Director’s Blog

Upcoming Event: Light a Candle for Literacy Parade

The parade will begin at Beauchamp Branch Library located at 2111 S. Salina St. at noon Saturday, June 5. Then parade will march over to Danforth School, 309 W. Brighton Ave., where the festival will run from 1 to 3 p.m. Read More »

Second Showing of 15th Ward Documentary Tonight

The red carpet premiere of “Syracuse’s 15th Ward and Beyond” began with a reception Saturday, May 22, at Syracuse Stage’s Storch Theater. And if you missed the opening, you’ll get a second chance to see the historic film May 27. No reservations will be taken for the Thursday showing; it will be first come first served. Read More »

Preview Documentry 'A City’s Fight for Peace'

Several made it out to the Friday evening showing of the “Faith and Hope Documentary: A City’s Fight for Peace,” which previewed at Sophistications Cafe in downtown Syracuse. The screening opened with readings of poetry about youth lost to street violence followed by a musical performance. The documentary focused on how violence and drugs dominates in our city due to ... Read More »

Third Issue is Here

The next issue of The Stand is here. This issue features a story on South Side gardeners who are sharing local garden space with their Somali Bantu neighbors, highlights high school students with engineering on their minds, takes a look at the community group Tomorrow’s Neighbors Today and how it has been restructured and much more. Read More »

Print Version Available Online

Click on the cover of The Stand to download a pdf version of the March 2010 issue. We’d love to hear what you think. Send comments and feedback to Read More »

We Made Headlines

See what happened at our launch party by watching the video made by The Stand staff videographer John Garcia And for more media coverage on The Stand’s launch, click to see the next page Read More »

How to Advertise in The Stand

The Stand will debut its first print issue over Valentine’s Weekend. If interested in running an ad in this first issue or online, please click on our logo above to next review our rates. Then contact The Stand’s Director Ashley Hanry to place your ad. Read More »

Poetry Workshop

In January, The Stand welcomed the Spoken Word Poetry Group Verbal Blend from Syracuse University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs to teach two Slam Poetry Workshops. Read More »