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Southside Community Center Responds to Ithaca Times Attempt at Degradation

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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Executive Director Position Available for Southside Community Center

The Southside Community Center, Inc. in Ithaca, NY is seeking an Executive Director to begin in early September 2019 The Southside Community Center, Inc. represents a historic and present space that has been building Black community to foster self-love and collective pride for 85 years. We teach a Black Conscious Curriculum that empowers the voices…

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104 Community Members to See Black Panther

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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The Girls Who Spun Gold

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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