Tuesday, Jan 21, 7-9 PM

National Day of Racial Healing Concert

Ashé Cultural Arts Center
Getting there
1712 Oretha C Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA

Ashé Cultural Arts Center, Foundation for Louisiana, The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation and Poets & Writers, Inc. are pleased to present a National Day of Racial Healing concert . The event will occur on January 21, 2020; 7:00-9:15 p.m. at George & Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center, 1225 N. Rampart St. in New Orleans . Doors open at 6:00 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Leading with respect for racial diversity and a quest for equity, performances are expected to inspire and provoke healthy conversation. Featured spoken word and musical artists are Les Cenelles, Donney Rose, Spirit & Sparrow, Linett Tovar, and Tanya & Dorise. This is an annual day to call for racial healing, celebrate our common humanity and take collective action to create a more just and equitable world. The National Day of Racial Healing is part of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation's National Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Initiative. National Day of Racial Healing is a call to action to help mobilize communities, organizations and individuals across the United States in support of Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation. Overall, communities, organizations and individuals are being asked to: 1) proclaim a new narrative that refutes the ideology of a hierarchy of human value ...; 2) acknowledge that there are still deep racial divisions in America ... and 3) commit to engaging representatives from all racial, ethnic, religious and identity groups in genuine efforts to increase understanding, communication, caring and respect for one another and the perceived other. (FAQ from dayofracialhealing.com) For more information, call (504) 569-9070