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Lussier Community Education Center
Last updated on February 27, 2015


Building community. Creating opportunities. Enriching education.

The Lussier Community Education Center has a history of strong programming, including:
*Elementary, Middle School and High School Youth programs--free, drop-in programs for area youth

  • English literacy and GED classes taught on-site by Madison College instructors
  • A bi-weekly food pantry and a Friday "Food from Friends" program complete with fresh produce and breads.
*A community garden supported by Community Action Coalition
*Madison School and Community Recreation programming, including Play & Learn, a pre-school group focused on literacy and learning
*VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program) during tax season--free help with tax preparation for those who need it

The Lussier Community Education Center has been operating for over 25 years and exists as a result of residents organizing in their neighborhood. Wexford Ridge Association for Tenants and Housing operated an all-volunteer neighborhood center from the early 1980's until the center became a part of the United Neighborhood Centers (UNC) in 1994. We became independent in 1999.

Contact people:

 Cristina Johnson, Volunteer Coordinator, (phone), (email)
Paul Terranova, Program Director, (phone), (email)
Susan Ramspacher, Assistant Director, (phone), (email)

Office fax number: (608) 833-6919


 55 S. Gammon Rd.
Madison, WI 53717
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 From the Beltline, exit Gammon Road. Head North on Gammon Road past West Towne Mall. The Lussier Community Education Center is located just north of Memorial High School and Jefferson Middle School.
  Nearest Bus Stop: 14, 67, 5 minute walk
Last updated on February 27, 2015

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