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Central New York Citizens in Action
Address: P.O. Box 411
13503
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Located In Utica, New York, our community-based and multicultural organization is committed to living wage jobs, affordable health care and education, educational opportunities, and improvement in living conditions for low and moderate income people. Founded in 1997, we advocate for the interests of children, families, seniors, and disabled in Central New York.

Other Website: Instagram
Phone Number: (315) 725-0974
City: Utica
Founded : 1997
Jewish Community Center of Syracuse (JCC)
Address: 5655 Thompson Rd
13214
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The JCC of Syracuse is all about families coming together with the community. We offer programs and services for infants, toddlers, school-age children, teens, adults and seniors… something for everyone! Come for a visit and tour. You don’t have to be Jewish to become a member of the JCC.

Phone Number: (315) 445-2360
City: Dewitt
La Casita Cultural Center
Address: 109 Otisco St
13204
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La Casita Cultural Center’s mission is to advance an educational and cultural agenda of civic engagement through research, cultural heritage preservation, media, and the arts, bridging the Hispanic communities of Syracuse University and Central New York.

Phone Number: (315) 443-2151
City: Syracuse
LGBT Resource Center at Syracuse University
Address: 750 Ostrom Ave
13210
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The Syracuse University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center strives to serve people with marginalized genders and sexualities by offering support, building community, and educating members of the Syracuse University community.

Other Website: Instagram
Phone Number: (315) 443-3983
City: Syracuse
Founded : 2001
LiteracyCNY
Address: 100 New Street
13202
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LiteracyCNY, formerly Literacy Volunteers of Greater Syracuse (LVGS) provides adults in Central New York with the literacy tools and skills that they need to be contributing, productive, and engaged members of the community. We do this by advocating for adult education, providing instruction, and partnering with other community based agencies. Improving Adult Literacy makes our community stronger.

Phone Number: (315) 471-1300
Fax: (315) 565-3798
City: Syracuse
Founded : 1961
Madison County Reads Ahead
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MCRA is a not-for-profit adult literacy service working in conjunction with all the public libraries in Madison County. MCRA trains volunteer literacy tutors and recruits potential learners 16 years of age and older who want to improve their basic English language skills, get a High School Equivalency diploma (“GED”) or learn English as a second language.

Phone Number: (315) 345-1468
City: Madison County
Founded : 2000
Muslim Students’ Association (MSA) at Syracuse University
Address: 126 Schine Student Center
13224
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Gives an opportunity to Muslims and members of the Association to come in close contact with one another in the true sense of Islamic sister and brotherhood.

Carries out educational and social programs that will further Syracuse University’s knowledge and appreciation of Islam and Muslim heritage. Seeks to establish a relationship with the Syracuse University community that is based on mutual trust, respect, cooperation and support.

Advocates for justice, equality and prosperity for local, national and international causes for all people.

Allows Muslim students to take an active role in the Syracuse community through communication and service projects.

 

Phone Number: 315-443-5521
City: Syracuse
National Action Network, Syracuse Chapter
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National Action Network is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the Nation with chapters throughout the entire United States. Founded in 1991 by Reverend Al Sharpton, NAN works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, nationality or gender.

Phone Number: (315) 395-2644
City: Syracuse
New American Women’s Empowerment
Address: 804 North Salina St
13208
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Empowers refugee and immigrant women economically, financially, and socially.

Facebook: Facebook Group
City: Syracuse
Founded : 2017
North Side Learning Center
Address: 501 Park Street
13203
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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.

Phone Number: (315) 378-4825
City: Syracuse
Founded : 2009
NYCLU, Central New York Chapter
Address: 731 James St., Suite 205
13203
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We are a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, working to protect the civil rights and liberties of residents in 7 Central NY counties since 1963. The New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, promotes and defends the fundamental principles and values embodied in the Bill of Rights, U.S. Constitution and New York State Constitution, including freedom of speech and religion, and the right to privacy, equality, and due process of law. We carry out our mission through public education, advocacy and litigation.

Phone Number: (315) 471-2821
Fax: (315) 471-1077
City: Syracuse
Founded : 1963
Refugee Resettlement Services
Address: 527 North Salina St
13208
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Offers resettlement services and support for those forced to leave their countries due to unsafe conditions. Provides assistance with applying for jobs and registering for English language classes, locating translators, finding housing, and securing medical care.

 

Phone Number: (315) 474-7428
City: Syracuse
SAGE Upstate
Address: 431 E Fayette St. #050
13202
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Promotes the well-being of older gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people and allies in Central New York through health programs, social activities, and education.

Service Area: Cayuga, Cortland, Jefferson, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, and Oswego Counties.

Programs: Health and wellness programming, support groups, social activities, and education for health care providers about the needs of older LGBTQ people.

Phone Number: (315) 478-1923
City: Syracuse
Founded : 1997
Somali Bantu Community Association of Onondaga County Inc.
Address: 302 Burt St
13202
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**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.

Phone Number: (315) 214-4480
City: Syracuse
Founded : 2004
South Side Stand
Address: 2331 South Salina St
13205
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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.

Other Website: Flickr
Phone Number: (315) 882-1054
Phone Number: (315) 391-1538
City: Syracuse
Founded : 2010
Syracuse Peace Council
Address: 2013 E. Genesee St
13210
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Oldest local, autonomous, grassroots peace and social justice organization in the United States. SPC educates, agitates and organizes for a world where war, violence, and exploitation in any form will no longer exist. Anchor organization of CNY Solidarity Coalition.

Phone Number: (315) 472-5478
City: Syracuse
Founded : 1936
Syracuse University Office of Disability Services
Address: 804 University Avenue
13224
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Mission to engage the University Community to empower students, enhance equity and provide a platform for innovation and inclusion. We achieve this by mitigating competitive disadvantages and environmental barriers that impact learning; by supporting faculty in the classroom and our colleagues across the university to strive for universal design and full inclusion. We provide individual academic adjustments when environmental barriers cannot be eliminated and assistive technology that fosters independent, self-determined learners.

Phone Number: (315) 443-4498
Phone Number: TDD: (315) 443-1371
Fax: (315) 443-1312
City: Syracuse
Syracuse University Office of Multicultural Affairs
Address: Schine Student Center, Suite 105
13244
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Established to support and promote the academic achievement, multicultural competence, social development, civic engagement, and retention of students from historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups at Syracuse University.

Phone Number: (315) 443-9676
Fax: (315) 443-1932
City: Syracuse
Founded : 1976
Syracuse University Parent Assistance Center (SUPAC)
Address: 805 S. Crouse Avenue, Room 110
13244
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Provides parents of children with disabilities with information, resources, and strategies on a variety of special education and disability-related topics designed to assist them in understanding child’s disability, education process, and parental rights within that process.

SUPAC, the Mid-State Special Education Parent Center, is funded through a contract with the New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Special Education and seeks to empower parents to become meaningfully involved in their children’s education through school, family, and community partnerships. SUPAC is a project of the SU Center on Human Policy, Law and Disability Studies and is located on the Syracuse University campus.

Other Website: Pinterest
Phone Number: (315) 443-4336
Fax: (315) 443-4338
City: Syracuse
Founded : 2009
Urban Jobs Task Force
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An organization made up of community groups; faith based organizations and concerned citizen, dedicated to creating a local economy that provides good jobs and job training for local communities of color, low income families and more opportunities for local woman and minority-owned enterprises. 

Young Eco-Cuse Explorers (YECE)
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The Partnership for Onondaga Creek’s Young Eco-‘Cuse Explorers program teaches urban children between the ages 11 – 14  about science, environmental justice, and urban ecology.

Community Folk Art Center
Address: 805 E Genesse St
13210
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Community Folk Art Center, Inc. (CFAC) is a vibrant cultural and artistic hub committed to the promotion and development of artists of the African Diaspora. Our mission is to exalt cultural and artistic pluralism by collecting, exhibiting, teaching and interpreting the visual and expressive arts. Public programming includes exhibitions, film screenings, gallery talks, workshops and courses in the studio arts, including dance and ceramics. A proud unit of the Department of African American Studies, College of Arts & Sciences at Syracuse University, CFAC is a beacon of artistry, creativity, and cultural expression  within the Syracuse community, the region and the world.

Other Website: Instagram
Phone Number: 315-442-2230
City: Syracuse
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