Established as a program of the Paul
Green Foundation in 2001, the project was launched as a separate 501(c)(3) in 2004.
The VISION of the
North Carolina Freedom Monument Park is to create and strengthen bonds among
diverse people, to educate and enhance mutual understanding, and to serve as a
model of cooperation, respect and common values.
is to build a public art park in the center of the North Carolina’s State
Capital to tell visitors young and old the story of freedom through the African
American experience, and celebrate the struggle for freedom by all people.
The Freedom Monument Park will be located on
the corners of Wilmington and Lane Streets in Raleigh, North Carolina behind
Archives and History/State Library and across the street from the North
Carolina Legislative Building in easy access to the thousands of school
children who come from all over the State each year in their study of North