Mission Statement

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