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Equity in the Built Environment (Bloomberg)

Started first as a mayoral initiative to apply and leverage the knowledge and learning from Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Program (that offers leadership and management training to mayors and city leaders) to affecting organizational change and to foster city leaders' professional growth and the advancement of key capabilities within Rochester metro area which leads to Rochester being a finalist for the 2021 Global Mayors Challenge.

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Project Impact(s): Best Practice, Business Process, Diversity and Inclusion, Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, Governance/Public Policy, Workforce Development, Vision/Identity

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Collaborators, Project Type, Impacts, Related Projects

Collaborators 

Lead Organization: City of Rochester, MN

Contact: Mayor Kim Norton ; Email: MRogers@rochestermn.gov ; Phone: TBD

Known/Likely Collaborators: City of Rochester, MN ; Community Development Department (Formerly Rochester-Olmsted Planning Department) ; County of Olmsted, MN ; Diversity Council ; OpenBeam

Potential Collaborators: Community Mobilization Resource Coalition (CMRC) ; Community Networking Group (CNG) ; DMC EDA


Related Projects

America's City for Health ; Destination Medical Center (DMC) ; Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization ; Update Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) Index


Impacts 

Major Impact:  Workforce Development

PlanScape Impacts :

Level 1: Best Practice, Business Process, Diversity and Inclusion, Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, Governance/Public Policy, Workforce Development, Vision/Identity

Level 2:

DMC Impacts:

Community Health Impacts:


Type of Project

Planning, Programming  

 

 

Detailed Description


Global Mayors Challenge


 

Info on City website

 


Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative


 

 

Mayor Kim Norton was on the 2019 Cohort:

 

The third class of mayors to participate in the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative are:

Mohammed Adjei Sowah (Accra, Ghana), Sandy Verschoor (Adelaide, Australia), Kelly Girtz (Athens, GA), Hardie Davis (Augusta, GA), Richard Irvin (Aurora, IL), Steve Adler (Austin, TX), Matúš Vallo (Bratislava, Slovakia), Byron Brown (Buffalo, NY), Lori Lightfoot (Chicago, IL), Mary Salas (Chula Vista, CA), Scott Brook (Coral Springs, FL), Eric Johnson (Dallas, TX), Nan Whaley (Dayton, OH), Jenn Daniels (Gilbert, AZ), Eckart Würzner (Heidelberg, Germany), Steve Williams (Huntington, WV), Danene Sorace (Lancaster, PA), Leirion Gaylor Baird (Lincoln, NE), Satya Rhodes-Conway (Madison, WI), Jacob Frey (Minneapolis, MN), Bonnie Crombie (Mississauga, Ontario), Yxstian Gutierrez (Moreno Valley, CA), LaToya Cantrell (New Orleans, LA), Ras Baraka (Newark, NJ), Nuatali Nelmes (Newcastle, Australia), David Holt (Oklahoma City, OK), Kate Gallego (Phoenix, AZ), Nicholas Gradisar (Pueblo, CO), Claudio Castro (Renca, Chile), Hillary Schieve (Reno, NV),

Kim Norton (Rochester, MN),

Lovely Warren (Rochester, NY), London Breed (San Francisco, CA), Miguel Trevino (San Pedro, Mexico), Adrian Perkins (Shreveport, LA), Rick Kriseman (St. Petersburg, FL), Anna König Jerlmyr (Stockholm, Sweden), Jane Castor (Tampa, FL), Reed Gusciora (Trenton, NJ), Rafał Trzaskowski (Warsaw, Poland), and Brian Bowman (Winnipeg, Manitoba).

 


 

 


Pinned Reports on: Equity in the Built Environment (Bloomberg)


EBE Presentation to City Council Study Session (April 01, 2024)

1. Part of Feb 26, 2024 City Council Study Session on DEI: Presentation Slides include actions and measures to City Council Study Session and Link to City Council video 

2. Career Opportunities for Women of Color

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Trade Readiness (January 10, 2024)

1. PB Reporting Empowering 11th-grade students

2. Trade Readiness: Message from program manager and program flyers; Trades Readiness Certificate program

3. Video recording at Jan 10. 2024 Equity Alliance Talk 

4. Star Tribune Feb 17, 2024 Reporting

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2021- 2022 Global Mayors Challenge Status Reports (February 03, 2022)

 (1) Updates to Feb. 2022 DMCC Board; 

(2) 2022-01-18 Press Release City of Rochester Winner;

(3) September 2021 DMC Presentation;

(4) References: 90 Second Pitch Video, Public Media 

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Reports on: Equity in the Built Environment (Bloomberg)


EBE Presentation to City Council Study Session (April 01, 2024)

1. Part of Feb 26, 2024 City Council Study Session on DEI: Presentation Slides include actions and measures to City Council Study Session and Link to City Council video 

2. Career Opportunities for Women of Color

Read more ...


Trade Readiness (January 10, 2024)

1. PB Reporting Empowering 11th-grade students

2. Trade Readiness: Message from program manager and program flyers; Trades Readiness Certificate program

3. Video recording at Jan 10. 2024 Equity Alliance Talk 

4. Star Tribune Feb 17, 2024 Reporting

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Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative (BHCL) (December 14, 2022)
(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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2021- 2022 Global Mayors Challenge Status Reports (February 03, 2022)

 (1) Updates to Feb. 2022 DMCC Board; 

(2) 2022-01-18 Press Release City of Rochester Winner;

(3) September 2021 DMC Presentation;

(4) References: 90 Second Pitch Video, Public Media 

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Other Community News and Reports having impacts on:

Best Practice, Business Process, Diversity and Inclusion, Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, Governance/Public Policy, Workforce Development, Vision/Identity
July 17, 2024: City Housing Support

Home Ownership Creation Program - Prairie Ridge: "NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Common Council of the City of Rochester, MN hereby approves the contribution of $4,000,000 to the Prairie Ridge development to support the creation of 201 for-sale homes via the Home Ownership Creation Program.

 

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July 13, 2024: How does racism impact people’s health?
 New Mayo Clinic, U of M framework aims to guide future research. The framework defines structural racism as the “totality of ways in which societies foster racial discrimination through mutually reinforcing systems of housing, education, employment, earnings, benefits, credit, media, health care and criminal justice.”

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July 01, 2024: 2024 Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan Reports

2Q 2024: June 2024May 2024 - Admin Message, TBE Report; April 2024 - Admin Message, TBE Report

1Q 2024: Feb 2024 - Admin Message, TBE Report; Jan 2024: Admin Message, TBE Report

Special callouts: Women in Construction; City of Rochester Equity in Development 

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June 26, 2024: City of Rochester - Justice, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (JEDI) Audit Status

June 24, 2024 City Council Study Session: Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Audit per Goodenough 

Departmental Audit reports of: Human Resources; Rochester Public Library; Parks & Rec 

 

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June 22, 2024: Rochester Area Volunteer Administration Training Info

Volunteer Recruitment Effectiveness: What can advertising teach us? 

Volunteer Process Assessment 

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June 21, 2024: Somali American Social Service Association

SASSA to receive $1M from MN to train workers for high-demand employment. 

The funding is awarded under the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Targeted Populations Workforce Competitive Grant Program.

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June 20, 2024: Community Building Fund
The City of Rochester welcomes applications for the Community Building Fund.  This fund is all about supporting projects, programs, and events in the city that actively promote equity and inclusion.

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June 15, 2024: Homes for our Neighbors Community Gathering
Calling for Community Support at Community Meeting:  The most recent Olmsted County Maxfield Study found that from 2020-2030, housing demand required 18,000 new housing units. 71% would need to be general-occupancy and 29% age-restricted senior housing.

 

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June 09, 2024: Olmsted County Community Indicators 2023
Report contains info: 

1. Demographics 2. Population by age 3. Diversity 4. Foreign-born population 5. Languages and ancestry 6. Educational trends 7. Household income 8. Poverty status 9. Health factors 10. Housing and living 11. Labor force 12. Unemployment rate 13. Election trends 14. Community safety 15. Environmental factors 16. Highlights 17. References

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June 09, 2024: ISAIAH Rochester Agenda

Focus Area: Housing; Our Next Generation; Healthcare; Community-Building; Climate

Activities: Rochester Faith in MN & ISAIAH Calendar and Strategic Missions

Reference: CMRC June 24, 2024 Meeting Presentation Video

 

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June 03, 2024: May 2024 Minnesota Compass Newsletter

May MN Compass Newsletter

Importance of data disaggregation: Minnesota's Asian Population, Minnesota's Black communities

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May 29, 2024: Mr and Ms JuneTeenth 2024
2024 Recognition

$1K Scholarship: 2024 Rochester H.S. Graduate: Application and Nomination, Sponsorship and Donation support

Facebook photos of 2024 Mr. and Miss Juneteenth

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May 27, 2024: DMC's BioRoch effort to Collaborate with MN MedTech 3.0

DMCC Board Updates:

1. May 2024 Status Memo to DMCC Board  

2. Feb 2024 DMCC Board Meeting: Video Clip of Discussion at Feb 1 2024 DMCC Board - DMC part of MedTech 3.0; Memo to DMCC

3. Nov. 2023 Video Clip of Discussion at DMCC Board Meeting about MN MedTech 3.0 Description and Webinar

References: US DEA Tech Hub Awardees 

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May 24, 2024: 1H 2024 Destination Medical Center
Proceedings

May 2024 DMCC Board Meeting and City, County, DMC Joint Meeting

Feb 2024 DMCC Board Meeting

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