305 S Plain St Ithaca, NY

News & Updates

Introducing our new executive director, Dr. Tammy Butler

By Southside Pride / November 11, 2019

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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Playing While Black:

By Southside Pride / September 12, 2019

Playing While Black – Flier Playing While Black – Leisure Sciences

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Health Day Ithaca

By Southside Pride / August 24, 2019
305 S Plain St
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States

“Fighting For Civil Equality” with Dr. Courthney Russell, Jr Check-ups, Lunch, & Conversation at Southside Community Center 11am – 2pm Saturday, August 24 Free & Open to Everybody! Dr. Courthney Russell, Jr lives in Atlanta Georgia where he operates Atlanta Awareness for Homeless Health (A2H2).  He dedicates his life to eradicating poverty by increasing health…

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Southside Community Center Responds to Ithaca Times Attempt at Degradation

By Southside Pride / August 13, 2019

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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16th Annual CUMEP Summer Concert

By Southside Pride / August 1, 2019
305 S Plain St
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States

You are Invited! The Community Unity Music Education Program (CUMEP) invites you to the 16th annual Summer Concert at Southside Community Center. Download the 2019 CUMEP Flier

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Juneteenth Festival

By Nia Nunn / June 15, 2019
305 S Plain St
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of African/European slavery in the United States. Block Party Festival: Saturday, June 15th 12:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. The WIZ Movie Night: Saturday, June 15th- 8:30 p.m. Juneteenth commemorates African-American freedom and emphasizes education, achievement, and community. Community members are invited to attend and enjoy great food,…

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Dollar Dance!

By Southside Pride / May 6, 2019
417 W. MLK Street
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States

The Dollar Dance program is a Southside Community Center initiative that offers series’ of consecutive dance instruction at a charge of $1 for participation on Saturdays provided by different local and well-respected dance teachers and choreographers of Ithaca, New York. The Dollar Dance program serves as one of several initiatives at the Southside Community Center that presents performing arts…

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A Blues For Nina

By Southside Pride / May 4, 2019
103 S. Geneva Street
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States

Black college Women and Girls from the community will read their original poems and/or works by other Black Female Writers. Audience members (who may or may not identify as a Black Woman/Girl), may also be invited to read poems written by Black Women/Girls or about Black Women/Girls. Please RSVP no later than Wednesday, May 1st…

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1st Annual Community Health Fair

By Southside Pride / April 21, 2018
305 S. Plain Street
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States

Three of the biggest obstacles to community health are lack of funds, lack of access, and lack of knowledge. Fortunately, when community members and organizations band together, even the largest obstacles are made small. This is why the Calvary Baptist Church and the Southside Community Center proudly invite you to join us for our 1st…

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Community Lunch, Food Giveaway & Ithaca College Shuttle

By Southside Pride / April 7, 2018
305 S. Plain Street
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States

Please join us for a meal prepared by one of our Community Mothers Khadijah. We will have both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. We will be serving this lunch along side our fresh fruits and vegetable giveaway. Stop by to feed your soul and your belly! Additionally we will offer a shuttle to and from Ithaca…

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