Charles Curtis Blackwell: the Oakland poet, painter, playwright and teacher — takes us on an intimate journey into his past and present. From his challenging upbringing in both California and Mississippi, to his current creative life — we follow as he discusses loss, love, pain, and redemption — all through the prism of his artistic endeavors.
Guided by the belief that every person has ability and value, LADD empowers adults with developmental disabilities to live, work and connect. LADD provides the dignity of adulthood through housing, health and wellness, day programs, employment and advocacy. We envision a world where ALL can pursue one's best life.