Windom Community Council (WCC)
The Windom Community Council (WCC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving the diverse Windom neighborhood located in southwest Minneapolis. It is managed by a Board of Directors who volunteer their time to ensure that Windom remains a great neighborhood live, work and visit. They work together to set the direction of the organization, ensure sound fiscal procedures, develop projects with community stakeholders and organize events that build community.
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 - http://www.mncompass.org/profiles/neighborhoods/minneapolis/windom
WCC 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.
Windom Reads is an annual children's literacy program that brings together Windom areas families with local children's books authors, local children's book publishing houses and local partners including the National Federation of the Blind: Minnesota Chapter, the Minneapolis Police and Fire Departments, Minneapolis Public Schools (Windom School), Hennepin County (Washburn) Library, and other organizations to promote reading to children.
Tots Rock Dance Party is an annual dance event organized for neighborhood children 0-7 years of age. It promotes healthy eating and exercise within families, in the cold winter months. The project was created by Windom mothers who saw a need for programming targeting children under the age of 7 that promotes a healthy lifestyle and getting active.
Windom Community Garden. Since its creation in 2012, the Windom Community Garden has worked to create a gardening space that provides opportunities for people to grow their own food, increase healthy activity, get to know their neighbors, learn from each other and create a productive and beautiful commons in an urban area. The goals of the Windom Community Garden include:
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