ZIMBABWE CULTURAL CENTRE IN DETROIT’Smission is to educate, archive, & promote the arts & culture of Zimbabwe. We continuously strive to encourage strong ties between culture-producers & residents in Zimbabwe, Detroit, & abroad, acting as catalysts for critical artistic production as well as cultural exchange between 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.