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


Talent:   Lloyd

Appearing

Thursday 10:00 AM Day of Service

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