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Jan. 16, 2014 CNG Meeting Summary

Opening Remarks: JoAnn Stormer

JoAnn open the meeting with the net message that says:

"We are piloting what we had agreed upon from our last meeting. We are holding monthly meetings with this one being the first one. We can adjust the operational style if we find that we are not meeting the group objective of:

Our goal (common agenda) is to increase awareness and understanding of public, private, non-profit organizations' plans and needs. We aim to share and identify key community needs and plans so that individually and collectively we will be more effective in carrying out our mission of serving the community.

 


Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) Report and Planning - Pete Giesen

Pete Giesen presented the Community Heath Needs Assessment Plan. His presentation is based on the Executive Summary of the online resources .

 

Takeaway

Focus groups are being formed in each of the 5 above areas to:
    • Formulate actions
    • Leverage and align community partnership efforts
Collaboration Opportunities: Key Messages
  • Marathon not a sprint
  • County-wide scope

 


DMC Planning Activities - Heidi Mested

Presentation and conversations


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  • General material can be found on the dmc.mn site and also has been reported by the PB. Heidi will forward her material to us later.Heidi Mestad
    • 8 focus areas each is going through community input collection phase
    • Large public forums are planned
  • DMC's data-gathering activities will be the largest community wide requirements collection effort ever in Rochester and surrounding area
    • However, funding/development focuses by EDA and DMCC are downtown-centric
  • There will be items identified in the requirements gathering phase that require community partners to step up to fulfill (see Al Lun's diagram below):

Collaboration Opportunities

  • CPG exchange can serve as an exchange, interlocking forum to identify:
    • Gaps
    • Data points re-uses
    • Align efforts and measurements


Market Street Plan - Chamber/RAEDI

Deferred to next meeting


Next Meeting Items Include

  • Continuous communication enablement -- web tooling (Al Lun)
  • Al will also get together with Dave Beal to incorporate his PlanScape model to the dmcbeam tooling presentation.
  • Collective Impact

 

Help
CNG Partner Sites

United Way of Olmsted County

Rochester Area Foundation

Rochester Public Library

Diversity Council

Channel One

Minnesota Children's Museum - Rochester

CNC

A sub-site of dmcBEAM, the Community Network Center (CNC) aims to provide "continuous communication" for Community Networking Group (CNG) to increase awareness and understanding of public, private, non-profit organizations' plans and needs so that individually and collectively we will be more effective in carrying out our mission of serving the community.

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How to participate?

Step 1: Find out more about CNG and if its vision and mission inspire you to act. Things to consider include: What can I get out of participation? What can I contribute to the network? Take a look at the FAQ's and read more about this effort on our InfoCenter .

Step 2: Get on our distribution list.

 

Community Status/News

Diversity Council newsmaker (September 18, 2018)

A sample of Diversity Council community engagement activities.

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Agreement with Minnesota Department of Human RIghts (September 16, 2018)

RPS, ISD 535, entered into collaboration agreement with MDHR.

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Cradle to Career - Julie Block Named ED (September 07, 2018)

Cradle to Career announced today that Julie Brock will join the community wide initiative as Executive Director

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2016-2020 Housing Framework (August 21, 2018)

Notes and presentation from  the July Housing Conversation hosted by Kim Norton.

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Riverfront project gets first nod per Post Bulletin Report (August 08, 2018)

"Early plans for a $180 million construction project along the Zumbro River received some enthusiastic support from Rochester's Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday night." 

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Closing referral disparities (resolution agreement with Office of Civil Rights) (July 30, 2018)

July 18, 2018 Commissioner Lindsey of the MN Department of Human Rights Forum with Rochester Community.

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CNG Steering Committee info "Stop the Census Citizenship Question" (July 27, 2018)

CNG Steering Committee helping LWV spread the word to "Take Action Now To Stop the Census Citizenship Question!"

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