volunteer Fair.

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January 12, 2019: Open Beam: A "For Purpose" Entity Enterprise

OpenBeam (being evolved by Al Lun and Erik Lundquist) is exploring to use the PowerShift extension of Holacracy to build out a for-purpose organization that features radically transparent organizational structure designed to be devoid of traditional territorial, ego-centric, command-and-control bureaucratic structure. 

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October 02, 2018: Greater Rochester Non-Profit Partners (GRNPP) Formal Alliance Proposal

Announcing Rochester Area Nonprofit Consortium Forum November 13, 2018 and info on prior webinars to formally kick off this work. A number of members of the Greater Rochester Non-Profit Partners (GRNPP) are proposing a formal alliance framework.

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April 01, 2018: CNG Steering Committee Members Letter to Rochester City Council and Mayor

CNG Steering Committee members have sent to each member of the council, the mayor, and the city administrator the following letter that supports the inclusion of the core principles of health and wellness, as well as social equity and environmental justice. 

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January 28, 2018: openBEAM.net Projects Status

We are forming and expanding a team to help area non-profits to better utilize their IT infrastructure.

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July 31, 2017: CNG housing message reframing workgroup

Per the June 22, 2017 CNG meeting, Dee Sabol and Sheila Kiscadan will be leading a workgroup to develop a housing advocay message in a format that follows The FrameWorks Institute guidance. Please contact them if you wish to participate in the workgroup.

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Last modified by allnode on 2019/03/14
Created by support on 2018/03/09

Site Information
Beam
  • For the commercial sector, we tend to register startup activities (new companies and new commercial projects) that bring diversification and high-impact opportunities to the area.
  • For the non-profit sector, we wish to shine light on all the organizations and services that otherwise labor under relative obscurity.
  • Our hope is that dmcbeam.org will encourage cross-sector collaborations and creative solutions.

While there are a number of registries in the community, dmcbeam.org's  distinct value is to pilot a database with a data structure and categorizations that answer the questions such as: What organizations or projects/programs in our community that have purported relevance with some of the over-arching focuses put forward by initiatives such as DMC, J2G and Health Improvements?

This database could be used as one of the ways to explore the capacities of the community. If you are someone on an exploratory journey to learn about the greater Rochester community. dmcbeam.org could be an interesting first step.

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.
Links
Links to Beam and beam sub-sites: