Day of Service Pep Rally and Excellence Awards
We’re kicking off Day of Service right with an explosive Pep Rally followed by the inaugural ESSENCE Excellence Awards honoring Central City change agents. With Day of Service celebrity ambassadors Saints’ tight end, Benjamin Watson, singer, Lloyd, and culinary influencer Jake Smollett.
Excellence Awards Honorees:
Mentorship/Education – Larry J. Irvin and Kristyna N. Jones, Co-Founders of Brothers Empowered to Teach (Be2T)
Economic Empowerment/Entrepreneurship – Asali DeVan Ecclesiastes, Director, Claiborne Corridor / Cultural Innovation District
Community Activism – Akua Carol Bebelle, Co-founder and Executive Director of Ashé Cultural Arts Center
Location: Dryades YMCA 2220 Oretha C Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113
We're kicking off Day of Service right with an explosive Pep Rally followed by the 2018 Excellence Awards and a special guest performance! Location: Dryades YMCA 2220 Oretha C Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113