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1

Conduct public programs that broaden the audience, understanding, and appreciation of African American history and significant historic places.

2

Develop teachers’ workshops, texts, and curricula rooted in the unique history of the Freeman Houses and Bridgeport, Connecticut’s historic South End.

3

Engage in projects and activities that advance the goals of historic preservation while providing the community with expanded employment, job training, affordable housing, and economic opportunities.

4

Facilitate and play a leadership role in the acquisition, rehabilitation and adaptive re-use of African-American landmarks and/or buildings eligible for historic designation.

5

Honor the Freeman Sisters by conducting scholarly research, educational outreach, and seminars about the socio-economic history of women and people of color in the Greater Bridgeport area.

6

Honor the Freeman Sisters by encouraging initiatives and achievements in areas related to financial services for women, including financial education.

7

Convene stakeholders and collaborate around shared social, cultural, and development issues.

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