The council works within the 18 Hmong clans in Minnesota to promote and protect the Hmong culture and community. We work to build community, resolve cultural conflicts and increase community resources.
Assist Hmong Minnesotans in their struggle to adjust to and integrate with the American system, including legal services, schools, social services, government agencies and cultural systems
Preserve the traditional culture
Organize the younger generation for the future
Strengthen community identity through education, preservation and promotion
Build partnerships between the Hmong and larger community
You can click on the high lighted blue box to visit the individual clan’s website. The 18 participating clans are:
COVID-19 Detail Information
We are proud to partnering with Ramsey County to provide COVID-19 information to our Hmong community. To the right of this page, you can click on any … MORE...
It’s an honor and privilege to have been elected by the Council members and the Clan leaders to serve as the 2020-2021 President of the Hmong 18 Council. Thank you, for entrusting me to serve as Hmong 18 Council President. I have served the Hmong 18 Council organization for the last two terms as a Council members and Vice-President. I am eager to enhance the growth and prosperity of the Hmong 18 Council organization.The Hmong 18 council is a non-profit (501 C3) organization founded in 1997. Our … more...
The murders of Bao Yang, Lily Mai Rue Vang, and True Cindy Vang have caused an aching in the heart of our community. We send our deepest condolences to the surviving families of these atrocious crimes. We understand that there is much work needed to be done in the education of domestic violence in our community.
Domestic violence has traditionally been a discrete issue in the Hmong community where the recipients mediate through kwv tij and neej tsa. To our Hmong families, please seek out … [Read More...]
Hmong 18 Council, Inc. (H18C) in Minnesota condemns domestic violence in all forms.
Domestic violence, whether exposed publicly for all to see or concealed behind closed doors, is destructive and leave behind wounds that thwarts the social, emotional, psychological, and cognitive progression of our community and its members. For H18C, whose calling is to unite the voice of the community by sharing and planning for its prosperity, we are adamant in our position and values that there can be no … [Read More...]