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SE Mn Together: A regional community growth initiative

Southeast Minnesota Together is a regional collaborative network of organizations and individuals developing and pursuing strategies to address our workforce shortage. SE MN Together also seeks to strengthen regional connections and build local capacity in communities across the region, which can be leveraged to address other social and economic issues affecting Southeast Minnesota. .

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Project Information

About the project

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

Plan Phase


Impacts

PlanScape Impacts :

Level 1: Diversity and Inclusion, Economic Development, Workforce Development

Level 2: Economic Diversification

DMC Impacts:

Community Health Impacts:


Collaborators

Contact: TBD ; Email: TBD ; Phone: TBD

Lead Organization: Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation

Known/Likely Collaborators: Diversity Council ; IMAA ; Journey to Growth Partnership ; Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation ; Wilder Research (MN Compass Team)

Potential Collaborators: Diversity Council ; Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee ; Journey to Growth Partnership


Related Projects

Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) ; Journey to Growth Plan ; Pathways to College and Careers (Emerging Leaders Program) ; Project FINE (Focus on Integrating Newcomers through Education) ; Regional Video Projects ; Rochester Works ; We are More

Detailed Description

 

 


 

Report

 

 


Project Status/News

April 03, 2019 openBeam.net: SE Mn Together: A regional community growth initiative

April 30, 2019 Beyond Minnesota Nice Conference: Creating Welcoming and Inclusive Communities

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Related PlanScape Status

Diversity and Inclusion, Economic Development, Workforce Development  

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Minnesota's Unemployment Insurance team members are processing more applications for unemployment benefits than ever before. It is our top priority to process applications efficiently and effectively, and to ensure that we can deliver for Minnesotans in this time of need.

To ensure our system can handle the increased activity we are experiencing, we are asking that *new* unemployment insurance applicants apply online on an assigned day, based on your social security number (SSN).

If you need to apply for unemployment benefits for the first time, please refer to the schedule below to learn when you are scheduled to apply. You will only be allowed to apply on your assigned day - or on Thursday or Friday if you missed your assigned day.

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March 27, 2020: Rochester-Area Economic Development Inc (RAEDI) Loan News

News forwarded by RAEDI: The State of MN’s Small Business Emergency Loan Program is now accepting applications.

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March 27, 2020: Governor Tim Walz Press Conference Summary

Governor Tim Walz today joined leaders from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), Department of Employment and Economic Development, Department of Education, and the State Emergency Operations Center to answer questions from the press on the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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March 26, 2020: DMCC Executive Committee Topics including COVID-19 Handling

2020-03-26 DMCC Executive Committee Meeting materials including discussions on COVID-19 handling. 

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Over the coming days, you will begin to see a rapid number of updates on our Council Facebook page. These updates will provide you with the latest information on actions the federal and state governments have taken as components of their ongoing response to mitigate the health and economic impacts of COVID-19. 

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March 18, 2020: Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation

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March 16, 2020: United Way of Olmsted County: Inter-Agency Volunteer Coordination

Inter-Agency Volunteer Coordination: United Way has created a channel for Rochester-area nonprofits to coordinate staffing resources to meet the demand for essential services during a Covid-19 outbreak

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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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March 02, 2020: Cradle to Career

Feb news, Jan. Updates to RPS Board

 

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February 18, 2020: Federal Reserve Bank quality education initiative

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Last modified by support on 2020/03/09
Created by support on 2015/10/24

Site Information
Beam
  • 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.

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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