Treme 7th Ward Cultural District

Cheryl R. Austin, raised in Historic Treme, is the Executive Director of Greater Tremé Consortium, Inc., a twenty-three-year-old non-profit that has provided affordable housing services, a supporter of small business development; and a preservationist of indigenous culture and traditions of Historic Treme.  State-appointed as liaison for Treme/7th Ward Culture District in April 2015, Cheryl is a licensed tour guide, culture event planner, and a participant in cultural and traditional activities which include designing and sewing traditional clothing, umbrellas, and sashes.  Also, she is a community advocate for Treme residents and culture bearers.

Mission Statement:
Develop and implement goals and objectives to promote cultural products, programs, projects and activities to increase visitors to the Tremé/7th Ward Cultural District. Promote awareness of original artwork sales tax exemption and historic tax credits for business development. Create economic opportunities with special attention given to the Claiborne Corridor.

Cheryl R. Austin, raised in Historic Treme, is the Executive Director of Greater Tremé Consortium, Inc., a twenty-three-year-old non-profit that has provided affordable housing services, a supporter of small business development; and a preservationist of indigenous culture and traditions of Historic Treme.  State-appointed as liaison for Treme/7th Ward Culture District in April 2015, Cheryl is a licensed tour guide, culture event planner, and a participant in cultural and traditional activities which include designing and sewing traditional clothing, umbrellas, and sashes.  Also, she is a community advocate for Treme residents and culture bearers.

Mission Statement:
Develop and implement goals and objectives to promote cultural products, programs, projects and activities to increase visitors to the Tremé/7th Ward Cultural District. Promote awareness of original artwork sales tax exemption and historic tax credits for business development. Create economic opportunities with special attention given to the Claiborne Corridor.

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