Last Friday, more than 30 Syracuse University students and faculty, along with members of the greater Syracuse community, took part in a walking tour of Syracuse’s Northside. Check out the full recap at SU News!
WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SYRACUSE’s REFUGEE COMMUNITY? Join SUPRA on Friday, April 22nd at 3:00pm for a tour of Syracuse’s Northside. The Northside is home to much of Syracuse’s refugee population along with the agencies that serve them. Participants will have the opportunity to visit and speak representatives at: Interfaith Works North Side Learning […]
SUPRA is pleased to announce its second Refugee Reflection! Join us Thursday, February 18 in conversation with Nilab Mobarez — doctor, Fulbright student at Maxwell, refugee, and returnee — who will share not only the circumstances surrounding her family’s departure from Afghanistan in the 80’s, but also how she felt, lessons learned, and implications for […]
Dear SUPRA, In twenty years, after you’ve resettled in suburbia, a refugee family from Syria will move in down the street. You’ll be unable to understand the depths of their hardship–despite your best efforts–or the degree to which they have struggled, but you’ll do everything you can to make them feel welcome because you have […]
Today a handful of new SUPRA volunteers (Danielle, May, Mike, and Kate) spent their afternoons sprucing up the North Side Learning Center, in an effort to get the space ready for the beginning of classes. Our most important achievement? Transforming antiquated blackboards in 7 classrooms into new dry-erase boards. By priming and painting over the blackboard […]
Interested in cultures from all around the world? Enjoy eating (and preparing) delicious, ethnic cuisine? If either of these apply to you, check out My Lucky Tummy! My Lucky Tummy is a “pop up food court that looks to [Syracuse’s] Refugee & New American communities for culture, perspective & a beautiful meal that circles the globe.” […]
Hi all, Thanks so much for checking in with SUPRA this summer! Today, seven weeks after SU’s spring semester came to a close (and thousands of students left Syracuse), SUPRA is calling it a (academic) year! SUPRA was thrilled to have contributed an extra seven weeks of support to the North Side Learning Center this summer […]
SUPRA volunteer and recent Newhouse graduate, Mi Zhou (second from the left in the above photo), wrote about SUPRA for LivableCNY. Read her featured story here! LivableCNY celebrates the people, places, businesses and leaders that make Central New York. Its coverage stretches from Albany to Buffalo, through Syracuse, Rochester, Ithaca and Utica.
Hi all! Thanks for checking in with SUPRA in the Summer! Even though SU’s spring semester came to a close over a month ago, SUPRA volunteers have continued to come out to the North Side Learning Center (NSLC) to offer their help. The NSLC’s class schedules are aligned with the Syracuse City School District’s calendar, […]
Each of the past four years SUPRA has hosted the Northside Tour, an annual event that allows students and faculty from Syracuse University (SU) from all over campus to come off the Hill and experience the melting pot in their very own backyard. This event serves as SUPRA’s yearly denouement: the anticipated finale drawing together […]