The Highlands Coalition is composed of people who live or work in the Highlands, which is bounded by Chestnut, Washington, Essex Streets and Western Avenue:
acts on economic, social and political matters to improve life in the neighborhood;
believes that community schools, working with non-profits, are a pathway out of poverty;
intends to build community in other low-income neighborhoods of Lynn;
intends to become a community development corporation, acquiring and managing property;
mobilizes people into a strong alliance that benefits low-income and working-class people;
works with residents to meet needs, enabling them to find alternate sources of livelihood.
Adopted by the Board on September 15, 2015