About LA Creole

The Louisiana Creole Research Association, Inc., known as LA Creole, was founded on August 21, 2004 as a New Orleans-based, non-profit family research and educational organization.

Its purpose is to assist Creoles of Color in researching their ancestry, to educate the general public about Creole history and culture, and to celebrate the contributions and legacy of a unique, sometimes forgotten people.


LA Creole Mission Statement

Louisiana Creole Research Association (LA Creole) advances family research, provides education and celebrates Creole culture.


Board of Directors 2017

Givonna Joseph, Chair

Constance Blair

Gwendolyn Bordenave

Armand Devezin

Curtis Graves

Chantel Nabonne

Elizabeth Rhodes