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Diversity Council Civic Equity Focus Area

Civic Equity is the realization of a society where all individuals receive equitable access to resources, protections, and opportunities. Each person enjoys: (a) equal treatment under law, both through law enforcement and the judicial system; (b) equitable access to and representation in the political process; and (c) equal opportunity to engage in the design of and benefit from inclusive public policy.

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Project Information

About the project

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

Available Phase


Impacts

PlanScape Impacts :

Level 1: Caring Relationship, Civic Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion, Legal Services, Public Safety

Level 2:

DMC Impacts:

Community Health Impacts:


Collaborators

Contact: Dee Sabol ; Email: dees@diversitycouncil.org ; Phone: (507) 282-9951

Lead Organization: Diversity Council Board

Known/Likely Collaborators: Diversity Council ; Rochester for Justice ; Third Judicial District - Equal Justice Committee

Potential Collaborators:


Related Projects

Allies & Advocates ; Art of Hosting (aka: Art of Participatory Leadership) ; Community Leaders Creating Change ; Mobil Video Recorder Policy ; Ready to Lead ; Rochester Police Department Expansion (More Space and Staff) ; Social Justice Coalition

 

 

Detailed Description

 

The Diversity Council establishes and/or maintains relationships with crucial entities at the local, state, and regional level that impact its Civic Equity focus areas, and provides resources and activities for individual development and participation in thoughtful and deliberate civic action. Its activities include environmental scanning, assessment, interpretation, and implementation of actions related to civic participation and inclusive government.

 

 

 

Key Status Reports


 

All Reports


 


Related PlanScape Status

Caring Relationship, Civic Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion, Legal Services, Public Safety  

November 20, 2020: Diversity Council Newsletters with COVID-19 Info

Inlight of all that is going on throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Diversity Council wants to remain a connector and convener for all those in need throughout our community. If you are aware of valuable information and resources, please email info@diversitycouncil.org and we will do our best to increase awareness.

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November 20, 2020: Co-designing of Discovery Walk Concept

Summary of Co-design of Discovery Walk and Codify the co-design process

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November 16, 2020: Diversity Council coordinating Conservation Corp teams

Diversity Council is coordinating an ask to the City of Rochester for Conservation Funds.  

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November 03, 2020: Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES) Galllery

 Yesterday OpenBeam.net via Minnesota Humanities Center (MDH)  got to know about this amazing Latinx organization. The following is a gallery of some of its activities. 

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October 30, 2020: The Village Community Garden & Learning Center a recipient of the 2020 PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation grant

 Congratulation to the Village Community Garden & Learning Center being named a recipient of the 2020 PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation grant. 

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October 19, 2020: Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC)

Through the Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Funds, MHC will award grants to American Indians and nonprofit organizations led by Native peoples, and immigrants and nonprofit organizations led by immigrants.

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October 06, 2020: HGA (Rochester Location) United Way Campaign D/I emphasis

HGA, Rochester engaging with Diversity Council 2020 to explore Human Library collaboration. 

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September 22, 2020: Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) Major Milestone

(1) City Council approved ICI Resolution (2) City Council Study Session on ICI Index  

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August 30, 2020: SE MN Together: Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion SE Minnesota

Convening conversation on how our region can work together to be a welcoming region. 

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Last modified by support on 2018/10/14
Created by support on 2017/03/22

 

 

 

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.
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