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Friends of SPA

Friends of SPA

Alabama Outward Bound School
Outward Bound is a non-profit educational organization and expeditionary learning school. We serve people of all ages and backgrounds through active learning expeditions that inspire character development, self-discovery and service both in and out of the classroom. Outward Bound delivers programs using unfamiliar settings as a way for participants to experience adventure and challenge in a way that helps students realize they can do more than they thought possible. Customized courses provide curricula developed for struggling teens, groups with specific health, social or educational needs, business and professional organizations and faith based communities.

Justin Lamb
Justin Lamb is a New Orleans-based educator, poet and three time member of the Team Slam New Orleans (Team SNO, 2011-2013).  He is the 2012 Slam New Orleans Grand Slam Champion as well as the 2013 SNO Runner Up.  In 2012 Justin qualified for the Southern Fried Poetry Slam finals stage as an individual and a member of Team SNO, who went on to win the 2012 National Poetry Slam in Charlotte.  Before moving to New Orleans to teach, he co-founded Boston University’s “Speak For Yourself” performance poetry group.


New Orleans Center for Creative Arts is a regional, pre-professional arts training center that offers students intensive instruction in culinary arts, dance, media arts: filmmaking & audio production, music (classical, jazz, vocal), theatre arts (drama, musical theatre, theatre design), visual arts, and creative writing, while demanding simultaneous academic excellence.

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, University of New Orleans

The mission of The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, University of New Orleans, is to broaden the knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the visual arts and culture of the American South through its permanent collections, changing exhibitions, educational programs, publications, research center, and its Goldring-Woldenberg Institute for the Advancement of Southern Art and Culture. To that end, the museum will collect, conserve, exhibit, study, and interpret the art of the South within the context of the region's history and culture.