Wister Neighborhood Council was iincorporated on July 22, 1968 and is a 501 c 3 community base organization that allows residents within its service area to participate at the neighborhood level in an advisory role, in planning, implementing, and assessing community development activities in their community, WNC's mission reads: "Wister Neighbohood Council endeavors to be an agent to help residents harness the power of the community, promote positive change through leadership, and improve and sustain the socil and economic fabric of their community".
To fulfill its mission WVC engages residents, businesses, and institutions within its service area to participate in the community decision-making. WNC continues to consistently build on its efforts to reachout to the minority population of its service area. WNC utilizes a block-by-block organizing strategy to engage residents. Board member are recruited and elected to serve a three year term.