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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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning (Hardcover) More information from Buffalo Street Books Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing (Paperback) More information from Buffalo Street Books We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational…

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Southside Community Center Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Tammy Butler to serve as the next executive director of Southside Community Center. Dr. Butler brings more than 10 years of nonprofit experience, a strong leadership track record, extensive expertise in organizational development, donor relations, operations and fiscal management to the executive director…

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The current Ithaca Times article is filled with inaccuracies, for starters, Dr. Nia Nunn’s appropriate title as a tenured Associate Professor at Ithaca College and Board Chair at Southside Community Center was not communicated in the paper. We, the members of the Southside Community Center Board of Directors, vehemently dispute the claims under investigation that…

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On February 18th we bought out an entire theatre at Regal Cinema and took 104 community members to see Black Panther. Initiated by our DJ friends Spirit Posse we led an amazing fundraising campaign and secured enough funds to purchase movie tickets, pizza, costume making supplies and a school bus. In preparation for this amazing…

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In January of 2017 Nydia Blas was named the Acting Executive Director of Southside Community Center. Nydia is mother, lifelong Ithaca resident, and a visual artist who works primarily with photography. She holds a B.S. from Ithaca College, and received her M.F.A. from Syracuse University in the school of Visual and Performing Arts. With her photographic…

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Leon was born in Atlanta, GA on June 8, 1942, to Wilbur and Frances Lawrence. The family later moved to Peekskill, NY, where Leon spent most of his childhood and graduated from high school. He was a veteran of the US Air Force and a graduate of the University of Vermont (UVM), where he earned…

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New Program at Southside Community Center! FORMATION Kick Off Event: September 30th at 2pm, Southside Community Center Application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfeYRhawnPPI-L-Tm_vhE7LFDSWS5qc6V_TzptP2oMSenSLeQ/viewform Formation is a collaborative effort between Les Femmes de Substance of Cornell University and Southside Community Center! As a Formation program participant, you will have the opportunity to build relationships with amazing women and learn how…

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