Ashé Cultural Arts Center is an initiative of Efforts of Grace, Inc., a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3), organization that creates and supports programs, activities, and creative works emphasizing the contributions of people of African descent. Located in Central City New Orleans, the Center provides opportunities for art presentations, community development, artist support, and the creation of partnerships that amplify outreach and support efforts. 




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January 17, 2017 | Luncheon:  Noon-1:30 PM;  Healing Suite: 5:00 - 9:00 PM Ashé Cultural Arts Center | 1724 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., NOLA Free and open to the public
Ashé Cultural Arts Center, in partnership with the Institute of Women & Ethnic Studies (IWES) and the Foundation for Louisiana, join the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) and partners across the country to spotlight and acknowledge the National Day of Racial Healing.  The day will include a luncheon featuring speakers Carol Bebelle, Denese Shervington and Flozell Daniels, who will share the National Truth Racial Healing Transformation presentation. Spoken word artists Frederick "Hollywood" Delahoussaye and Christine "Cfreedom" Brown will perform.  A Healing Suite featuring Dancing Grounds, a Red Tent event, empowering discussions, acupuncture, yoga, healing touch, music and more will happen from 5:00-9:00 PM.  Refreshments will be served.
January 18, 2017 | 6:30 PM - Doors/open mic sign up at 6:00 PM Ashé Cultural Arts Center | 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., NOLA Free and open to the public
Open to 7th-12th grade students in the Greater New Orleans area (or young people who are out of school but fall within this age group). N.O.Y.O.M. provides a stage and space for young people to explore themselves, to share their writing and experiences with their peers, and to support one another in their artistic endeavors.  Visit