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Black Cuse Pride

We (B.C.P.) are focused on providing a safe and confidential environment to the inner-city LGBTQ community as well as offering networking opportunities, health information and peer support. We are the voice of the LGBTQ inner-city community.

(315) 863-4539
Syracuse
2011
Black Lives Matter, Syracuse

#BlackLivesMatter was created in 2012 after Trayvon Martin’s murderer, George Zimmerman, was acquitted for his crime, and dead 17-year old Trayvon was posthumously placed on trial for his own murder. Rooted in the experiences of Black people in this country who actively resist our dehumanization, #BlackLivesMatter is a call to action and a response to the virulent anti-Black racism that permeates our society.Black Lives Matter is a unique contribution that goes beyond extrajudicial killings of Black people by police and vigilantes.

Center for Community Alternatives
115 E Jefferson St, Suite 300
13202

The Center for Community Alternatives (CCA) is a leader in the field of community-based alternatives to incarceration.  Our mission is to promote reintegrative justice and a reduced reliance on incarceration through advocacy, services and public policy development in pursuit of civil and human rights.

CCA serves people in trouble: youth at risk; families in crisis; people struggling to address drug and alcohol problems and HIV and AIDS; and people who have been involved in the criminal justice system who are seeking community reintegration and productive, law-abiding lives.  CCA endeavors to address these issues by emphasizing personal empowerment, self-respect and concern for one’s community.

(315) 422-5638
(315) 471-4924
Syracuse
1981
Cooperative Federal Credit Union
723 Westcott St
13210

Founded in 1982 by activists seeking an alternative to fat-cat corporate bankers, we are a non-profit, financial service cooperative dedicated to fairness, equality, and social & economic justice.

(315) 471-1116
(315) 476‑0567
Syracuse
1982
Dunbar Association (Dunbar Center)
1453 S State St
13205

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.

(315) 476-4269
Syracuse
1918
Eastern Farmworkers
525 N Salina St
13208

Eastern Farmworkers is a volunteer-run organization involved with low-income working families. We work with farmers and their workers, and former manufacturing workers who have had to assume temporary jobs after plants like Carrier relocated. We work to bridge the gap between rural and urban communities, and maintain healthy relationships between employers and employees who are often affected by the same policies. We allocate benefits such as job and housing referrals, food and clothing distribution, and volunteer dental, legal, and medical services.

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(315) 478-1992
Syracuse
1972
International Center of Syracuse
930 James St
13203

The International Center of Syracuse (ICS) serves the community by introducing international visitors to many different aspects of life in our area, including educational, cultural, social and business opportunities.

(315) 471-0252
Syracuse
1965
Islamic Society of Central NY
925 Comstock Ave
13210
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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.

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(315) 471-3645
La Casita Cultural Center
109 Otisco St
13204

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.

(315) 443-2151
Syracuse
Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation (NOON)
2013 E Genesee St
13210

Grassroots organization of Central New Yorkers that recognizes and supports the sovereignty of the traditional government of the Onondaga Nation. A program of the Syracuse Peace Council, NOON supports the right of native peoples to reclaim land, and advocates for fair settlement of any claims which are filed.

(315) 472-5478
Syracuse
New American Women’s Empowerment
804 North Salina St
13208

Empowers refugee and immigrant women economically, financially, and socially.

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Syracuse
2017
North Side Learning Center
501 Park Street
13203

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.

(315) 378-4825
Syracuse
2009
NorthsideUP (Northside Urban Partnership)
115 W Fayette St
13202

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.

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(315) 470-1836
(315) 471-8545 ATTN: NsUP
Syracuse
NYCLU, Central New York Chapter
731 James St., Suite 205
13203

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.

(315) 471-2821
(315) 471-1077
Syracuse
1963
Refugee and Immigrant Self-Empowerment (RISE)
302 Burt St
13202

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.

(315) 214-4480
(315) 422-8080
Syracuse
2004
Refugee Resettlement Services
527 North Salina St
13208

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.

 

(315) 474-7428
Syracuse
Samaritan Center
215 N. State Street
13203

The Samaritan Center is a 501c3, interfaith effort of community members committed to serving the hungry and those in need in order to promote their welfare dignity and self sufficiency.

(315) 472-0650
(315) 472-8156
Syracuse
1981
Somali Bantu Community Association of Onondaga County Inc.
302 Burt St
13202

**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.

(315) 214-4480
Syracuse
2004
South Side Stand
2331 South Salina St
13205

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.

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(315) 882-1054
(315) 391-1538
Syracuse
2010
Syracuse Community Connections
401-425 South Ave
13204

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. 

(315) 474-6823
(315) 479-8023
Syracuse
1974
Syracuse Cultural Workers
400 Lodi St
13203

SCW is a progressive publisher committed to peace, sustainability, social justice, feminism and multiculturalism. We create and publish visual materials, like calendars, posters, T-shirts, cards and postcards, and distribute them across North America.

(800) 949-5139
(800) 396-1449
Syracuse
1982
Syracuse Peace Council
2013 E. Genesee St
13210

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.

(315) 472-5478
Syracuse
1936
Syracuse University Office of Multicultural Affairs
Schine Student Center, Suite 105
13244

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.

(315) 443-9676
(315) 443-1932
Syracuse
1976
Urban Jobs Task Force

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. 

West Newell Street Community Garden
612 Newell St
13205

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.

(315) 476-3754
Syracuse
1995
Workers Center of Central New York
2013 E. Genesee St
13210

The Workers’ Center of Central New York is a grassroots organization focused upon workplace and economic justice. Through community organizing, leadership development, popular education and policy advocacy, the Workers’ Center of Central New York aims to empower marginalized, low-wage workers to combat workplace abuses and improve wages and working conditions throughout the community.

WCCNY is an anchor organization of CNY Solidarity Coaltion.

(315) 218-5708
Syracuse
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