Minneapolis on its way to becoming a Yellow Ribbon city

Minneapolis is on its way to becoming a Yellow Ribbon city, joining other Minnesota cities that are working to build a strong network within their communities to coordinate resources and better support the needs of local service members, veterans and their families.

On April 17, the City held a Yellow Ribbon planning event to work with key partners in developing a comprehensive action plan that will serve as the basis for receiving Yellow Ribbon designation with the State of Minnesota. Next, the draft plan will be presented to the Minneapolis Yellow Ribbon Network Steering Committee on May 16.

When completed, the action plan will map out how Minneapolis as a community (government agencies, nonprofit and social service organizations, veterans and military affairs groups, the business and faith communities, education) will work collectively to ensure that active service members, veterans and their families are well-connected to a network of services and resources.

You can find more information on this effort at www.minneapolismn.gov/yellowribbon.

 

Published Apr. 24, 2013