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Cradle to Career

Every child and young adult succeeds cradle to career, through shared purpose, alignment and accountability among community partners This is the purpose of the Cradle to Career initiative in Rochester, Minnesota. Education is a powerful strategy to improve educational outcomes resulting in healthy individuals, families and community who have economic stability with productive careers and contribute positively to a civic and equitable society.

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Project Information

About the project

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

Develop Phase


Impacts

PlanScape Impacts :

Level 1: Children & Youth, Diversity and Inclusion, Education, Workforce Development

Level 2: African American, Disable, Education, Society, C2C: 3rd Grade Reading, C2C: 8th Grade Math, C2C: Post-Secondary, C2C: Workforce Participation, Higher-Education, Best Practice, Business Process, Civic Engagement, Children & Youth, Governance/Public Policy

DMC Impacts:

Livable City, Health & Wellness, Education/Learning Environment

Community Health Impacts:

Diabetes, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Mental Health, Obesity, Substance Use


Collaborators

Contact: Jerome Ferson ; Email: cradle2career2017@gmail.com ; Phone: TBD

Lead Organization: United Way of Olmsted County and Rotary Clubs of Rochester

Known/Likely Collaborators: Boys and Girls Club of Rochester ; City of Rochester, MN ; County of Olmsted, MN ; Diversity Council ; Families First (Fomerly: Child Care Resource and Referral) ; GRAUC (Greater Rochester Advocates for Universities and Colleges) ; IBM Volunteers (Previously Known as On Demand Community) ; Jeremiah Program ; Mayo Clinic ; Rochester Area Family Y ; Rochester Area Foundation ; Rochester Chamber of Commerce Foundation ; Rochester Community & Technical College ; Rochester Public Library ; Rochester Public Schools ; Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce ; Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation ; Spark (Formerly Minnesota Children's Museum - Rochester) ; The Reading Center ; United Way of Olmsted County ; University of Minnesota Rochester ; Winona State Rochester ; Workforce Development Inc

Potential Collaborators:


Related Projects

AVID: advancement via individual determination implementation in RPS ; America’s Community for Health ; BRIDGES TO A GREAT CAREER ; Closing referral disparities (resolution agreement with Office of Civil Rights) ; Expanding Career and Technical Education Center (C-TECH) Building ; Head Start ; Identification and intervention for adverse childhood experiences in our local community - A Study ; IncubatorEdu at RPS ; Maintain and Evolve the 2016 Rochester/Olmsted County Compass Points (Community Dashboard) ; Parents Are Important In Rochester (PAIIR) ; Pathways in Technology Early College High (P-TECH) ; Rochester Public Schools Strategic Plan ; Targeted Business, Workforce Participation and Prevailing Wage Strategies ; World's Best Workforce ; Youth & Whole Family Training System ; Youth Mediation in Rochester Public Schools

 

 

 

Key Status Reports


Key reports on: Cradle to Career


April 22, 2020 : C2C 2020 Annual Report

C2C Annual Report


February 22, 2018 : Cradle to Career 2018 Launch Feb 22, 2018 Meeting

At the February 22 meeting, the following information was shared. 


June 12, 2017 : Cradle to Career Newsletter

Welcome to the first Cradle to Career Newsletter Keeping you informed of the progress and status of our work. First a brief recap. The Cradle to Career Rotary committee convened in July,



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Key reports on: Cradle to Career


April 22, 2020 : C2C 2020 Annual Report

C2C Annual Report


February 22, 2018 : Cradle to Career 2018 Launch Feb 22, 2018 Meeting

At the February 22 meeting, the following information was shared. 


June 12, 2017 : Cradle to Career Newsletter

Welcome to the first Cradle to Career Newsletter Keeping you informed of the progress and status of our work. First a brief recap. The Cradle to Career Rotary committee convened in July,


 

Misc reports on: Cradle to Career


March 02, 2020 Cradle to Career

Feb news, Jan. Updates to RPS Board

 

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October 16, 2018 Cradle to Career publishes community report

Cradle to Career published Community Report and recruiting Collaborative Action Network (CAN) conveners for Kindergarten Readiness and On-Time Graduation.

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August 24, 2017 Cradle to Career Second Newsletter (July 2017)

Second newsletter:  "Organizations involved in planning have committed additional resources to bring StriveTogether back on August 31 to help us complete our recommendations for a shared backbone structure to sustain this work across the community over time."

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Key Beam Reports on:

Children & Youth, Diversity and Inclusion, Education, Workforce Development  

January 14, 2021: 2021 - 2023 Community Health Improvement Plan

Coalition of Community Health Improvement (CHIP) releasing 2021-2023 health improvement plan. 

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December 10, 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 19, 2020: Mental Health Well-being During COVID

MN Children's Cabinet Info and Info shared by April Sutor, Family Service Rochester: MDH Shared Resources: Check out MDH websites for resources on mental well-being during COVID. Sites may be updated frequently.

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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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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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April 25, 2020: COVID-19 Survey and Resource List

In the last month we have seen an influx of challenges and barriers affecting our API communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the challenges we are hearing from our communities is the closure of schools and the implementation of distance learning.

 As of this current school year, Asian American students make up 6.9% of students enrolled in Minnesota. In the last month, we have heard that language access, technology challenges, and financial burdens have presented barriers not only for students to be successful in the classroom, but also for parents who wish to be involved in their children’s education. This has led our communities to face unique barriers to full and equal participation in learning and instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 In response to this issue, the Council has created a community survey to identify ongoing barriers experienced by API families during distance learning. The purpose of this survey is to collect data collect to inform the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) on areas for improvement and best practices with API students during the distance learning period.

 With this in mind, we ask for your participation in helping us to widely distribute this survey to community members to ensure that their voices are heard by MDE officials. The survey will be open for community response between Monday, April 27th – Friday, May 8th. 

 During this time of COVID-19, we understand that many organizations have limited capacity, and greatly appreciate any support you can provide in getting this survey out to families.  Our simple ask to you is your help in sending out the survey to community members using email and social media. If you can make this small commitment, please confirm by responding to this email. Once we receive your confirmation we will follow-up with language templates and guidance to send out the surveys. Thank you all and we all wish your loved ones well.

 Please if you have any questions you can contact me, or our Research Assistant Daniel Yang, at daniel.y.yang@state.mn.us.

 Sincerely,

 Anjuli Cameron 

 Anjuli Mishra Cameron, M.S. | Research Director

Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans | 658 Cedar Street, Suite 160 | St. Paul, Minnesota 55155

(651) 757-1742 |  (507) 649-1157 | anjuli.cameron@state.mn.us |mn.gov/capm

 

 

 

Looking for additional resources during the COVID-19 outbreak? 


 

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April 22, 2020: TPT Census 2020 Videos In Multiple Languages

TPT videos to help dispel myths about the census and to help the community see why filling out the census is critical we have created videos in Somali, Hmong, Spanish, and English. 

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March 12, 2020: Health Assessment and Planning

March 2020 Olmsted County Health Assessment & Planning Process (HAPP) Meeting Recap

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February 18, 2020: Federal Reserve Bank quality education initiative

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis invitation to support constitutional amendment to guarantee a quality education for all of our state's  children.  

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