On July 10th, more than 250 people gathered to be the first to witness the world premiere of the Inspirational Tour exhibit in Richmond, VA. On what would have been Arthur's 70th birthday, guests enjoyed food and drink, along with the music of the New Deliverance Evangelistic Church Praise Ensemble. Co-hosted by Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe and Tom and Nancy Chewning, the evening's program featured Moutoussamy-Ashe and MaliVai Washington as emcees with special guests and International Tennis Hall of Famers Charlie Pasarell and Stan Smith helping to present the AALC Heart of Arthur Award to Johnnie Ashe, Arthur's younger brother who served additional tours in Vietnam so that Arthur would not have to deploy.
Arthur Ashe Learning Center
Inspired by Arthur Ashe’s proactive life as a conscious leader, humanitarian, educator and athlete, the Arthur Ashe Learning Center promotes his legacy to educate and motivate —with an emphasis toward inspiring youth. By vividly focusing upon the areas of education, health and wellness, citizenship and self-reliance, the AALC fosters empowerment and leadership in the individual and the community, elevating