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This is a collection of what is deemed to be events having impacts on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.  

 

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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 09, 2023 01:00 PM 2023 Co-design Leadership Training Session 2 Option 2 We will cover how to evaluate co-design processes, share back insights from the mini-design sprint, and building on those insights discuss how to initiate a co-design project. ('dmc', 'diversity')
Mar 07, 2023 01:00 PM 2023 Co-design Leadership Training Session 2 Option 1 We will cover how to evaluate co-design processes, share back insights from the mini-design sprint, and building on those insights discuss how to initiate a co-design project. ('dmc', 'diversity')
Feb 24, 2023 05:00 PM UMR Black Student Union: Ebony Night (For UMR Students, Staff/Faculty) Door Open 5:00 pm and the event starts at 6:00pm ('diversity', 'umr')
Feb 23, 2023 05:00 PM Human Library Mayo Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation ('Diversity', 'openbeam', 'Human Library')
Feb 23, 2023 12:00 PM 2023 Co-design Leadership Training Session 1 Option 2 Co-design has become a valued and effective community-centric approach to developing healthy and equitable projects, policies, and practices in the Rochester region. However, we have also seen what can happen if co-design is co-opted as just another “box” to be checked. If you are not familiar, co-design is an approach to encourage, compensate, and prioritize the inclusion of diverse populations throughout the design and development process. We would like to invite you to participate in training sessions designed to proactively ensure that those leading organizations and projects are able to create meaningful co-design opportunities and structures for shared decision-making in the work that you do. ('dmc', 'diversity')
Feb 21, 2023 01:00 PM 2023 Co-design Leadership Training Session 1 Option 1 Co-design has become a valued and effective community-centric approach to developing healthy and equitable projects, policies, and practices in the Rochester region. However, we have also seen what can happen if co-design is co-opted as just another “box” to be checked. If you are not familiar, co-design is an approach to encourage, compensate, and prioritize the inclusion of diverse populations throughout the design and development process. We would like to invite you to participate in training sessions designed to proactively ensure that those leading organizations and projects are able to create meaningful co-design opportunities and structures for shared decision-making in the work that you do. ('dmc', 'diversity')
Feb 18, 2023 10:00 AM Culturally Responsive Business Startup Workshop Money Issues - Payroll, Accounting, and Taxes ('Diversity', 'Entrepreneurship')
Feb 18, 2023 09:00 AM 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')
Feb 17, 2023 01:30 PM Black History Month, Art in Action: Guided Studio Session The Rochester Branch of the NAACP is collaborating with Art Heads Emporium for a guided art painting session to commemorate Black History Month. Tierney ('diversity', 'NAACP')
Feb 16, 2023 04:30 PM CMRC February 2023 Meeting (By Invitation) Topics include: CHNA website ('diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'CMRC', 'openbeam', 'Diversity', 'cmrc')
Feb 14, 2023 04:00 PM UMR Students Diversity Dialogue: Microaggressions & Unconscious Bias (By Invitation) Discuss how microaggressions exist in society today ('diversity',)
Feb 14, 2023 12:00 PM Nonprofit Consortium: Quarterly Commitment to Racial Justice ('networking', 'diversity', 'openbeam', 'npc')
Feb 14, 2023 10:00 AM RPS: February 2023 Monthly District Family Engagement Meeting Topics: Family Engagement Success Sharing from RPS Sites; Spotlight on Family Engagement, Mayo High School and Beyond: Brenda Shamblin; RPS Bicycle Fleet and Family Engagement Opportunities: Dustin Morrow; RPS Family Engagement Framework: Overview, Group Discussion, and Input; RPS and Community Updates ('rps', 'education', 'diversity', 'youth', 'openbeam', 'Education', 'cmrc')
Feb 13, 2023 05:00 PM RPS ML Online Family Night in Arabic and English Share information, ideas, questions and concerns. ('Culture', 'RPS', 'diversity')
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RPS ML Online Family Night in Arabic and English Feb 13, 2023 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM — Virtual
RPS: February 2023 Monthly District Family Engagement Meeting Feb 14, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM — Google Meeting
Nonprofit Consortium: Quarterly Commitment to Racial Justice Feb 14, 2023 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM — Zoom
Luther College Lectures: The Mutable City (By Invitation) Feb 14, 2023 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
UMR Students Diversity Dialogue: Microaggressions & Unconscious Bias (By Invitation) Feb 14, 2023 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM — Galleria of University square room 415 (111 Broadway Ave S, Rochester, MN 55904)
CMRC February 2023 Meeting (By Invitation) Feb 16, 2023 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM — Virtual Meeting
Black History Month, Art in Action: Guided Studio Session Feb 17, 2023 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM — Art Heads Emporium Studio: 317 Broadway Ave S, Rochester, MN 55904
Global Market (Cooking Class, Small Business Training, Food & Deserts) Feb 18, 2023 09:00 AM - 07:00 PM — Aune Hall at Graham Park, 112 Arena Dr SE, Rochester, MN 55904
Culturally Responsive Business Startup Workshop Feb 18, 2023 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM — Aune Hall at Graham Park, 112 Arena Dr. SE, Rochester, MN 55904
2023 Co-design Leadership Training Session 1 Option 1 Feb 21, 2023 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM — TBD
2023 Co-design Leadership Training Session 1 Option 2 Feb 23, 2023 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Human Library Mayo Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Feb 23, 2023 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM — Virtual
UMR Black Student Union: Ebony Night (For UMR Students, Staff/Faculty) Feb 24, 2023 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM — Kahler Hotel-Heritage Hall (20 2nd Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902
2023 Co-design Leadership Training Session 2 Option 1 Mar 07, 2023 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
2023 Co-design Leadership Training Session 2 Option 2 Mar 09, 2023 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
March 2023 Rochester Area Foundation: Spring DEI Practitioner Convening and Luncheon (By Invitation) Mar 24, 2023 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM — Rochester Area Foundation
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