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About Us

Our History & Geography of Service


For over 30 years, the Windom Community Council (WCC), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, has served the diverse Windom neighborhood located in southwest Minneapolis, safeguarding a high quality of life for our residents and the prosperity to our local businesses. 

Through our programs, we provide Windom residents all ages, cultures, races and income levels with the information, tools, and resources to engage civically and help lead in building a stronger and sustainable Windom. 

We support the sound community and economic development of the neighborhood, ensuring that Windom remains a great neighborhood to live in, work in and visit.


Windom is a southwest Minneapolis neighborhood. Abutting I-35W and Highway 62, Windom residents enjoy a location that is near many of the metro area’s best features: Minnehaha Creek and the Chain of Lakes, direct access for work or play to major arterials and the International Airport, great local businesses and short drives to major cultural attractions and malls.

City of Minneapolis - Neighborhood profile of Windom

Mission Statement

The Windom Community seeks to be recognized, locally and beyond, as an attractive, supportive and involved neighborhood that takes pride in its cultural diversity and rich history. We are a community of people who strive to provide a safe, clean, educational and prosperous haven for all our residents and businesses. 


The purpose of the WCC shall be to:

  1. Consider and act upon issues which affect the livability and quality of the neighborhood;

2. Provide an open process by which members may involve themselves in neighborhood
3. Take positions in matters of civic interest and promote those positions in
4. Inform residents of events or plans affecting the neighborhood; and
5. Establish and maintain open communication with other organizations, such as district
coalitions, educational institutions, other neighborhood associations, and city, county
and state government agencies.

Board of Directors (click here)


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