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Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)

 

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Organization: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)

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Organization Mission: The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is the state's principal economic development agency. DEED programs promote business recruitment, expansion, and retention; international trade; workforce development; and community development. Learn what DEED is all about and the ways we help job seekers, businesses and communities.

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Related PlanScape Status on: Diversity and Inclusion, Education, Workforce Development

March 30, 2020 TBD: Important Update on Applying for Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Minnesota's Unemployment Insurance team members are processing more applications for unemployment benefits than ever before. It is our top priority to process applications efficiently and effectively, and to ensure that we can deliver for Minnesotans in this time of need.

To ensure our system can handle the increased activity we are experiencing, we are asking that *new* unemployment insurance applicants apply online on an assigned day, based on your social security number (SSN).

If you need to apply for unemployment benefits for the first time, please refer to the schedule below to learn when you are scheduled to apply. You will only be allowed to apply on your assigned day - or on Thursday or Friday if you missed your assigned day.

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March 22, 2020 openBeam.net: U.S. SBA Disaster Loans Available

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loans now available

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone in our economy, but we know small businesses have been particularly hard hit. That’s why Governor Walz requested an Economic Injury Disaster Loan declaration from the SBA earlier this week.

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March 19, 2020 openBeam.net: SBA Low Interest Loans Announcement

Helping Minnesota Businesses during COVID-19 Starting soon businesses can apply for SBA low interest loans.

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May 28, 2021: Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan

2021-05-28 News: Msg from JJ,;  May 2021 TB Report;  ACG pledge , 

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May 27, 2021: Discovery Walk

March 2021 DMCC approval for Bid

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April 27, 2021: Minnesota Compass

OpenBeam presentation at MN Compass, RPL workshop

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April 13, 2021: Press Release on Death of Daunte Wright

NAACP Rochester's Press Release on Death of Daunte Wright. 

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April 13, 2021: City Council NLC Racial Equity Study Session

4/12 City Council NLC Racial Equity in Local Government Study Session. 

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April 07, 2021: How to approach a DEI improvement project

 Use the Listen, Learn and Act model to support new DEI leaders in our community. 

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March 22, 2021: NAACP, Rochester Chapter Hosting Three Spring Events

  Three NAACP events: Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry Forum, The Page Amendment, COVID 19:  A Health Forum 

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March 19, 2021: Confront and Combat Anti-Asian Racisms

  Messages from: (1) CAAL  (2) CAPM confronting racisms against Asian Americans.  

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March 17, 2021: City of Rochester, MN Study Session on DEI

Rochester City Council session on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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March 07, 2021: City of Rochester, MN - Covid Impacts and Branding

(1) Study Session (2) Covid Impact  (3) Unify branding of City departments and teammates

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March 02, 2021: Racism and the Economy -- Federal Reserve Series

Understanding the implications of structural racism in America's economy. 

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Lvl 1: Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; Workforce Development

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Organization Life Cycle Assessment (Pause, Startup, Steady, Isolated Impact, Collective Impact  Unknown)

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  • 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.

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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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