For 27 years, AHC has built a legacy of providing creative platforms to heal and empower the community to break free from the cycles of violence.

Our work, which is rooted in Love, Creative Expression and Social Justice, has been recognized locally and internationally with numerous awards.


Notable Awards & Recognition

Community Peace Award
2016: Rewarded by Rob Bonta, Assemblymember, 18th District

Oakland Secret Sauce Award
2016: Rewarded by Oakland Chamber of Commerce, presented by Mayor Libby Schaaf

Best of the East Bay 2016 - Best Arts Nonprofit
2016: Rewarded by East Bay Express

Sustainable Transportation & Environmental Enhancement Project of the Year
2016: Rewarded by California Transportation foundation

Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition
2012: Presented by Congresswoman Barbara Lee

Peace Builder Award
2009: Rewarded by Northern CA Campaign for a U.S. Department of Peace

Outstanding Achievement in Arts Learning Award for Arts Advocacy
2007: Rewarded by Oakland Unified School District and Alameda County Office of Education

Proclamation Recognizing the work of Attitudinal Healing Connection
2000 & 2004: Made by Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown

Jampolsky Award for Exemplary Work in Attitudinal Healing
2002, 1998 & 1993: Rewarded by the International Conference for Attitudinal healing

Educational First Place Winner
2002: Rewarded to ArtEsteem by Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame at the 13th Annual Festival of Film & Video

Special Recognition Award
2002: Rewarded by the Gandhi Institute at "A Season for Nonviolence, Carry the Vision 2002"

Sector Hero Award
2002: Rewarded by the Oakland Citizens Committee for Urban Renewal