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Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan

To further increase participation rates of targeted businesses and workforce on DMC projects, four priorities have been identified that are outlined below. (1) Build capacity of Targeted Businesses located in Southeastern Minnesota (2) Assess gaps with existing subcontractors to determine market opportunity. (3) Recruit women and minorities from workforce to start their own companies. (4) Host workshops to educate entrepreneurs, provide consulting services for WMBVE certification process and assist with bid process to win contracts on DMC projects.

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Project Information

Collaborators, Project Phase & Type, Impacts, Related Projects

Collaborators 

Lead Organization: City of Rochester, MN

Contact: Jorrie Johnson ; Email: jjohnson@Rochestermn.gov ; Phone: TBD

Known/Likely Collaborators: Center for Business & Workforce Education (BWE) ; City of Rochester, MN ; Community Mobilization Resource Coalition (CMRC) ; DMC EDA ; Diversity Council ; Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce ; Workforce Development Inc

Potential Collaborators: Alliance of Chicanos, Hispanics and Latin American--Rochester ; Center for Business & Workforce Education (BWE) ; Collider Foundation ; Council For US-China Medical Technology Exchanges ; Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage (CMAH) ; Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans (CAPM) ; Emerging Workforce Coalition ; Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis ; Global Home Health Care ; IMAA ; Latino Economic Development Center ; Performance Excellence Network (PEN Team) ; Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce ; SE Minnesota Small Business Development Center (SBDC) ; The Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs ; Workforce Development Inc


Related Projects

40 Below: Building the workforce of the future ; Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative & 2021 Global Mayors Challenge ; Building Strong Communities ; Destination Medical Center (DMC) ; Envisioning a 21st Century City: Regional Issues, Global Perspectives ; Housing Alliance Coalition ; Mayo Supplier Diversity Program ; Rochester Works ; Supplier Diversity Initiative ; Update Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) Index ; World's Best Workforce


Impacts 

Major Impact:  Workforce Development

PlanScape Impacts :

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

Level 2: African American, Asian American and Pacific Islander, Latino, LGBT, Women, Veteran, Workforce Development

DMC Impacts:

Community Health Impacts:

Social Determinants


Project Phase

Available  Phase

Project Type

Planning  

 

Detailed Description

More info on City of Rochester website

 


 

Action Items

 1. Build capacity of Target Businesses located in Southeastern Minnesota

2. Evaluate the City of Rochester DMC Construction Workforce Participation 

3. Promote trade careers to under-employed, women, minorities and youth

4. Learn best practices for recruiting and training workforce

 


 

Plan Details

 

 


 

Letter to DMC Board

 

 


 

 

Targeted Group Data

 

 


Key reports on: Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan



Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization 2022 Communication (January 04, 2023)

4Q22: December messages and reports; November messages and reports;  October messages and reports; 3Q2022:  August, July messages and reports; 2Q2022: June, May, April message and report; 1Q 2022 (1) TB report and message (2) An apprenticeship readiness program is now recruiting women, people of color and veterans for careers in the construction industry. (3) Bloomberg news

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2021 Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan Reports (January 03, 2022)

Key info includes: 4Q 2021 News;  3Q 2021 News, 2021 Global Mayors Challenge, DMC Discovery Walk Pre-bid 

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Building Strong Communities (December 14, 2021)

Minnesota Building and Construction Trades Council is expanding Building Strong Communities to Southeast Minnesota.

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Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan (May 28, 2021)

2021-05-28 News: Msg from JJ,;  May 2021 TB Report;  ACG pledge , 

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Workforce Development Related Event(s) => LINK


Key reports on: Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan



Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization 2022 Communication (January 04, 2023)

4Q22: December messages and reports; November messages and reports;  October messages and reports; 3Q2022:  August, July messages and reports; 2Q2022: June, May, April message and report; 1Q 2022 (1) TB report and message (2) An apprenticeship readiness program is now recruiting women, people of color and veterans for careers in the construction industry. (3) Bloomberg news

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2021 Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan Reports (January 03, 2022)

Key info includes: 4Q 2021 News;  3Q 2021 News, 2021 Global Mayors Challenge, DMC Discovery Walk Pre-bid 

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Building Strong Communities (December 14, 2021)

Minnesota Building and Construction Trades Council is expanding Building Strong Communities to Southeast Minnesota.

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Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan (May 28, 2021)

2021-05-28 News: Msg from JJ,;  May 2021 TB Report;  ACG pledge , 

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General reports on: Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan


January 01, 2021 2020 Targeted Business, Workforce Participation Reports

2020-12-11 Report; 2020-11-02 October Report; 2020-09-30 September Report 

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June 17, 2020 Beam connecting TBE with community resources
Set up connections with Diversity Council's Community Mobilization Resources and allies

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Other Community News and Reports having impacts on:

Diversity and Inclusion, Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, OpenBeam, Workforce Development  
February 01, 2023: Black History Month Series of Events

(1) 2024 Black History Month Press Release; (2) 2022 Black History Month Press Release; (3) 2021 Black History Month Press Release  

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January 28, 2023: State of Minnesota

Community Conversation: Building Racial Equity into the Walls of Minnesota Medicaid - A focus on U.S.-born Black Minnesotans

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January 27, 2023: Community Health Assessment Process

2021 - 2023 CHIP Priorities and Status; 2024 - 2026 CHIP Priorities

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January 25, 2023: Rochester Downtown Alliance

2023 Thursdays Downtown vendor applications are now open

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January 24, 2023: Community-Led, Health Equity Structural Intervention Initiative (OT2)

Rochester-area conversations to explain NIH ComPASS program submission and solicit letters of support from area CBOs. 

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January 22, 2023: United Way of Olmsted County

Investing in Community-Led Solutions:Centering Black Voices through Participatory Grantmaking

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January 19, 2023: Housing Alliance Coalition BIPOC Co-designing

Housing Alliance Coalition BIPOC Co-designing Co-designing report

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December 21, 2022: Administration of Rochester's 3.12M award from Minnesota Main Street Economic Revitalization Program

(1) Second Phase Grant; (2) DMC Announces First Recipients of Main Street Grant Funding 30 Businesses ($1.6M) ; (3) Launching of Main Street Grant 

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December 17, 2022: Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage (CMAH) Newsletter

December 2022 Newsletter; February 2022, Black History Month Newsletter

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December 15, 2022: Minnesota Department of Health Eliminating Health Disparities

1. Request for Proposals for Grants with Community-based Organizations, Tribes and Diverse Media Vendors for COVID-19 Communications, Engagement, and Outreach; 2. Seeking Paid Volunteers to Participate in 2022 Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative (EHDI) Grant Review Process

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December 14, 2022: Project HEALINGS Mini Grant

All BIPOC Community Based Groups hosting cultural events whre vaccine information is provided and vaccinations can be offered are welcome to apply. 

 

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December 14, 2022: Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative (BHCL)

(1) December 2022, Featuring Chao Mwatela, DEI Director, Rochester, MN (2) Bloomberg News (local infrastructure Hub (3) Keep it local grant recognized by Bloomberg

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Last modified by support on 2022/08/03
Created by support on 2017/02/01

 

 

 

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