Freedom Center creates new fund to honor lifelong educator

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center recently announced the Verneida I. Britton Memorial Fund, in celebration of her life and to ensure her legacy lives on in terms of commitment to excellence in education, guest experience and cultural leadership development among young people.

Verneida I. Britton lived her life educating and helping others achieve their goals. In particular, she had a love for teaching history and inspiring youth to reach their full potential. Verneida brought this passion to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center when it opened in 2004, playing a significant role in developing some of its key programs. She passed away this past March.

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