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Organization: Third Judicial District - Equal Justice Committee

Sector: Government Agency

Organization Mission: To work collaboratively across the Judicial Branch to advance efforts to eliminate bias from court operations, promote equal access to the court, and inspire a high level of trust and public confidence in the Minnesota Judicial Branch.

 

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In June 2010, the Minnesota Judicial Council authorized formation of the Committee for Equality and Justice (CEJ).

 
To accomplish this mission, the Committee is charged with:

  1. Recommending diversity and inclusion education programs and course materials for judges and Judicial Branch employees;
  2. Promoting diversity and inclusion in the Judicial Branch employment and in appointments to Judicial Branch committees and boards to reflect the population served by the Judicial Branch;
  3. Making recommendations for improvement in court processes, procedures and policies  as they relate to race, gender, ethnicity, age, disability, socioeconomic status, religion, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by law; and
  4. Assisting district Equal Justice Committees in their work at the local level, and providing assistance in outreach efforts to the communities they serve.
Assisting district Equal Justice Committees in their work at the local level, and providing assistance in outreach efforts to the communities they serve.Membership for the Committee for Equality and Justice is reflective of the state’s geographic and demographic diversity. It is comprised of 27 individuals who are justice system partners, attorneys, court employees, judges and members of the public. 
 

 

 

 


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Status Reports / News 
Related PlanScape Status on: Best Practice, Business Process, Diversity and Inclusion, Public Safety

August 24, 2016 openBEAM.net: Third Judicial District - Equal Justice Committee is working with Diversity Council on annual assessment

Good to see that Third Judicial District is working with Diversity Council to hold townhall sessions. The work might remedy the lack of content from the district in 2015 MN statewide report.

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July 02, 2022: Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization 2022 Communication

(A) 2Q2022: June, May, April message and report; (B): 1Q 2022 (1) TB report and message (2) An apprenticeship readiness program is now recruiting women, people of color and veterans for careers in the construction industry. (3) Bloomberg news

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June 29, 2022: Vaccines Protect Our Families

Information Series Article 2: Vaccines Protect Our Families

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June 24, 2022: Mobility Updates change proposals

May 2022; February 2022 and November 2021 Rapid Transit Updates and Upcoming milestones presented to DMCC. 

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June 08, 2022: MN Frontline worker application portal now open

To thank those Minnesotans who worked on the frontlines during the COVID-19 peacetime emergency, Gov. Tim Walz signed Frontline Worker Payments into law April 29, 2022, enabling those workers to apply for Frontline Worker Pay. Application dates are June 8 through July 22, 2022.
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June 03, 2022: Olmsted County Health Assessment and Planning Partnership (HAPP)

Residents can help Olmsted County identify top community health issues.

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May 19, 2022: Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative (BHCL)

(1) Bloomberg News (local infrastructure Hub (2) Keep it local grant recognized by Bloomberg

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May 13, 2022: Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN)

The McKnight Foundation and MCN are excited to open nominations for the 2022 Virginia McKnight Binger Unsung Hero Awards - with recipients each receiving $10,000! 

 

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May 09, 2022: Building and deploying power

CMRC is about changing power dynamics:. Citizen University provides some ideas about power and how to deploy citizenship power. 

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May 09, 2022: Community Co-Design Toolkit

As a member of the Community for Health Steering Committee and piloting the use of co-designing in the Discovery Walk project, OpenBeam participated in developing the Community Co-Design Toolkit as a guide for other community projects to consider and adopt a co-design process to maximize inclusive engagement. 

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May 02, 2022: Housing Alliance Coalition

Olmsted County and the City of Rochester commit to federal housing solutions effort, House America. 

 

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Impacts

The work of this organization may have impacts on the following areas:

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Lvl 1: Best Practice ; Business Process ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Public Safety

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Known Collaborators

Onboard Collaborators: Diversity Council

 

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

Steady

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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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