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blackartskzoo Kalamazoo, MI- The Blacks Arts and Cultural Center is proud to announce the new Executive Director.

On January 20th, Yolonda Lavender was officially hired as the Executive Director of the Black Arts and Cultural Center. The BACC's search for a new director began when Sid Ellis resigned to assume a position with Kalamazoo's Colleague International. Then Board of Directors member, Yolonda Lavender took on the role of Interim Executive Director soon after Ellis' departure and stirred the organization for the latter portion of 2014 and worked on events such as The Black Arts Festival.

Lavender has earned a BA in Sociology from Western Michigan University. In addition, Lavender is a singer/song writer and community activist. She has served as an active board and committee member for a number of organizations in the Kalamazoo area, including Ujima Enterprises Incorporated and the First Day Shoe Fund. The young leader has brought fresh and new energy to the BACC as well as a diverse background that crosses into the world of arts and business.

As Executive Director, Lavender will be responsible for managing the daily operations and activities sponsored by the BACC, collaborating with other community and arts organizations, and representing The Black Arts and Cultural Center within the community and abroad.
A meet-and-greet of the new Executive Director and Board of Directors will held in the Gail Sydnor Gallery in the Epic Center on Monday, February 23rd from 6:00-7:00pm. Click link in bio to view full press release.

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