On Saturday June 18, 2022 at the Institute for the Preservation of African American Music & Arts located (IPAMA) at 3200 W. Hampton Ave., Attorney John Daniels hosted a Juneteeth Day breakfast for the Divine 9, introducing the new African American Music & Arts building.
The IPAMA provides an archival repository that displays inventions, discoveries and accomplishments of African Americans from 1619 to present. They provide precollege adult educational programs that have afforded hundreds of adults to receive high school diplomas and partner with various accredited universities. These working adults are able to advance their career and earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees. The Institute provides training for more than 300 community and faith-based organizations in a safe environment and advances economic opportunities for our community. After-school programs introduce children to numerous opportunities, partnerships and training in culinary arts and basic domestic skills that create healthy home environments.