Tag Archives: Dunbar

Dunbar Center Celebrates a Century

Dunbar Association Inc. is dedicated to bringing the community together Syracuse’s Dunbar Association Inc., an organization dedicated to the promotion of racial equality in a city nationally known for extremely high concentrations of black and Hispanic poverty, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. The Dunbar Association, commonly known as the “Dunbar Center,” was officially incorporated in the 1930s, but ... Read More »

Strolling the South Side

Dunbar Center puts major plan into action to keep its doors open When you walk into the office of the Dunbar Association’s new executive director, Julius Edwards, you will see a man grinning from ear to ear. As someone who understands the impact Dunbar can have on a community, he has an open-door policy. With the doors wide open, people ... Read More »

Dunbar Goes to the Fair

Volunteers man Dunbar Cafe to raise funds for center’s youth A little N’awlins flavor has come to Syracuse by way of the Dunbar Association, Inc. The Dunbar Center is running a booth at The Great New York State Fair selling catfish po’ boys. Read More »

Preserving Dunbar

Community members rally to overcome challenges as the Dunbar Center loses funding Adalsa Latty points out the window of his ground-floor office at the Dunbar Center. A snow-speckled South State Street outside is cracked and rundown, cutting through a struggling neighborhood. He drops his hands in despair. He sighs with the force of someone exhausted after a long battle. Read More »