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In the Shadow of Growth Forum: Pathways to Prosperity and Well-being (October 17, 2017)

At the October 5 C4G forum, Paul Flesinner talked about a national pilot project to stop generational poverty and what we need to do within the current system to accomplish this now.

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What's the vision for Saint Marys Place subdistrict? (October 11, 2017)

PB Reporting: "A Destination Medical Center rendering provides a potential look at the future St. Marys Place. Community input is being sought this week as a final design concept nears."

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Taylor Arena Replacement (October 09, 2017)

Discussion of a proposed arena project connected to Mayo Civic Center will continue Tuesday.

The Mayo Civic Center Commission will hear a presentation from London-based PricewaterhouseCoopers regarding an analysis of a proposed sport and entertainment arena to replace Taylor Arena.

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Journey of Peace 2017 Planning Workgroup (October 05, 2017)

Agenda outline for the October event, August 23 Meeting Agenda and May 24 meeting notes.

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University of Minnesota, Rochester Master Plan (October 01, 2017)

PB reports "The University of Minnesota Rochester is taking another step toward its future goal of building a 10-acre college campus at the edge of downtown."

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Diversity Council Rochester Area Racial Attitude Survey (September 30, 2017)

Luther College researchers released a Diversity Council presentation: At the Cross Roads: 2016 Olmsted County Racial Attitudes and Actions Survey

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Mayo Clinic Health Disparities Research Lecture by Dr. David Williams (September 27, 2017)

Dr. David Williams in his Keynote Address at the Mayo Research 2017 Annual Health Equity retreat.

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City Council Discussing Affordable Housing (September 21, 2017)

City Council's Committee at Large discussed Affordable Housing andCouncilman Michael Wojcik's counter proposal. 

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September, August , July , June & May News from Community Focus Team (September 11, 2017)

September, August, July, June and May, 2017 Community Focus Team news and meeting notes.

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MN Department of Education education data analysis (September 10, 2017)

Great opportunity to get connected with deeper data collection and analysis on education outcomes. 

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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 Cbeam will encourage cross-sector collaborations and creative solutions.

While there are a number of registries in the community, Cbeam'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 relevancies 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. Cbeam 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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