The Grind Fest

The Grind Fest The Grind Fest was a networking and educational event in which the Community Progress Council (CPC) engaged in various discussions on topics related to BIPOC communities and resource accessibility. The event provided an opportunity for CPC to collaborate with others, gain insights, and learn from the experiences of individuals who face challenges […]

ontrack award – Giannina Callejas

    Congratulations to our Co- Executive Director Giannina Callejas for her nomination as Client of the Year at Ontrack Financial Education and Counseling 50th year celebration. Your success is our success. “My success greatly comes from the support CPC has given me. At 23 CPC believed in, held me and saw me (this was […]

Black Love team strategizing the future

Black Love team strategizing the future we had the pleasure to work with Lauren for a morning of conversations, brainstorming, and strategizing the future of Black love. This event took place at the beautiful town of Barnardsville NC.  

Interview with Alexandria Ravanel from Noir Collective

Alexandria Ravanel is the co-founder of the Noir Collective, a local effort to showcase the art and culture from BIPOC community in Asheville Noir Collective AVL, located in the historic Black business district, referred to as The Block, is a Black-owned boutique shop & art gallery featuring Black entrepreneurs. We are a network of wellness […]

CPC is supporting Sistas caring 4 sistas

  Buy tickets for the 1st annual Black Maternal Health Fundraiser featuring Omari Maynard on April 29. Join us for an evening of celebration and inspiration. Buy tickets:…/sc4s-1st-annual-black….

UNCA Festival de Hip Hop Nativo

About the Festival Overview   During the weeklong residency, hip-hop Indigenous artists, graffiti artists and DJs will meet on the campus of UNC Asheville (Antokiasdiyi, Cherokee territory) to share and exchange their music and language with our community. This is a unique opportunity for the university and community to engage with contemporary Native American and […]

March and April will be special gatherings

We are refocusing Black Love and taking it to the people. March and April will be special gatherings. We are sharing stories, visioning, and evaluating the impact of Black Love. Thank you to those who shared your experience from the past, present, and future of how we come together.The next special gathering is April 25th. […]