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Cradle to Career

Every child and young adult succeeds cradle to career, through shared purpose, alignment and accountability among community partners This is the purpose of the Cradle to Career initiative in Rochester, Minnesota. Education is a powerful strategy to improve educational outcomes resulting in healthy individuals, families and community who have economic stability with productive careers and contribute positively to a civic and equitable society.

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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: Children & Youth, Diversity and Inclusion, Education, Workforce Development

Level 2: Society, Business Process, Civic Engagement, Children & Youth, Governance/Public Policy

DMC Impacts:

Livable City, Health & Wellness, Education/Learning Environment

Community Health Impacts:

Diabetes, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Mental Health, Obesity, Substance Use


Collaborators

Contact: Jerome Ferson ; Email: cradle2career2017@gmail.com ; Phone: TBD

Lead Organization: United Way of Olmsted County and Rotary Clubs of Rochester

Known/Likely Collaborators: Boys and Girls Club of Rochester ; City of Rochester, MN ; County of Olmsted, MN ; Diversity Council ; Families First (Fomerly: Child Care Resource and Referral) ; GRAUC (Greater Rochester Advocates for Universities and Colleges) ; IBM Volunteers (Previously Known as On Demand Community) ; Jeremiah Program ; Mayo Clinic ; Minnesota Children's Museum - Rochester ; Rochester Area Family Y ; Rochester Area Foundation ; Rochester Chamber of Commerce Foundation ; Rochester Community & Technical College ; Rochester Public Library ; Rochester Public Schools ; Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce ; Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation ; The Reading Center ; United Way of Olmsted County ; University of Minnesota Rochester ; Winona State Rochester ; Workforce Development Inc

Potential Collaborators:


Related Projects

AVID: advancement via individual determination implementation in RPS ; America’s Community for Health ; Closing referral disparities (resolution agreement with Office of Civil Rights) ; Expanding Career and Technical Education Center (C-TECH) Building ; Identification and intervention for adverse childhood experiences in our local community - A Study ; IncubatorEdu at RPS ; Parents Are Important In Rochester (PAIIR) ; Pathways in Technology Early College High (P-TECH) ; Rochester Public Schools Strategic Plan ; World's Best Workforce ; Youth & Whole Families ; Youth Mediation in Rochester Public Schools

Key Status Reports


Cradle to Career 2018 Launch Feb 22, 2018 Meeting   Date: 2018/02/22  

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


Cradle to Career Newsletter   Date: 2017/06/12  

Welcome to the first Cradle to Career Newsletter Keeping you informed of the progress and status of our work. First a brief recap. The Cradle to Career Rotary committee convened in July,



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Project Status/News

March 02, 2020 TBD: Cradle to Career

Feb news, Jan. Updates to RPS Board

 

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October 16, 2018 CNG: Cradle to Career publishes community report

Cradle to Career published Community Report and recruiting Collaborative Action Network (CAN) conveners for Kindergarten Readiness and On-Time Graduation.

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February 22, 2018 openBeam.net: Cradle to Career 2018 Launch Feb 22, 2018 Meeting

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

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August 24, 2017 openBEAM.net: Cradle to Career Second Newsletter (July 2017)

Second newsletter:  "Organizations involved in planning have committed additional resources to bring StriveTogether back on August 31 to help us complete our recommendations for a shared backbone structure to sustain this work across the community over time."

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June 12, 2017 C2C: Cradle to Career Newsletter

Welcome to the first Cradle to Career Newsletter Keeping you informed of the progress and status of our work. First a brief recap. The Cradle to Career Rotary committee convened in July,

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Related PlanScape Status

Children & Youth, Diversity and Inclusion, Education, Workforce Development  

March 30, 2020: Important Update on Applying for Unemployment Insurance Benefits

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: Family Service Rochester implements COVID-19 Grocery Shopping Service

Family Service Rochester implements COVID-19 Grocery Shopping Service

Olmsted County residents who are homebound and unable to shop for groceries can contact Family Service Rochester for help. FSR will match requests with a volunteer to assist with shopping.
Requests can be submitted online at familyservicerochester.org or by calling 507-218-3267 between 9 am – 3 pm. All volunteers have background checks and COVID-19 screening for health and
safety.
 
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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: Rochester Community Warming Center

(1) Rochester Community Warming Center relocates to Mayo Civic Center Exhibition Hall effective immediately 

(2) Olmsted County will comply with Governor Walz’s Executive Order directing all Minnesotans to stay at home to help contain the spread of COVID-19 from Friday, March 27, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. to Friday, April 10, 2020. This means that Olmsted County residents, and all Minnesotans, should only leave home when absolutely necessary for essential needs and to maintain essential services. This new order follows similar actions from our neighboring state of Wisconsin. 

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March 22, 2020: Resilient Option - finding strength and connection

Living with angry brains The next few weeks will challenge your emotional and social skills.

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March 18, 2020: Council's Priorities During COVID-19

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

Announcing the Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund (MDRF)

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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 15, 2020: ROCHESTER AREA YOUTH TECH FOUNDATION and RPS need laptops for students

Rochester Area Youth Tech Foundation is working with Rochester Public Schools to provide laptops to students who do not currently have access to technology at home, in an effort to mitigate potential educational disruptions for these students. 

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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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Created by allnode on 2017/04/22

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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