The Highlands Coalition

is composed of people who live and 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 critical 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 and groups into a strong alliance that benefits low-income and working-class people;
works with residents to meet needs, such as work skills, enabling them to find alternate sources of livelihood.

Adopted by the Board on September 15, 2015