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Noteworthy Past Community Events


The following are events that OpenBeam has either attended or wish it had. 


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Start Date Title Description Tags
May 27, 2023 01:00 PM May RPL: Coming to the Table Circles | Previledge Join diversity and equity leaders from Olmsted County and the City of Rochester in a healing circle which offers a safe space to explore issues of cultural differences. ('Diversity', 'openbeam')
May 19, 2023 10:00 PM May Bi-Monthly Community Co-Design Meeting (By Invitation) Welcome to our second Co-Design Meeting. In this meeting, we will 1) offer updates on trainings, including the recently concluded first cohort of co-design facilitators, 2) share up and coming co- design trainings and events, 3) hear from co-design facilitator graduates, and 4) review and discuss a recently completed co-design project. ('diversity', 'DMC', 'co-design', 'openbeam')
May 18, 2023 04:30 PM CMRC May 2023 Meeting Three Rivers Affordable Housing Projects; Intercultural Center overview; CMRC Projects (ComPASS, RCTC/Perkins, Future of CMRC); partners updates ('diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'welcoming', 'CMRC', 'openbeam', 'Diversity', 'cmrc')
May 10, 2023 10:00 AM May 10, 2023 Coalition for Rochester Area Housing Alliance (By Invitation) Project sharing ('RAF', 'Housing', 'housing', 'openbeam')
May 09, 2023 10:00 AM RPS: May 9, 2023 Monthly District Family Engagement Meeting Success Sharing from Sites (10:00-10:10) Spotlight on Host Site: Gage Family Engagement (10:10-10:30) Topics inlcude: Mary Beth Magyar and SEMAC Grants; Amy Ward and the BRIDGE Collaborative; Title I LEA Districtwide Work; Survey, Announcements, and Closure for the School Year; Optional Tour of Gage with Julie McLaren ('rps', 'education', 'diversity', 'youth', 'openbeam', 'Education', 'cmrc')
May 04, 2023 07:00 PM Co-Design Facilitator Cohort Graduation Celebrating the graduation of 2023 cohorts ('diversity', 'DMC', 'co-design', 'openbeam')
Apr 20, 2023 04:30 PM CMRC April 2023 Meeting Topics include: City of Rochester/DMC Targeted Business and Workforce Participation Updates; DMC and City Updates ('diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'CMRC', 'openbeam', 'Diversity', 'cmrc')
Apr 13, 2023 07:00 PM RCTC–PSEO INFORMATION NIGHT Minnesota’s Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEOP) ('cte', 'Education', 'openbeam', 'rctc')
Apr 12, 2023 10:00 AM April 12, 2023 Coalition for Rochester Area Housing Alliance (By Invitation) Presentation: Accessory Dwelling Units (Jamie Stopelstad, Yardhomes); City of Rochester ADU Pilot Program (Taryn Edens); RCTC ADU Curriculum (Matt Durand, RCTC); Bigelow Homes ADU Build (Mike Paradise); Upcoming Events/Announcements: ('RAF', 'Housing', 'housing', 'openbeam')
Apr 11, 2023 09:00 AM API Day at the Capitol 2023 Moving Forward ('Diversity', 'Asian', 'governance', 'openbeam')
Mar 24, 2023 10:00 AM March 2023 Rochester Area Foundation: Spring DEI Practitioner Convening and Luncheon (By Invitation) RAF’s DEI Committee has committed to supporting area DEI practitioners by providing space where relationships can be strengthened, wisdom can be shared, opportunities to collaborate and maximize limited resources can be identified, and current and new DEI efforts can be built, improved, and promoted. ('RAF', 'Diversity', 'openbeam')
Mar 21, 2023 06:00 PM RCTC: Career and Technical Education Open House CTE programs are the gateway to many high-demand, high-paying careers. ('cte', 'Education', 'openbeam', 'rctc')
Mar 18, 2023 05:30 PM UMR Black Student Union: Ebony Night (For UMR Students, Staff/Faculty) Door Open 5:30 pm and the event starts at 6:00pm. Panel discussions and guest speakers ('diversity', 'openbeam', 'umr')
Mar 18, 2023 03:00 PM Community Discussion: Diversity Council Wondering what the future holds for the Diversity Council? Let's come together and create answers. In this community discussion facilitated by yours truly, Tawonda Burks on March 18, 2023, at 3-5 pm, we'll be exploring the future of one of our most impactful community organizations: The Diversity Council. ('Diversity', 'openbeam')
Mar 18, 2023 10:00 AM Culturally Responsive Business Startup Workshop Managing Your Business and Local Support Services ('Diversity', 'openbeam', 'Entrepreneurship')
Mar 17, 2023 10:00 AM Community Co-Design Inaugural Meeting 1) share updates and progress regarding co-design trainings, efforts, and expansion, 2) continue building a shared language and understanding of equitable co-design, 3) promote the meaningful and appropriate expansion of co-design around the region and beyond, and 4) review specific co- design efforts and lessons learned. ('DMC', 'co-design', 'openbeam')
Mar 16, 2023 04:30 PM CMRC March 2023 Meeting Topics include: Housing and CMRC Updates ('diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'CMRC', 'openbeam', 'Diversity', 'cmrc')
Mar 16, 2023 01:00 PM Healthy Community Discussion Mayor Norton is interested in coordinating a City-wide effort to be healthier! Please join her in brainstorming activities and events throughout the summer and fall. The discussion will include an opportunity to share what is already happening in our community as well as sharing ideas for partnering and promoting other’s activities. ('Health', 'openbeam', 'governance')
Mar 14, 2023 10:00 AM RPS: March 2023 Monthly District Family Engagement Meeting Topics: Family Engagement Success Sharing from RPS Sites; RPS Family Engagement and Parent Empowerment: Overview and Group Discussion; Family Engagement and Post-Secondary Readiness, School Counselors, and CTECH: Heather Hogen, Director of Post-Secondary Readiness; Family Engagement and the Olmsted County Bridge Collaborative: Amy Ward, Collaborative Coordinator ; ('rps', 'education', 'diversity', 'youth', 'openbeam', 'Education', 'cmrc')
Mar 09, 2023 07:30 AM 1Q 2023 March HAPP Meeting Quarterly Olmsted County Health Asessment & Planning Meeting. The purpose of the health assessment and planning partnership is to engage and inspire all sectors of the community to continually improve our community’s health through assessment, planning, and implementation efforts. ('CHNA', 'community', 'CHAP', 'Health', 'openbeam')
Mar 08, 2023 10:00 AM March 8, 2023 Coalition for Rochester Area Housing Alliance (By Invitation) Presentation: Rochester Area Housing Financial and Policy Tool Forecasting Analysis ('RAF', 'Housing', 'housing', 'openbeam')
Mar 04, 2023 01:00 PM Global Market (Cooking Class, Small Business Training, Food & Deserts) Rochester's cultural communities hosting family friendly winter activities. Come to experience authentic flavors and vibrant traditions. ('food', 'Diversity', 'openbeam', 'Entrepreneurship')
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