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Who We Are & What We Do

Welcome to Presence Fest, where our passion lies in curating extraordinary experiences that transform lives and uplift communities. Our mission is to promote positive, social engagement and extend financial assistance to individuals and organizations in need. At the heart of our vision is a commitment to enhancing the social and economic culture of Baton Rouge. Presence Fest aspires to create meaningful change in the financial, mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being of our community. We achieve this by hosting a variety of events that focus on these crucial areas. Through our unique platform, we spotlight and support local businesses, breathe new life into neighborhoods, and empower budding artists and entrepreneurs. Join us on our journey to create a more vibrant and resilient Baton Rouge. Together, we can make a lasting impact and pave the way for a brighter future. Be a part of Presence Fest, where every event is a celebration of community, diversity, and positive transformation.



We design and curate experiences that foster social engagement while offering financial support to individuals and organizations in need. Our platform is a catalyst for showcasing local businesses, community restoration, and nurturing art entrepreneurship.


Presence Fest envisions a multifaceted approach to enriching the social and economic fabric of Baton Rouge. We are dedicated to addressing the financial, mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being of our community through purposeful events tailored to these specific areas of focus.



Community Enhancement

Positive Transformation

Inclusivity and Diversity


Collaborative Impact

Meet the Team


Ashli Ognelodh

Executive Director & Founder

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Ayana Cherry

Vice President

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Harold Ognelodh

Legal Council & Board Member

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