City establishes new youth cabinet

The Minneapolis City Council today approved a resolution establishing a new youth cabinet that will help identify and incorporate the needs of youth and families into the work of all City departments.

The Youth Cabinet will include representatives from many City departments and will work to incorporate youth and children in departments’ goals, business planning and work while also identifying and fostering opportunities for engaging neighborhood and community partners in supporting youth and families.

Membership of the Cabinet will include at least one representative each from the City Coordinator’s Office, Health Department, Police Department, Civil Rights Department, Public Works Department, Neighborhood and Community Relations Department, Community Planning and Economic Development Department, as well as one City Council Member appointed by the Council President; and one member from the Mayor’s office appointed by the Mayor.

Published Oct. 4, 2013