City Council


350 S. 5th St., Room 307
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2205
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Council Member Blong Yang

See Ward 5 neighborhoods and boundaries
See Ward 5 neighborhoods and boundaries

Blong Yang is the first Hmong-American to be elected to the Minneapolis City Council. He is devoted to this new chapter in public service and has pledged to represent all of his constituents fully and fairly. His main objective is to improve the quality of life in North Minneapolis for all residents. He would like to:

  1. make North Minneapolis safer and attract more economic development;
  2. encourage greater prosperity and community in Ward 5 by expanding the number of and access to living wage jobs and affordable housing in North Minneapolis; and
  3. work to eliminate racial gaps in employment, education, health, homeownership, and other areas.

Last updated Dec 19, 2013