A Mighty Oak Has Fallen

Published on: July 26th, 2007


Douglas Redd
Douglas Redd

Douglas Redd Memorial

On Wednesday, July 18, 2007 at 9:23 a.m. Douglas Redd, beloved founder and Artistic Director for Efforts of Grace, Inc. and Ashé Cultural Arts Center, was welcomed to the realm of the ancestors.

His spirit and legacy lives on and will be remembered in the work of Efforts of Grace and the Ashé Cultural Arts Center.

Memorial services will be held on the following dates:
Thursday, July 26 (Community Service)
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Treme Community Center
1400 St. Philip Street
Treme, New Orleans

Friday, July 27
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Ashé Cultural Arts Center,
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
Central City, New Orleans

A Repast will follow at Ashé Cultural Arts Center at 3:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to:
The Efforts of Grace/Douglas Redd Memorial Fund
c/o Hope Credit Union
1726 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70113

Donations will be dedicated to the Redd House Ashé Artist Housing Project.

Please visit Ashé Cultural Arts Center’s website or call (504) 569-9070 for more information.

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