50th Anniversary Celebration and Reunion

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

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 […]

What James Remembers

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 […]

Fall Fete 2009

Friends of the SDCC:

Many thanks to all of those who attended Fall Fête and donated their time and money to make this year’s event so successful. As Owen Duncan said of the evening: “not only is the annual event crucial financially, it is emotionally and spiritually revitalizing for Sue and the rest of the […]

What Tyrone Remembers

Written by Tyrone Smith, SDCC Alum 1991

Tyrone and his godson

I remember Sue’s Center being located at a church, and my younger sister, Tina, and I walking the 13 blocks between our home and the Center. Subsequently, Sue generously started giving us a ride home.

I remember Sue giving me my first job emptying […]