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Zimbabwe Cultural Centre in Detroit (ZCCD) mission is to educate, archive, and promote the arts and culture of Zimbabwe. Our goal is to encourage strong ties between culture producers and residents in both Zimbabwe and abroad acting as catalysts for critical artistic production as well as cultural exchange between diverse communities.



PARTNERS / Oakland Avenue Artists Coaliton

Sharon Sevenzo with Halima Cassells who became. ZCCD Research Fellow in 2018-9, at Northend Market, Detroit, 2017. Halima Cassells is a member of OAAC.

The Oakland Avenue Artists of Coalition (OAAC) is a grassroots community organization whose mission is to serve as a catalyst for the transformation of Oakland Avenue into the North End’s art corridor. The corridor will feature a public art park and continuous performing arts events at varying locations along the avenue. OAAC strives to engage and encourage neighborhood youth in positive self-expression through the arts and uplift and heal the community infrastructure of the North End neighborhood through artistic place making while building an art economy that sustains artists. OAAC’s multi-generational leadership includes artists of multiple disciplines in the performing and visual arts.

Learn more their OAAC website.