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Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI)

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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Project Information

About the project

Impacts: 

Best Practice, Business Process, Diversity and Inclusion, Vision/Identity    

Project Phase: 

Develop

Collaborators

Contact: Dee Sabol ; Email: TBD ; Phone: TBD

Lead Organization: Diversity Council

Collaborators: City of Rochester, MN ; Diversity Council ; Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Related Projects

America’s City for Health ; Diversity Council Rochester Area Racial Attitude Survey ; Locks of Compassion ; Rochester A City of Compassion (RocCoC) ; Rochester World Festival

 

Detailed Description

Description


 

Early Information Shared with J2G

 


 

Proposal


 

Project Phases

 

 

Status/News

June 15, 2018 openBeam.net: Mayor Brede signed ICI pledge

On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 11:00 am, the Journey to Growth team, the City of Rochester and citizens of Rochester will gather in the City Hall Atrium for a special Signing Ceremony, designating Rochester as the first U.S. City to join the Council of Europe’s ICI (Intercultural Cities Initiative) program.

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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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Related PlanScape Status

Best Practice, Business Process, Diversity and Inclusion, Vision/Identity  

June 23, 2019: Rochester Community & Technical College Compassion/Equity

Minutes from June 4th, 2019, compassion/equity scheduling workshop

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June 23, 2019: Next Human Library Events

The next  Library event will be at the Rochester Public  Library  on Thursday, August 22, 2019.  The event will run from 6:00 - 8:30.  We will need 4 team members to help set up for the event from 5-6 and then at least 8 to keep the event running smoothly

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June 21, 2019: IBM Corporate Citizenship Survey Results

Message from IBM  Vice President & Global Head, IBM Corporate Social Responsibility regarding IBM Corporate Citizenship Survey Results

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June 21, 2019: Diversity Council finalist for 2018 Anti-Racism Initiative Category

Recognizing Diversity Council as one of the three finalists for Anti-Racism Initiative category. 

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    May 24, 2019: Rochester Area Family Y

     Y has received a grant from the Schulze Family Foundation which allows us to provide 400 Rochester high schooler’s a free summer members through our Get Summer program.

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    May 24, 2019: Mayo High School School Within a School (SWS)

    Four Mayo SWS students and their teacher made a huge impression at Kiwanis Club of Rochester. 

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    May 24, 2019: 2016-2020 Housing Framework (2Q2019)

    More than $3 million in housing investment has been committed in the nearly 16 months since the Coalition for Rochester Area Housing was created with a $6 million goal.

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    May 16, 2019: Race Exhibit Moved to Luther College

    Great teamwork to have exhibit transported to Luther College. 

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    Last modified by allnode on 2019/03/18
    Created by allnode on 2015/08/11

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    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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