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Organization: Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR)

Sector: Government Agency

Organization Mission: he Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR) is a neutral state agency that: Investigates charges of illegal discrimination, Ensures that businesses seeking state contracts are in compliance with equal opportunity requirements, and Strives to eliminate discrimination by educating Minnesotans about their rights and responsibilities under the state Human Rights Act. Our mission: To make Minnesota discrimination free. Our values: Quality, timeliness, efficiency, service, fairness and respect. Our vision: That we will eradicate discrimination and empower every person in Minnesota with the ability to enjoy all of the benefits of society regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, familial status, and public assistance status.

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Related PlanScape Status on: Pandemic, Best Practice, Business Process, Diversity and Inclusion, Education

April 06, 2020 Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR): Discrimination Helpline

This toll-free helpline reinforces the state’s efforts to protect the civil rights of Minnesotans. It allows those who experience or witness bias and discrimination to report incidents to our Department.

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December 05, 2021: Why Get Vaccinated?

(1) November 2021 e-Magazine (2) Info about booster and (3) Education Slides in English and Chinese.  

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December 02, 2021: Multi-Year Plan and $15M Commitment

Mayo Clinic announced an additional $5 Million contribution to affordable housing bridge. 

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November 20, 2021: Use of "America City for Health" as moniker to attract DMC investment

Presentation to DMCC Board in November 2021 Board Meeting. Focus on attracting more companies coming in.  America City for Health as lead generation asset. 

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October 29, 2021: 2021 Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan Reports

Key info includes: 4Q 2021 News;  3Q 2021 News, 2021 Global Mayors Challenge, DMC Discovery Walk Pre-bid 

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October 23, 2021: MPR Regional Development Advisory Council Rochester Announcements

Media outreach grant opportunities for BIPOC communities from Star Tribune supported by MPR.

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October 23, 2021: Facing Race 2021 Awards Ceremony

2021 Facing Race Awards Event on TPT 7PM October 24 and other broadcasts schedule. 

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October 23, 2021: Tackling Racism as a Public Health Issue

1. 10/22/2021 Presentation to CMRC;  2. August update posted on Olmsted County website

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October 20, 2021: APM Research Group MN Diversity Communities Survey

  1. Survey results 2. MINNESOTA’S DIVERSE COMMUNITIES SURVEY: WHAT? WHY? AND HOW?

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October 16, 2021: Adminstration of Rochester's 3.12M award from Minnesota Main Street Economic Revitalization Program

Press Release DMC EDA to administer 3.12M distribution of MN Main Street Economic Revitalization Program.

"Formal grant criteria will be established, including the prioritization of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) participation. DMC will serve as the administrator of the grant."

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October 10, 2021: Commitment to Action for Racial Justice project

September 27 2021, checkpoint meeting with commitment undersigned.  

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October 05, 2021: P-TECH 535

RCTC grand opening and IBM video in support of P-Tech. 

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September 22, 2021: History Center of Olmsted County

Newsletter and article about importance of the history center. 

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September 18, 2021: Zumbro Valley Medical Society

Zumbro Valley Medical Society program aims to connect medical students with local service providers as part of academic year elective.

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Lvl 1: Best Practice ; Business Process ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; Pandemic

Lvl 2: African American ; Asian American and Pacific Islander ; Diversity Training ; Native American ; Latino ; LGBT ; Women ; Veteran

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Organization Life Cycle Assessment (Pause, Startup, Steady, Isolated Impact, Collective Impact  Unknown)

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  1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
  2. Develop - program or application is being developed
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