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CMRC April 22, 2024 Meeting

Topics: City of Rochester DEI Action Plan Updates ; CMRC Collaboration Status
When Apr 22, 2024
from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Where Virtual on Teams
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Contents | Agenda | Meeting Slides [CMRC Update, City of Rochester DEI ]  | Video Recording | Takeaways  || References   ||





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  CMRC Meeting Slides


CMRC Updates



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City of Rochester DEI Update April 22, 2024 to CMRC



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 CMRC April 22, 2024 Meeting Video Recording



CMRC Updates: 1:29  Not in our town, 

City of Rochester DEI Update 11:28 Year 3 2024 Scope of Work and partnerships with Olmsted County and RPS 15:55 

Accessibility and Language Access 16:51 Limited English Proficiency 17:21 LEP Comparison with other cities 21:01 LEP Interactions with City 21:40 

Disability and Reasonable Accommodation 24:25 Targeted Business Contracting 27:53 Impacts 30:42 Request for Proposals Website 31:07

Disability and Reasonable Accommodation 24:25

Targeted Business Contracting 27:53 Impacts 30:42 Request for Proposals Website 31:07

Racial Equity Index 2023 32:07 Center for Economic Inclusion 32:50 City and Olmsted County Participation 34:08 Procurement scoring 35:31 (results will be shared) Community Connectors 37:49

Community Building Fund 39:09

Professional Development 40:27

DEI Action Planning 42:18 Equity Alliance 43:29 Inclusive Workforce Designation 45:31 Summary 47:27 OSHA connection 48:34 Chamber breakroom

Q/A and Discussions 51:57 Racial Equity Index and relationship with Intercultural City (ICC) Index 52:49 and City's action 54:59 pull out specific action that city does Index Report Info sharing: 58:36 by the end of June to be shared Century HS Bridge Incident Action Plan: 1:00:32 to address specific concern 1:03:22 Emergency and racial incident City interaction with Under Represented communities 1:05:41 data driven to target -- soldiers field master plan example, Survey results 1:10:48 -- Consolidating info CMRC as an info hub to share out info 1:12:48 CMRC does make a difference 1:14:58 to get response Community Building Fund 1:16:45 1:21:21 Contract opportunity Professional Services to address specific concern 1:03:22

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  Meeting Takeaways


CMRC had previous collaboration conversations with 125 Live, United Way of Olmsted County, City of Rochester, DMC, RAEDI, and SBDC Rochester. Conversation to follow with Olmsted County One Olmsted rep regarding Community Council. 

City now has Request for Proposal Website to inform and invite proposals 

To be shared Racial Equity Index 2023 32:07  late June 2024 or thereabout 

Community Building Fund 1:16:45 1:21:21  to be announced soon

Communicate the relationship between Racial Equity Index and Intercultural City Index 52:49

CMRC as a info sharing hub as proved valuable to city outreach to under represented voices 1:14:58 

Suggestion for City to make public condemnation of racial/hate symbols and articulate emergency hate contingency plan  address specific concern 1:03:22

Enhance communication to local professional services regarding nature of professional services contract availability  1:03:22


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