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DEI Events

This is a collection of what is deemed to be events having impacts on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.  


Noteworthy are events that OpenBeam is involved in.  


For example: 

Organization Noteworthy Initiatives (Tracked on Beam)
City of Rochester

Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI)

Civic Equity, Education Equity, Health Equity

Diversity Council








Start Date Title Description Tags
Nov 04, 2021 08:30 AM Mayo Clinic: Rise for Equity: Reflect, Inspire, Strength & Empower 2021 ('diversity', 'America City for Health', 'education', 'Health')
Sep 27, 2021 12:00 PM NPC Gathering on Racial Justice Commitment Status ('Diversity', 'npc')
Sep 26, 2021 04:00 PM ISAIAH Honesty and Equity in Education: a narrative and messaging training We’ll get equipped with messaging tools to engage effectively in conversations around education equity issues, CRT, Covid safety, and the urgent need to fully fund public education so all students have the opportunities to thrive no matter their race, socioeconomic status, gender, or geography ('faith', 'Education', 'Diversity', 'youth', 'ISAIAH')
Sep 18, 2021 12:00 PM Village: Farm Fest Join us for this year’s Food, Art, Recreation, and Music (FARM) Fest as we celebrate the 2021 harvest. Guests can enjoy a silent auction, a multicultural collaboration of artists, cooks, musicians, and more! See (and taste!) foods from all over the world, grown right here in Rochester at The Village Community Garden! ('food', 'welcoming', 'Diversity')
Sep 17, 2021 05:30 PM 2021 IMAA Presents: "The Pearl Gala" ('welcoming', 'imaa', 'immigrant', 'diversity', 'smif')
Sep 17, 2021 04:30 PM Citizenship Day Celebration at the Olmsted County Government Center Join Olmsted County and Rochester City Officials to celebrate Citizenship and Constitution Day and recognize those who have recently become naturalized citizens. Cake and coffee will be provided. ('food', 'welcoming', 'Diversity')
Sep 16, 2021 04:30 PM CMRC 2021 Meeting Supporting Welcoming Week Monthly Coalition Meeting -- this one is special as it happens during SE MN Welcoming Week. ('diversity', 'Diversity Council', 'welcoming', 'CMRC', 'openbeam', 'Diversity', 'cmrc')
Sep 15, 2021 12:00 PM Inclusive Workforce Employer Designation Lunch & Learn ('Diversity', 'workforce')
Sep 14, 2021 09:00 AM Belonging Begins With Us: Why and How of Welcoming New Neighbors Laura Bordelon with the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce will share the findings from a recently released report on the economic impact of immigrants in Minnesota, conducted by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Foundation with support from the McKnight Foundation. ('welcoming', 'Diversity', 'smif')
Sep 13, 2021 05:30 PM Human Library at Rochester Public Library In Support of Welcoming Week The Human Library of Southeastern Minnesota educates people using human experience, cultivating empathy in such a manner that differences, barriers, and prejudice fall away - we expose and nurture the spirit of humankind by building common understanding and connections. ('welcoming', 'openbeam', 'Human Library', 'diversity', 'CMRC')
Sep 13, 2021 09:00 AM Gracious Hosting Training - Diversity Council An engaging workshop about developing cultural inclusivity by exploring the tenets of gracious hosting as they apply to organizations and communities. Participants will draw parallels between their own heritage and culture and those of others. ('welcoming', 'Diversity', 'Diversity Council')
Sep 12, 2021 01:00 PM Belonging Begins with Us - Welcoming Week Celebration New & old neighbors alike in the Rochester area are invited to come and meet one another as well as the varioius organizations that work to make our community a place where all people thrive. ('welcoming', 'culture', 'Culture', 'Diversity', 'CMRC')
Sep 10, 2021 08:00 AM 2021 SE MN Together: Welcoming Week ('Culture', 'Diversity', 'CMRC', 'culture')
Sep 09, 2021 05:00 PM Welcoming Week 2021 Kickoff: Belonging Begins with Us Iranian American comedian, actor slated to emcee Welcoming Week kickoff event ('welcoming', 'Diversity')
Sep 09, 2021 01:00 PM Federal Reserve Bank: Racism and the Economy: Focus on Health ('diversity', 'Health/Wellness', 'Health', 'Entrepreneurship')
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