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Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI)

Beam Project Type:     Project in Plan Phase

The Intercultural City Initiative is a bold effort on the part of a wide variety of organizations and individuals to align the collective power, creativity, expertise, and energy of our cities toward a future of inclusive growth. Inspired by the comprehensive and coordinated approach of the Council of Europe Intercultural City program, Minnesota’s Intercultural City Initiative is focused on using high leverage influence strategies to realize this future faster.

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PlanScape

Level 1: Best Practice ; Business Process ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Vision/Identity

Level 2: Society

DMC:

Community Health:

Highlight Activities

2018-04-04

 

Dear Rochester’s ICI Team,

 

Today it’s a great day for all of us: your city has become the first municipality in the USA to join the Council of Europe Intercultural Cities Programme, and our family now counts with 126 members, several of which outside Europe. This means a lot of potential for enriching mutual knowledge, exchanging and evolving together. Congratulations to you and to your Mayor and City Council for this important step.

We’ve already sent a congratulation letter to the Mayor and, as Irena said, we’ve widely communicated on the event, relaying also the information and press info you sent. We are now going to build up your city’s page on our website and we would be grateful if you could send us the info you would like to display. You can take inspiration from the page of the city of Melton (Australia) which is on its way to be completed as they joined last week. Besides, you’ll find enclosed the ICC logo that you are encouraged to use wherever appropriate (eg. electronic signatures, brochures, etc.), together with the visibility guidance of the programme.


 

2015-08-11

Presentation to j2g D&I Committee

Collaboration

Lead Organization: Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Confirmed Collaborators: Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Potential Collaborators: Diversity Council ; IMAA ; International Film Festival ; One World Advisory Council (Sunset into Mayo's Patient Family Advisory Council Structure)

Status Reports Related PlanScape Status on: Best Practice, Business Process, Diversity and Inclusion, Vision/Identity

December 08, 2015 DS: Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI): Getting the mayor to buy in.

Met with mayor Brede and Randy Staver to discuss city participation and support

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April 01, 2018: CNG Steering Committee Members Letter to Rochester City Council and Mayor

CNG Steering Committee members have sent to each member of the council, the mayor, and the city administrator the following letter that supports the inclusion of the core principles of health and wellness, as well as social equity and environmental justice. 

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March 19, 2018: Help the Y Build a Better Us!

2018 Rochester Area Family Y "Build a Better Us" fundraising campaign. 

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March 18, 2018: March 2018 In City for Good community forum

March 2018 presentation to City for Good by Olmsted County Administrator

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March 14, 2018: CNG Steering Committee working on 2018 Compass Points

 CNG Steering Committee is working on the next version of Rochester/Olmsted County Compass report.

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March 12, 2018: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement 1Q 2018 and 3Q 2017 Status

March 2018 Status; September News 2017 (Including September meeting agenda and June meeting minutes).

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March 01, 2018: Mediation & Conflict Solutions Updates by Post Bulletin

2018-03-01 PB story on MCS: "Looking for help with a conflict?

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

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

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February 17, 2018: 2018 Discipline Data Update - Information

At the 2/6/2018 School Board Meeting the following was presented as a comparison of office referrals from first semester 2016-2017 and first semester 2017-2018 examining District, building, and student data.  Building Principals will also discuss behavior- related supports provided in their respective buildings.

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January 30, 2018: 2018 County Board Goals

At the Jan. CNG Meeting, Heidi Welsh presented the following 2018 Goals

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January 12, 2018: Winona State Rochester: Business, Leadership, and Education

Winona State University – Rochester (WSU-R) and the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business, Leadership, and Education Open House Jan. 18, 2018

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January 10, 2018: Greater Rochester Non-Profit Partners (GRNPP) Formal Alliance Proposal

A number of members of the Greater Rochester Non-Profit Partners (GRNPP) are proposing a formal alliance framework.

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Last modified by allnode on 2018/04/16
Created by allnode on 2015/08/11

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Definitions
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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