The Arts Facet
Connecting Threads – Quilted Pillow Top
Under the leadership of the Arts Facet Chair and committee members, local HBCU students meet every other month beginning in September 2021 through March 2022 in this platform (Canvas course and Zoom meetings).

The 10 HBCU students will have access to a sewing machine, purchased by the Crescent City (LA) Chapter. Upon completion of the pillow, the student will be awarded the sewing machine. All participants also receive a packet with all the supplies needed to complete the project including: pre-cut fabric squares, batting, stuffing, needles, scissors, thread, pins, thimble and any other supplies needed to complete the quilted pillowtop.

The final evaluation includes completion of the Canvas course and all on-line assignments. The completed pillow is also a desired outcome.

Connecting Threads – Quilted Pillow Top
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Arts and Advocacy Poetry Reading
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The Ogden Museum opened its doors for free admission during MLK week. Crescent City Links provided volunteers for art exhibits and assisted at creative stations for children. CCCL sponsored an award presented to a participant in the One Book One New Orleans – Words and Music Literary Fest. The Arts partnered with International Trends and Services in hosting the Arthur Ashe One World Diaspora Youth Club in culinary arts and international Cuisine. A cooking demonstration was held utilizing Caribbean foods.

MLK Service Day
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“Linked In Friendship, Connected In Service”