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 orContinue reading “How Are the Children? – July 21, 2016”

Giving is Gorges Campaign – May 4, 2016

The second annual “Giving is Gorges” campaign is set to happen on May 4, 2016 as a day to encourage philanthropy inside of the community. Non-profit organizations within Tompkins County and the surrounding areas are encouraged to take part in this day of giving, and the Village at Ithaca is one of the many organizationsContinue reading “Giving is Gorges Campaign – May 4, 2016”

Community conversation on April 6, 2016

Next Wednesday, the community will have an opportunity to meet with Dr. Brown, superintendent of the Ithaca City School District for a discussion about the upcoming school year’s budget. The community is asked to attend the event to learn more information and to have the ability to address questions about the budget to the administration.Continue reading “Community conversation on April 6, 2016”

Family Advocacy Program featured on WHCU’s “All Things Equal”

The Family Advocacy Program at the Village at Ithaca points local families with children in ICSD toward resources and programs that can help their children get the most out of their education. Kenneth McLaurin and Lee Kaltman from the Village at Ithaca’s Family Advocacy Program spoke with Gary Stewart of WHCU’s “All Things Equal” to speakContinue reading “Family Advocacy Program featured on WHCU’s “All Things Equal””

Vote May 19! Invest in our youth. Invest in our future.

Village at Ithaca Board of Education Candidates Forum 2015 Written Responses to Questions Candidates were asked to respond to three questions. There was no minimum or maximum word limit imposed. The received responses are presented here in alphabetical order. Responses have not been edited, except for font and type size for consistency. 1) What lifeContinue reading “Vote May 19! Invest in our youth. Invest in our future.”

Ithaca students see world through international fellows

Check out the article below from the Ithaca Journal about the Village’s new cultural exchange program with Cornell’s Humphrey Fellows. This program starts tonight from 5:30-7 at the office of the Village at Ithaca. It is a great opportunity for Ithaca teens to develop an international perspective through conversations and music. If you are interested in participating, email: coordinator@villageatithaca.orgContinue reading “Ithaca students see world through international fellows”