Banneker Camp

Cut-Off Camp

 Teen Camp


Our vision is to provide hope to those who have been left behind as they continue with the daily struggle of life.


Our mission is to provide education, training, affordable and safe housing and other support services to the constituency we serve.

Kedila Receives Donated Building

Kedila Receives Donated Building

Kedila is pleased to announce that Ms. Betty Dixon Allen of New Orleans, LA, donated a building to the organization in late September. This is a major step in building the capacity of our organization. Executive Director Dipo Mosadomi noted that in the near future this site may be usable as an office space, but eventually he plans to turn it into affordable low-income housing for the students in our program.  ...
Youths Work to Rebuild Homes

Youths Work to Rebuild Homes

  At a shotgun double near the corner of Dumaine and North White streets, about a dozen young men and women are painting primer on new Sheetrock walls. ELIOT KAMENITZ / THE TIMES PICAYUNE Michael Frank,foreground on porch, is an instructor with the Kedila Youth Build job training/GED program working on painting a house at 2806 Dumaine St. on Tuesday, June 16, 2009.   The workers wear sky-blue T-shirts bearing the message: "Knowledge and integrity go hand in hand." Cross town at the Kedila Family Learning Center, 1915 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., another group of young people is in class, preparing...
Young man's life is transformed by 'a push and a chance' at YouthBuild

Young man's life is transformed by 'a push and a chance' at YouthBuild

When Reginald “Reggie” Aguillard walked into Kedila Family Learning Center in Central City, Dipo Mosadomi didn’t recognize him at first.

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Reginald Aguillard, is a success story from a program called YouthBuild, a program for young adults who don't have a high school diploma. It helps them get a ged and build skills. Dipo Mosadomi's , right, tutored Reginald who went on to get an AA degree and then graduated from a four-year college. He is currently working and plans to do an MBA at LSU.
“He thought I had come to get into the program. That was the look he gave me,” Aguillard says, smiling at Mosadomi.

In fact, Aguillard, 28, had been in YouthBuild in 2001 and 2002, when Mosadami was at the Mirabeau...