Stuart Freedman serves on the Educational Initiatives Committee of the Sousa Mendes Foundation. He was a high school teacher in Worcester, MA whose career spanned from AP American History, Sociology, and Psychology, to Special Ed. A Vietnam War combat infantry veteran from 1965-66, he maintains a lifelong interest in World War II history, particularly the Holocaust and the Russian-German War. He is also passionate about American politics and since retiring leads a weekly Current Events Discussion Group. He participated in the Sousa Mendes Foundation's 2019 Journey on the Road to Freedom tour.