To inspire, educate and challenge through presentations of the visual, literary and performing arts.
To foster urban youth empowerment through African Diasporic music and mentoring by promoting musical proficiency, cultural literacy and resilience.
To ensure all Buncombe County young children will be healthy and prepared to succeed when they enter school.
To enrich quality of life in Burke County through cultural and artistic activities.
Economic development and downtown revitalization.
To energize our community through arts Excellence
To provide immediate assistance to members of our community who are experiencing crisis in the areas of food, shelter, or finances while engaging them in a series of actions that will empower them to move beyond crisis.