Creative Placemaking programs:
Little Africa Annual Festival and African Parade
African Economic Development Solutions (AEDS) hold Little Africa festival annually the first week of August to celebrate the diversity, resilience, hard work, as well as beauty of African art and culture. AEDS is pioneering in community building using art and culture that weave community together We use art and culture as a catalyst for economic development strategy. The festival brings thousands of visitors to Little African Cultural Business District that helps
businesses gain new customer base and increase their revenue. You can visit us on Facebook: www.littleafricafest.com
Through our African Parade, AEDS aims to strengthen the social fabric of African immigrants, help in building more connected communities, and eliminate social isolation. Through Little African Annual Festival and African Parade, AEDS aims to weave African immigrants and other communities together to strengthen and build vibrant communities.