CHACC is a family. CHACC is a tribe.
Congress Heights Arts + Culture Center is a 501 (c)(3) organization with a mission to expose, inspire + educate both youth + adults to the rich arts + cultural opportunities, specifically in Wards 7 + 8, from a historical + modern day prospective.
CHACC was established to the explore arts + culture of people of the African Diaspora, specifically, communities of African Americans, residing East of the Anacostia River.
CHACC’s purpose is to develop + expand cultural + artistic opportunities for our residents. One of CHACC’s highest priority is to weave children + youth into the fabric of the economic revitalization occurring in the communities within Wards 7 and 8.
CHACC is not just a home to East of the River creatives but home full of legacy. Formerly the residence + business space of the Executive Director's father, the arts + culture center serves as a tangible example of black ownership, generational success + cultural legacy.