Community & Culture




Day Of Service

ESSENCE Adopts Central City

w/ Day Of Service celebrity ambassador, Lloyd

Thursday, July 5

Stay Woke Panel

with Luvvie Ajayi, Tarana Burke & Symone Sanders

Friday, July 7

Keynote Conversation

with Angela Rye

Saturday, July 7

Keynote Conversation

with Iyanla Vanzant

Saturday, July 7

Stop by a booth to learn more about your favorite University, sorority or community organization and how you can join their movements.

Hear some of the most influential voices in our culture amplify the issues that matter most in our communities and offer strategies for navigating the road ahead.

Join ESSENCE in giving back to a city that gives so much in the 2018 ESSENCE Day of Service on Thursday July 5, 2018. Check out opportunities to volunteer with our partners in projects around the city.