Luliana Charles

Social Worker

A native of New Orleans, Luliana “Lana” Charles has been delivering enrichment and youth development programming in her home city for a decade; developing and implementing arts, cultural, and mentoring curriculum for New Orleans youth in the most challenging neighborhoods. After earning her degree, she worked as co-director at the National Performance Network Local Network Project: the Porch 7th Ward Cultural Organization, as program coordinator and instructor at the Beautiful Foundation, and as program coordinator at KIDsmART. Lana also created and directs the ArtSoul Project, a summer enrichment camp for youth in the Algiers area. She has a BA from Dillard University in Business Management and the Arts, has conducted graduate studies in arts administration, and earned her Master of Social Work at Tulane University School of Social Work.

Email: lcharles@laccr.org