Alternatives to Violence Project works to empower participants to find creative solutions to conflict by developing skills in building healthy relationships through good communication, cooperation and conflict transformation.
Offers three-day experiential workshops at three levels: the Basic, the Advanced and the Training for Facilitators.
The core mission of the institution of the Dunbar Association Inc. is to enhance the quality of life, break the cycle of poverty, and develop racial equity in our community by strengthening youth and their families through a comprehensive delivery of services that promote excellence through advocacy and education.
InterFaith Works builds bridges of understanding to affirm the dignity of all people in Central New York. Working with the different faith communities and the diversity of the region’s people, we address deeply embedded social divisions.
The North Side Learning Center (NSLC) was founded in 2009 and exists to aid in adult and youth literacy development, and to be instrumental in teaching self-sufficiency and self-actualization to newcomers in our community. Students come from dozens of countries around the world. Beyond the core of teaching English to adults and providing academic support to their children, additional programs are offered as resources allow.
The Northside Urban Partnership is an urban revitalization collaborative dedicated to engaging diverse groups of people and organizations in turning the Northside of Syracuse right-side up.
Protects and provides health care and education that empowers individuals and families. Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York has 10 health centers and one mobile unit. Delivers affordable, nonjudgmental, high quality health care to thousands of people each year. Staff specialize in reproductive and sexual health care.
**Update: Now Syracuse RISE
Established to promote Bantu cultural programs intended to inform about Bantu life in the United States and to promote programs directed to assisting and aiding the Bantu community in and around Onondaga County, New York in attaining the necessary skills, language competency and resources to overcome poverty and become functioning members of Society.
The Stand is an online South Side community newspaper that is written for and by South Side residents. As the voice of the South Side community of Syracuse, the paper aims to start a community conversation online by inviting residents of the South Side to share their stories. The paper is the brainchild of the South Side Newspaper Project, a collaboration of the South Side Community Coalition, Syracuse University and a number of dedicated South Side community residents.
The goal of the Southside Community Coalition is to restore, revitalize, and rejuvenate the Syracuse’s South Side community through a partnership with community residents, agencies, organizations, and Syracuse University.
Established in 1974, Syracuse Model Neighborhood Facility, Inc., now d.b.a. Syracuse Community Connections. (SCC) is the managing entity of the City-owned Southwest Community Center (SWCC) located at 401 South Avenue. SWCC, in the tradition of settlement houses also known as community or neighborhood centers, provides services and activities designed to identify and reinforce the strengths of individuals, families and communities. SCC provides a refuge for community residents with a variety of services to meet a number of social, health, economic and nutritional needs.
Syracuse Grows is a grassroots network that cultivates food justice through advocacy, education, and resources in support of urban food production. We envision a community where everyone has the equal opportunity to produce healthy and culturally appropriate food.
One of Syracuse’s longest-surviving community gardens, cultivated primarily by community members living near the garden, the West Newell St. Garden utilizes a shared harvest model and holds regular garden workdays, garden lunches, barbecues, and fishing trips. West Newell Street Community Garden is a social change garden, striving to be inclusive of individuals from diverse backgrounds and ethnic groups.