The Victory Neighborhood Association (ViNA) is the neighborhood organization serving the Victory Neighborhood of Minneapolis. ViNA’s mission is to protect and promote neighborhood interests and the health, safety, and general welfare of the residents in a non-partisan, educational, and cooperative manner. The organization was founded as part of Minneapolis’ Neighborhood Revitalization Program and works to connect neighbors to one another and to the issues that directly impact them to nourish a thriving, rooted, and inclusive Victory Neighborhood.

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Recent Articles

You Can Redesign Our Parks

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) has spent the last year meeting with North Minneapolis neighbors learning how our parks are used and what improvements are most desired at each neighborhood park. The information gathered from these conversations was provided to local and national designers who have now developed initial design concepts for every…
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A Snapshot on Safety & Crime

Tim Hammett, the Minneapolis Police Department crime prevention specialist for the Victory Neighborhood, was a featured guest at ViNA’s January community meeting. He presented crime data  specific to the neighborhood. Some notable information he relayed included: There were 172 Part One crimes committed in Victory in 2017. Crime in Victory was down by 9% between…
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Holiday Lights Contest

The contest is a longstanding tradition for a home on Washburn Avenue Amy Gonyea believes her house on Washburn Avenue was calling her to it. Amy and her husband, Todd, were looking to relocate and were considering Victory for its close proximity to their workplaces. They saw houses all over the metro, but something about…
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