A look back at African-American History

After School Enrichment Program

On The Move!!

Programs & Services

The Cheryl Allen Southside Community Center offers an array of programs and services to meet the needs of the community we serve.

Lima Juneteenth


Juneteenth Festival, Inc. is now accepting applications for Juneteenth 2014 (June 20 and 21). Plans for food concessions are set and further information is available on the website. We hope you will help us to make our 2nd Annual Juneteenth Festival a success.. Read more

Juneteenth Jubilee

Annual dinner to commemorate the end of Legalized Slavery in America. The Cheryl Allen SouthSide Community Center transforms into a beautiful Art Gallery with works from renown African and African-American artist creating the perfect setting for an elegant evening of celebration. Special thanks are planned for sponsors and volunteers who have supported the facility as the transition continues. Special guests for the evening include current Director of Community Development for the State of Ohio: Ms. Sadicka White who happens to also be a former director of the center. Entertainer Chadz Woods of Dayton, Ohio who has dazzled audiences with his smooth, rich voice across the state and beyond. Our honored keynote speaker is Dr. James Baugh, PhD
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