The Islamic Society of Central New York (ISCNY) is a religious organization whose purpose is to provide programming and services for the religious, social, community, health and holistic well-being of the community. ISCNY is committed to and actively seeks to foster collaborative partnerships & promote inter-cultural & interfaith dialogue to eliminate misunderstandings about the principles and ideals of the Islamic way of life. ISCNY’s doors are open to anyone. Located in the heart of the City of Syracuse’s University Hill Neighborhood, serves a diverse community of over 15,000 spread throughout Central New York, from Oswego and Watertown to Ithaca, Camillus, and Syracuse.
A diverse and democratic community of activists grounded in Jewish values and traditions and working together against anti-Muslim, anti-Arab, and anti-Jewish bigotry and oppression. We seek an end to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem; security and self-determination for Israelis and Palestinians; and a just solution for Palestinian refugees based on international law.
The Syracuse chapter of JVP was started in Fall 2016. In addition to the goals above, we are committed to creating community; working for peace, social justice and human rights locally; and collaborating with other Central New York groups working on these and similar issues.
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.
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.
Formerly known as the Somali Bantu Community Association (SBCA), RISE was founded by Somali Bantu refugees in 2004 to ease the transition of other members of the resettled Somali Bantu community living in Onondaga County. RISE was established at the beginning of 2016. RISE’s mission is to advocate and promote self-sufficiency through employment, education, social support and economic independence for members of the refugee and immigrant communities in Onondaga County.
**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.
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.