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Houston Freedmen's Town Conservancy

Houston Freedmen's Town Conservancy

EIN: 83-2421452


Houston Freedmen's Town Conservancy (HFTC) is charged with "Telling the Story of Freedom" in the historic Freedmen's Town, Houston’s oldest African American neighborhood, located in the Fourth Ward district. HFTC’s primary focus is to protect and preserve the history of Freedmen’s Town for the benefit of future generations. We support community engagement, re-education, and heritage-based tourism and events.

  • Grassroots (using collective action from Black community to effect change at the local, regional, or national level)

  • Community-based (approach allows communities to have an active role and participate in highlighting and addressing the issues that matter to them)

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