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Noteworthy Past Community Events

 

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Apr 10, 2024 10:00 AM April 2024 Coalition for Rochester Area Housing Alliance (By Invitation) "Rural Trends 2024: Housing Supply and Demand" (Ben Winchester from the U of M Extension office) "Economic Vitality Funding Update" (Taryn Edens, City of Rochester) ('RAF', 'housing', 'openbeam', 'key')
Apr 09, 2024 10:00 AM RPS April 2024 Family Engagement Meeting Youth Voice & Student Leadership, with a presentation facilitated by Sarah-Louise Henry, RPS Coordinator of Youth Empowerment, Department of Equity and Engagement. ('RPS', 'diversity', 'rps', 'community', 'key', 'education')
Mar 25, 2024 04:30 PM CMRC March 25, 2024 Meeting Topics: University of Minnesota Rochester Campus & Climate Action Plan; Three Rivers Community Action, BIPOC Homeownership Mentor Outreach, CMRC Updates: ACHLA and Pamoja Women actions regarding Post Secondary assists ('diversity', 'openbeam', 'key', 'Diversity', 'CMRC')
Mar 23, 2024 07:00 PM Pamoja Women's Annual Iftar Dinner Please register to join Pamoja Women in a fast-breaking food sharing evening in the holy month of Ramadan. ('key', 'CMRC', 'community')
Mar 19, 2024 02:00 PM City and County Joint Meeting: A Coordinated Approach to Homelessness Receiving a presentation regarding several key areas of the Olmsted County/City of Rochester Homelessness System including roles, responsibilities and project updates from each organization; the development of a community response system; creating community vision; and the development of a nationally recognized community solutions tool known as Built for Zero. ('Housing', 'governance', 'community', 'key', 'homelessness')
Mar 14, 2024 07:30 AM March 2024 Health Assessment and Planning Partnership (HAPP) Meeting CredibleMind Platform Overview and Discussion; LGBTQIA+ Co-design Access to Care Work ('CHNA', 'community', 'Health/Wellness', 'Health', 'public sector work product', 'key', 'health work product')
Mar 13, 2024 12:00 PM DMC: March 2024 Equity Alliance-Equity Series Uncovering Rondo Community Land Trust and the Reparative Framework ('DMC', 'Diversity', 'Housing', 'key', 'CMRC')
Mar 13, 2024 10:00 AM March, 2024 Coalition for Rochester Area Housing Alliance (By Invitation) Topics: Building Affordably: Technology Park Case Study; 2023 Housing Coalition Accomplishments Review; Upcoming Events/Announcements: ('RAF', 'housing', 'openbeam', 'key')
Mar 12, 2024 10:00 AM RPS March 2024 Family Engagement Meeting RPS Family Engagement CAPE @ Gage Highlights; Presentation on RPS Mental Health for Families with Sarah Clarke, RPS Mental Health Coordinator ('RPS', 'diversity', 'rps', 'community', 'key', 'education')
Mar 07, 2024 02:00 PM United Way of Olmsted County: Community Involvement Session Join other BIPOC individuals to learn about ways to get involved in our community! ('Diversity', 'compassion', 'key', 'civic engagement', 'CMRC', 'united way')
Feb 27, 2024 04:00 PM Open Beam Presentation to Luther College Lectures: The Mutable City History and Place; The Promise of the City from a Beam perspective ('governance', 'America City for Health', 'openbeam', 'key', 'Education')
Feb 26, 2024 04:30 PM CMRC Feb 2024 Meeting Improve Educational Experience for Children of Incarcerated Parents, 2024 Respect, CMRC Future ('diversity', 'openbeam', 'key', 'Diversity', 'CMRC')
Feb 17, 2024 10:30 AM Black History Month - The Arts, Virtual Story Time Bring your kiddos and virtually join us for fun and empowering stories of Black Artists. ('arts', 'diversity', 'Culture', 'key', 'NAACP')
Feb 16, 2024 10:00 PM Feb 2024 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')
Feb 14, 2024 12:00 PM DMC: Feb 2024 Equity Alliance-Equity Series What can Rochester's local Black history teach us about how to center equity and racial justice today? What role does history play in how we understand and confront current issues of equity? Andre Crockett Sr. and Nicole Nfonoyim-Hara explore lessons from the new traveling exhibit Still We Rise: Rochester's Black Legacy. The exhibit is a showcase of the key leaders and events that have shaped the local community and its history. ('DMC', 'Diversity', 'Housing', 'key', 'CMRC')
Feb 14, 2024 10:00 AM Feb 14, 2024 Coalition for Rochester Area Housing Alliance (By Invitation) Senior Housing Presentation: Harvestview West Townhome Development; Housing Preservation Presentation: Residents of Old Town Hall Purchase & Plans ('RAF', 'Housing', 'openbeam', 'key', 'housing')
Feb 13, 2024 10:00 AM RPS Feb 2024 Family Engagement Meeting School Counseling and Family Engagement, with a presentation from Alex Higano, Lead School Counselor, and perspectives from RPS school counselors. ('RPS', 'diversity', 'rps', 'community', 'key', 'education')
Jan 19, 2024 05:30 PM 2024: The Year of Respect--Mission: Kick-Off We have two REMARKABLE guests plus a GREAT evening planned that will both bless and INSPIRE YOU. George Thompson back in the day was not allowed to attend High School with white students. Today George is one of Rochester's most respected citizens. To know George is to love the man...He is an INSPIRATION. Israel Rocha has an equally inspiring story. Within the past two years Israel went from a life long drug addict who was homeless to DRY, marrying his girl friend, uniting their family and 7 year old son PLUS gaining sobriety. His presence exudes valuing people of all kinds. The Rocha's now have an apartment and bless others. Other guests will lift your spirit as we talk about what will happen this year in 2024 Year of RESPECT. ('networking', 'key', 'civic engagement')
Jan 19, 2024 11:00 AM CMRC Interlock Meeting with RAEDI and SBDC/Rochester Introduce CMRC Purpose, Explore business case for CMRC and future collaboration potentials, ('CMRC', 'key')
Jan 17, 2024 03:30 PM City Council Study Session: Future Transformation in the city Potential for transformation throughout the city will be the topic of a two-part Rochester City Council discussion starting Wednesday. With Mayo Clinic planning a $5 billion investment with its “Bold. Forward. Unbound. in Rochester” initiative, city staff will be asking the council for direction amid continuing change in the city. ('key', 'governance')
Jan 10, 2024 12:00 PM DMC: January 2024 Equity Alliance-Equity Series 1. An overview of the City of Rochester’s and Destination Medical Center's adopted targeted business and workforce participation goals for 2024; 2. Equity in the Built Environment Program ('DMC', 'Diversity', 'Housing', 'key', 'CMRC')
Jan 10, 2024 10:00 AM January 10, 2024 Coalition for Rochester Area Housing Alliance (By Invitation) 2023 Real Estate Data and Permits in Review; Olmsted County Housing Programs Overview, MN Affordable Housing Summit Summary ('RAF', 'Housing', 'openbeam', 'key', 'housing')
Jan 09, 2024 10:00 AM RPS January 2024 Family Engagement Meeting Welcome: Meet parents and staff in person, enjoy refreshments (9:45-10:15) • Snapshot Spotlight on Host Site: Sunset Terrace Family Engagement Highlights (10:15-10:30) • Culturally responsive "Fostering Family Partnerships" interactive workshop led by Beth Martinez, Parent Advocate at Cradle to Career, and Khadija Ali, Parent Advisory Council Member and co-founder of Pamoja Women. (10:30-11:30) • Optional Tour of Sunset Terrace (11:30-11:45) ('RPS', 'diversity', 'rps', 'community', 'key', 'education')
Dec 19, 2023 02:00 PM Pop-Up Flu and Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic Pop-up Vaccination Clinic sponsored by Community Wellness Clinic, Chinese Community Center, Pandemic Responders, Homeland Health, Stay Safe MN. First 50 signups to get CDC incentive of $100. ('key', 'community health', 'cmrc', 'Covid')
Dec 14, 2023 07:30 AM 4Q 2023 December HAPP Meeting Improve health indicators definitions; Community Health Thoughts; 2021-2023 CHIP Recap; Collective Impacts; Mayo Clinic and OMG Updates ('CHNA', 'community', 'CHAP', 'Health', 'openbeam', 'key')
Dec 09, 2023 11:30 AM Journie: Graduation Class of Fall 2023 We have reached a milestone in our journey 🎓 RSVP to join us: journieproject@gmail.com. Our youth who suffer trauma in various ways have successfully completed the 8 Steps to Promotion Workshop. The workshop is an 8 week program that focuses on life skills. Despite the challenges they continue to face at home and in society they continued dedicating their time to personal growth. Because of that, we want to acknowledge their hard work and efforts by giving them memorable experiences outside of their local neighborhoods to expand their creative conscience. An investment in our youth is an investment in our future. Help us celebrate our local future leaders. Support our graduate field trip by donating to our GiveMN fundraiser link in our bio. This program is made possible by our amazing sponsors at @uwolmsted @125livemn ('youth', 'Education', 'diversity', 'key')
Dec 01, 2023 10:00 PM December 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')
Nov 22, 2023 12:00 PM DMC: November Equity Alliance-Equity Series Garfield Bowen Vice President of Social & Environmental Justice, 3M ('DMC', 'Diversity', 'Housing', 'key', 'CMRC')
Nov 11, 2023 04:30 PM ICAM: DIWALI CULTURAL EVENT Indian Cultural Association of Minnesota (ICAM), with the support of the Hindu Samaj Temple, will be organizing in person Diwali cultural event this year. This vibrant affair combines Music, Dance, and other attractions that have come to be intrinsically associated with Diwali. ('Diversity', 'Culture', 'openbeam', 'key', 'CMRC')
Nov 08, 2023 10:00 AM November 8, 2023 Coalition for Rochester Area Housing Alliance (By Invitation) Barriers to both rental and homeownership along with a great discussion. ('RAF', 'Housing', 'openbeam', 'key', 'housing')
Nov 03, 2023 12:00 PM CMRC Special Meeting: BUILD Up Trust Open meeting to gauge interests in coordinating NIH Build Up Trust Grant or future similar opportunities. ('mental health', 'Diversity', 'health', 'openbeam', 'key', 'CMRC')
Oct 25, 2023 12:00 PM DMC: October Equity Alliance-Equity Series Data-informed tools to drive racial equity and inclusion within organizations: the Racial Equity Dividends Indices ('DMC', 'Diversity', 'Housing', 'key', 'CMRC')
Oct 23, 2023 04:30 PM October 23, 2023 CMRC Meeting Topics Include: NIH Build UP Trust Challenge, Protect Minnesota, City of Rochester Sales Tax, RCTC CTE Feedback, Olmsted County Park Co-design ('Diversity', 'CMRC', 'key')
Oct 22, 2023 02:30 PM Isaiah: October 2023 Rochester Area Summit Summit of neighbors, leaders, and elected officials. We're expecting 200 attendees so far and 13 elected officials serving in the city, county, school board, and state legislature! ('faith', 'ISAIAH', 'cmrc', 'key')
Oct 17, 2023 10:00 AM NIH Build UP Trust Grant Webinar The Build UP Trust Challenge will host a live Q&A Webinar at noon Eastern Time on Tuesday, October 17, 2023. During the webinar, we will provide an overview of the competition, walk through the website, and answer questions. ('co-design', 'health', 'openbeam', 'key', 'Diversity')
Oct 11, 2023 10:00 AM October 11, 2023 Coalition for Rochester Area Housing Alliance (By Invitation) Zumbro Ridge Estate 5-Year Updates; Local Real Estate Update; Community Organizations Looking for Housing; Round Table from Members ('RAF', 'Housing', 'openbeam', 'key', 'housing')
Oct 10, 2023 10:00 AM RPS October 10, 2023 Monthly District Family Engagement Meeting Family Engagement with Special Education ('rps', 'education', 'diversity', 'youth', 'openbeam', 'key', 'Education', 'cmrc')
Oct 03, 2023 07:00 AM Unite Way of Olmsted County Annual Meeting DMC Equitable Development; Social Determinants of Health; MN LT. Governor, Peggy Flanagan, RPS Superintendent, Dr. Kent Pakel; Community Schools Student Perspective ('united way', 'key')
Sep 28, 2023 03:30 PM Olmsted County SHIP Open House To showcase 28 Olmsted County's Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) Projects ('community health', 'Health', 'key')
Sep 27, 2023 12:00 PM DMC: September Equity Alliance-Equity Series Enhancing equitable housing opportunities through community initiatives and collaboration by JoMarie Leth Morris Executive Director, Coalition for Rochester Area Housing ('DMC', 'Diversity', 'Housing', 'key', 'CMRC')
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', 'key', 'Diversity', 'cmrc')
Sep 20, 2023 06:30 PM In the City for Good: City Administrator Alison Zelms How city government works, current issues, and public engagement. Location: Christ United Methodist Church, 400 5th Av SW (enter at the 5th Av doors) ('key', 'governance')
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 14, 2023 07:30 AM 3Q 2023 September HAPP Meeting CHAP Communications Project Recap; CHIP Collective Impact Update; Core Agency Updates; Community Announcements and Sharing ('CHNA', 'community', 'CHAP', 'Health', 'openbeam', 'key')
Sep 13, 2023 10:00 AM September 13, 2023 Coalition for Rochester Area Housing Alliance (By Invitation) State Housing Tax Credit Program and Contribution Fund, Local Option Sales Tax ('RAF', 'Housing', 'openbeam', 'key', 'housing')
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', 'Culture', 'openbeam', 'key', 'Education', 'cmrc')
Sep 06, 2023 03:30 PM FSR: DEED - Digital Opportunity Plan Public Comments Age-Friendly Olmsted County -- DEED Digital Opportunity Plan Review ('aging', 'Civic Equity', 'tech', 'key')
Aug 23, 2023 12:00 PM August 2023 DMC: Let’s Spill the T.E.A. How Transformative Equity Analysis can unveil critical insights and elevate organizational efficacy. ('DMC', 'Diversity', 'CMRC', 'key')
Aug 17, 2023 04:30 PM CMRC August 17 2023 Meeting How to use tech platforms to bring visibility and revenue. CMRC Updates: Engagements - RCTC/Perkins, NIH ComPASS grant scoring, NIH Build UP Trust Challenge, Mayo Clinic: Social Health Impact Digital Innovation, CMRC Future, Member Announcements ('diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'welcoming', 'CMRC', 'openbeam', 'key', 'Diversity', 'cmrc')
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