Mission Statement

Cultural Arts Coalition (CAC) was founded in 1979 as a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. It’s purpose is to educate and empower the community by establishing and maintaining community oriented programs through the use of arts, culture and social awareness. CAC implements its mission by:

1) Promoting African American art and culture, using art music and history to instill cultural awareness of the Afro-Centric perspective

2) Offering educational programs based on current and relevant community and social issues.

CAC’s primary programs include the coordination and hosting of the Annual 5th Ave Arts Festival and offering educational empowerment programs for at risk youth to foster environmental awareness and develop healthy lifestyles.