The West Bank has long welcomed new communities with open arms. These organizations provide a host of important services to our community. Plenty of opportunities to volunteer, donate, and make a difference.


African Development Center
1931 5th St. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Providing business loans and educating prospective home owners. The center helps entrepreneurs develop their business plans, and also teaches financial literacy. ADC provides training, lending and technical assistance to guide African immigrants and refugees in Minnesota along the path to economic prosperity. Ultimately, the center is about helping its clients make positive investments in the community.


Brian Coyle Community Center
420 15th Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Brian Coyle Community Center offers residents an institutional-size kitchen, six multi-purpose meeting rooms and a food shelf. The center is named after the late Brian J. Coyle, former vice president of the Minneapolis City Council. In addition to the programs run by Pillsbury United Communities, a number of other organizations operate out of the Coyle Center, including the Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota, Emerge Community Development, and Pan African Legal Aid.


KFAI Fresh Air Radio
1808 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

KFAI offers unique arts, talk, and cultural programming throughout the week: community affairs, health, artist interviews, literary discussions, radio drama, and documentaries. You can also find shows for the Twin Cities Hmong, Somali, Ethiopian, Eritrean, Oromo, Filipino, Cambodian, Vietnamese, South Indian, and Native American communities, among others…Radio without boundaries at FM 90.3 in Minneapolis and 106.7 in St. Paul.


People’s Center Health Services
425 S. 20th Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

A Community Health Center dedicated to providing affordable, high quality medical care for everyone. Actively promoting the health and well-being of people living and working in the Cedar Riverside and neighboring communities through a full range of services.

Korean Service Center
630 Cedar Ave S. #B1
Minneapolis, MN 55454
(612) 342-1344

The Minnesota Chapter of the, National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP). Provides resources and services to vulnerable Koreans and other immigrant-Americans while striving to promote their rich cultural heritage for all interested people.


Riverside Plaza Tenant Association
Resource Center
1515 S Fourth St
Minneapolis, MN 55454
(612) 338-4192

The Riverside Plaza Tenants’ Association exists to build a cohesive community, which embraces the diverse cultural and economic realities of the Riverside Plaza residents, and to represent and further the interests of these tenants.


West Bank Community Development Corporation
1808 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

The West Bank CDC is a non-profit development corporation created in 1973 to address the needs of the Cedar Riverside community. The Board of Directors is made up primarily of neighborhood residents elected each year.