Annual Meeting coming up June 17th, Celebrate our new Executive Director!

Southside Community Center Board of Directors is pleased to announce Chavon Bunch as the Executive Director of Southside Community Center. Mrs. Chavon Bunch is a calming homegrown force of wisdom! Her dynamic leadership and advocacy ignites great excitement and stability for our staff, board members, volunteers, program participants, and beyond! Graciously accepting the invitation to…

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Black Town Hall – January 29 @ 4 p.m.

It is time to honor, center, & listen to the critical stories, strategies, and overall WISDOM of Black Educators and Elders from our community! A group of local Black Educators and Elders from Ithaca will serve on the panel to talk and answer this question… What would it take for Black Lives to truly Matter…

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Virtual Kwanzaa Day 7- Imani

The Community Unity Music Education Program (CUMEP) in Ithaca, N. Y. presents Southside Community Center’s Virtual Kwanzaa celebration for 2020. We strive to provide concrete examples of what the Kwanzaa principles look like in ACTION. Kwanzaa is a cultural celebration that honors Black people and the desire to connect with our ancestry. The celebration lasts…

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Virtual Kwanzaa Day 6- Kuumba

The Community Unity Music Education Program (CUMEP) in Ithaca, N. Y. presents Southside Community Center’s Virtual Kwanzaa celebration for 2020. We strive to provide concrete examples of what the Kwanzaa principles look like in ACTION. Kwanzaa is a cultural celebration that honors Black people and the desire to connect with our ancestry. The celebration lasts…

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Virtual Kwanzaa Day 5- Nia

The Community Unity Music Education Program (CUMEP) in Ithaca, N. Y. presents Southside Community Center’s Virtual Kwanzaa celebration for 2020. We strive to provide concrete examples of what the Kwanzaa principles look like in ACTION. Kwanzaa is a cultural celebration that honors Black people and the desire to connect with our ancestry. The celebration lasts…

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Virtual Kwanzaa Day 4- Ujaama

The Community Unity Music Education Program (CUMEP) in Ithaca, N. Y. presents Southside Community Center’s Virtual Kwanzaa celebration for 2020. We strive to provide concrete examples of what the Kwanzaa principles look like in ACTION. Kwanzaa is a cultural celebration that honors Black people and the desire to connect with our ancestry. The celebration lasts…

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Virtual Kwanzaa Day 3-Ujima

The Community Unity Music Education Program (CUMEP) in Ithaca, N. Y. presents Southside Community Center’s Virtual Kwanzaa celebration for 2020. We strive to provide concrete examples of what the Kwanzaa principles look like in ACTION. Kwanzaa is a cultural celebration that honors Black people and the desire to connect with our ancestry. The celebration lasts…

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Virtual Kwanzaa Day 2- Kujichagulia

The Community Unity Music Education Program (CUMEP) in Ithaca, N. Y. presents Southside Community Center’s Virtual Kwanzaa celebration for 2020. We strive to provide concrete examples of what the Kwanzaa principles look like in ACTION. Kwanzaa is a cultural celebration that honors Black people and the desire to connect with our ancestry. The celebration lasts…

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Virtual Kwanzaa Day 1- UMOJA

The Community Unity Music Education Program (CUMEP) in Ithaca, N. Y. presents Southside Community Center’s Virtual Kwanzaa celebration for 2020. We strive to provide concrete examples of what the Kwanzaa principles look like in ACTION. Kwanzaa is a cultural celebration that honors Black people and the desire to connect with our ancestry. The celebration lasts…

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Southside Community Center is NOT Closing!

 Southside Community Center is NOT Closing! A Letter from Dr. Nia Nunn- Southside Community Center Board of Directors Chair I’m writing in response to the extraordinary public outcry surrounding the brief PAUSING of Southside Community Center’s programs and operations. Let me clarify. Southside is NOT closing. We are on PAUSE. We are not in an extreme fiscal…

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