Breaking Down the Ninth Ward’s Negative Narratives Through Dance.

Breaking Down the Ninth Ward’s Negative Narratives Through Dance.

Growing up today is hard in New Orleans.Children are coming up in broken homes, sometimes with neither of their parents present or alive. Fourteen-year-olds are forced to cope with losing their friends to violence.The negatives feel so big. The pit feels too deep. The...
Transforming The Community, One Smile at a Time

Transforming The Community, One Smile at a Time

Shirley Howard is a 9th Ward native who has been serving her community for almost 50 years! She graduated from George Washington Carver High School in 1968 and attended Southern University before returning to George Washington Carver High School to teach in 1973. “I...