Center alum (1983) and martial arts expert Michelle Gordon and her team will be at the children’s center Friday to give a Taekwondo demonstration. They have travelled to Chicago from Durham, North Carolina, where Michelle currently runs her own Taekwondo school.
We at the Sue Duncan Children’s Center are deeply saddened by the passing of Michael Clarke Duncan. It is a great loss to us and to so many others. Michael was a wonderful human being, an inspiring role model and above all a shining example of what children from impoverished areas are capable of achieving [...]
Join Sue, current students and alumni of the Sue Duncan Children’s Center to celebrate 50 years of Sue’s work!
Saturday, June 18
1-5 p.m., rain or shine
Sue Duncan Children’s Center – 4225 S. Lake Park Ave. (at Jackie Robinson Elementary)
Featuring food, music, performances and basketball
Award to Sue presented by Principal Spiller of Jackie Robinson Elementary
Growing Up So Fast is a poem written by SDCC tutor and alum Latoya Lewis, 24. Latoya was a student at Sue’s from 1999 to 2003 and now tutors at the Center while working to get her Associate’s degree in Applied Science at Kennedy-King College in Chicago. “Sue always told me if you like to [...]
James Warren started his own non-profit organization after attending the Center in the early 80's.
Written by James E. Warren, SDCC Alum 1981
I remember standing on the balcony of my aunt’s third floor apartment on Woodlawn Avenue, with my cousins Michelle and Rodney Gordon. And once Sue’s suburban was spotted, they would yell “Sue’s [...]