Who Are We?
UNITEY CDC is an organization committed to building and connecting a bridge for the youth and young adult residents of our communities.
We are committed to being the culture broker who connects Level Up! program participants to private, public and non-profit sectors by providing a holistic streamline approach for access to social and human services, assuring a quality tomorrow for the youth and young adults who reside in the City of Worcester.
The UNITEY Culinary and Musical Arts series aims to celebrate, increase knowledge and stimulate civic pride and cultural awareness of historical accomplishments of
notable Blacks from the Worcester area and throughout our nation. A direct benefit, is becoming aware of a pride inducing common history which will serve as a bridge to
mutual understanding and help unify the Worcester community as a whole.
In a similar fashion, food traditions are often rooted in historical meaning and serves as the vehicle for the transmission of oral narratives. By combining musical and culinary heritage with history we provide a more comprehensive backdrop to tell Black’s collective story. High school students produced a cookbook that links notable accomplishments by Blacks from Worcester with food and music in a thematically cohesive manner.
This program helped to reinforce English, History, and creative writing skills in students but also enhanced research skills and fostered creativity. The end product will be presented to the Worcester community in a series of events that celebrate all three mediums: history, culinary and music arts.
CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZING
To be a builder of positive powers that will enhance the potentials of Black1 youth (ages 12 – 17) and young adults (ages 18 – 26), thereby enabling them to efficiently navigate and be of service to their neighborhoods.
P.O. Box 612
Worcester, MA. 01613
1. Black A person having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa, such as African American, Kenyan, Nigerian, or Haitian. https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/meta/long_RHI205210.htm
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