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Emerging Leaders for African Art Host a Benefit Celebrating the Youth Ambassadors Internship Program

May 15, 2012
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Taj Lounge
48 West 21st Street
Open bar 6 - 7 pm
Complimentary hors d'oeuvres
Tickets are $30 in advance, available for purchase HERE, or $35 at the door
If you can't attend but want to support the Youth Ambassadors program, make a donation HERE.

Hosted by Chef Joe Johnson, host of Kids Love Cooking with Chef JJ and the first winner of Bravo's televised cooking competition Rocco's Dinner Party.

All proceeds will support the Youth Ambassadors Internship Program, which unites diverse New York high school students to work with the Museum for one year, providing essential arts and workplace-readiness education along with paid internship experience.

ELA Host Committee:
Novisi Atadika
Jemaine Buchanan
Lauren Grant
Joseph Lewis
Dara Marshal
Alton Murray
Venus Okeke
Ayo Roach
Leslie Uku

Emerging Leaders for African Art is a body of young professionals dedicated to bringing awareness and support to the Museum for African Art. Members of ELA hold a vital position in assisting the Museum staff to strategically plan and coordinate key aspects of the institution's outreach activities. ELA members are responsible for meeting fundraising goals and developing and carrying out initiatives that further the mission and work of the Museum. If you are interested in joining ELA contact Claire Hoffman, Manager of Individual Giving and Special Events, at choffman@africanart.org or (718) 784-7700 ext. 119.

To see some of the work of the Museum's Youth Ambassadors, visit their Tumblr page here.

Open bar sponsored by Double Cross Vodka.

Music by DJ Commish.

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