Community Works Receives Action for the Arts Award

NEW ORLEANS, LA –Community Works of Louisiana (CWLA) received an Action for the Arts Grant from the International House of Blues Foundation (IHOBF) – New Orleans. This award will be used to support CWLA’s afterschool Hip Hop and Music Production Program.

“We are extremely excited about this new support for our students and this program,” said Executive Director Chandler Nutik, “Thank you to the International House of Blues Foundation-New Orleans. The students in our afterschool programs will benefit not only musically but also academically from this Action for the Arts award.”

CWLA is one of seven, fall 2012, local organizations who received funding from IHOBF-New Orleans. CWLA’s Hip Hop and Music Production Program works to develop students music skills through introducing them to such music basics as: rhythm, piano, drums, song structure, and music production.

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 Community Works of Louisiana, Inc. (CWLA) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that seeks to support, promote and advance education for the benefit of youth in Louisiana.  Since February 2009, CWLA has offered comprehensive program management and instructor placement for enrichment-integrated extended learning programs throughout the Greater New Orleans Area.

 The International House of Blues Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing the arts to schools and communities through programs that promote cultural understanding and encourage creative expression.