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About EEDC

Inspiring hope & contributing to the revitalization & preservation of Third Ward

Emancipation Economic Development Council

We, the EEDC, are a collaborative of organized, informed, and engaged faith-based organizations, nonprofits, community development corporations, businesses, local government entities, and other stakeholders from the community.

Our mission is to inspire hope and contribute to the revitalization and preservation of the Emancipation Park neighborhood of Third Ward. Its vision is a resilient, dynamic, and economically prosperous community where people live, work and thrive in a historically and culturally rich African American neighborhood.

Our vision is a resilient, dynamic, and economically prosperous community where people live, work, and thrive in a historically and culturally rich African-American neighborhood.

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John Nicklos II

Business Program Coordinator
jnicklos@emancipationhouston.org

Kezia Nykaro

Communications Specialist
knykaro@emancipationhouston.org

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