Youth Violence Prevention Executive Committee Vacancies

The Youth Violence Prevention Executive Committee was created by Resolution 2008R-297 on July 25, 2008 to direct efforts to significantly reduce youth violence in Minneapolis by doing the following:

Oversee the general implementation of the Youth Violence Prevention Blueprint for Action;

Provide advice and recommendations on high level strategic and policy issues including the objectives and priorities of the Blueprint for Action;

Serve as a decision-making body on recommendations offered by Policy Committees and the Youth Violence Prevention Community Advisory Committee;

Review the need for and recommend the establishment of specialized work groups;

Develop strategic partnerships and leverage resources to achieve the goals of the Blueprint for Action; and

Promote and engage a cross section of community stakeholders in the implementation of the plan.

Deadline: Open until filled.


There are currently 17 seats coming to the end of their terms; new terms will beginning immediately, and end December 31, 2018.

Note: Vacancies may have incumbents seeking re-appointment.

All positions will be appointed by the Mayor with approval by the City Council. Applicants must be representatives from the following communities/sectors: Financial/Business, Health Care, Academic, Minneapolis Public Schools, Law Enforcement, Foundation Community, Faith Communities, Community Organizer, and Students.

Application Instructions

Complete the Application Form (pdf) and the Voluntary Demographic Questionnaire (pdf).

Send completed forms to [email protected], or by fax: 612-673-3812, or:

City Clerk Appointments
Room 304, 350 South Fifth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1382

You can apply on your own behalf, nominate others for consideration, or inform the City Clerk's Office of someone to whom you'd like application materials to be sent.


Committee Contact: Sasha Cotton 612-673-2729; [email protected] 

City Clerk Contact: 612-673-2216; [email protected]

Selection Process

Applications are forwarded from the City Clerk to the Mayor’s office where the applications are reviewed for recommendation to the Chair of Public Safety, Civil Rights, & Emergency Management Committee and by approval of the full Council.

Should you require a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate, or information in an alternative format, please contact the Office of City Clerk at 612-673-2216 or [email protected]. People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000. TTY users call 612-673-2157.  

Para asistencia 612-673-2700 - Rau kev pab 612-673-2800 - Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.


Last updated Feb 22, 2018



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