Our Mission

To foster inclusive community participation by providing an environmentally sound facility for arts, recreation, celebration, and locally based human services in order to increase opportunity for personal and collective growth in our community.


Our Vision

Human Service – To nourish the people of Midtown Utica by providing food programs, outreach opportunities, and by promoting a safe and sanitary community environment for all ages and cultures.

Cultural Service – Promote community enrichment through intercultural events, music, theater, dance, literary, media, and visual arts.

Partnership – Work with local nonprofits, organizations, and schools to provide opportunities for fund raising, community building, community service, and education.

Foster Community – Through hosting holiday meals, neighborhood meetings, family gatherings, individual recognition, and memorials.

Environmental Responsibility – Strive to lead by example by implementing programs and practices that reduce, reuse, recycle, and renew.

Sustainability – Use our mission statement and goals to achieve our financial needs and future aims. Provide care, restoration, and improvement of the facilities. Support, increase, and develop volunteers through engagement and energize board participation.