Community STEM Movie Matinee | Hidden Figures – January 7, 2017

Please join us for the Community STEM Movie Matinee! You can get a registration form at any of the locations noted on the flyer or email us at contact@villageatithaca.org.
Movie Trailer: Hidden Figures
Description: Hidden Figures is a movie featuring actresses Taraji Henson from “Empire” and musician Janelle Monae, Octavia Spencer from the movie “Gifted”.  This movie will inspire Ithaca youth to have a greater interest, vision and passion for numbers, science, invention and scientific ideas to believe in themselves.  This is the untold true story that happened then and still is unfolding to this day.
Sponsors of this event: Cornell University Diversity Programs in Engineering, Teacher on the Go Consulting Group, LLC., Greater Ithaca Activities Center, Southside Community Center, Cornell University Ujamaa Residential College, and Village at Ithaca.


How Are the Children? – July 21, 2016

A gathering for parents and caregivers of students of color in the Ithaca City School District

Thursday, 7/21, 4:30 – 6 pm in the GIAC Gym
Facilitated by Travis Brooks
Light supper and childcare provided
An opportunity to discuss whether or how students of color are experiencing racial or ethnic bias in their classroom or school. Voices of parents and caregivers of students of color will be centered in this event where parents can share their own or their kids’