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Frederick "Wood" Delahoussaye is a poet, author, producer, performer, director, emcee, arts administrator, community leader, and activist whose purpose and passion is the liberation and uplifting of Black people across the globe.

He is Chief Creative Officer for the Ashé Cultural Arts Center as well as Lead Artist for Junebug Productions’ Homecoming Project. He currently serves on the National Advisory Board of Imagining America, is a John O’Neal Cultural Arts Fellow, and a Tulane Mellon Graduate Program in Community-Engaged Scholarship Community Leader.

He is a featured performer in KM Dance Project’s Distorted Images and Taken, Junebug Productions’ Homecoming Project, and Ashé Cultural Arts Center’s Big Easy Award-winning the Origin of Life on Earth.

He is the recipient of the Asante Foundation’s Cultural Ambassador Award for Performance Art, National Performance Network’s Mentorship and Leadership Award, and the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ Servant Leader Award, to name a few.