“Since its incorporation in 1934, the Southside Community Center, Inc., continues to affirm, empower, and foster the development of self-pride among the African-American citizens of greater Ithaca.”
As the president of the board of directors, Dr. Nia Nunn is committed to uplifting and celebrating Black experiences and voices at Southside. In addition to Dr. Nunn’s advocacy and education on the social inequities impacting Black life, all of the experts offering programs and resources at Southside promote multifaceted approaches to Black wellness and appreciation, including through food justice. Through their food pantry and nutrition programs, led by Charles Rhody, Southside offers community members nutritious meals and access to farm harvest shares.
An Afro-Indigenous centered community farm committed to uprooting racism and seeding sovereignty in the food system
Dedicated to providing opportunity and support to families to celebrate joyous experiences in nature and preserving agricultural knowledge.