Anthony Gallucci

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Anthony Gallucci
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Born (1982-07-14) July 14, 1982 (age 42)
Mt. Vernon, NY, UNited States
CitizenshipUnited States
EducationMaster's of Arts (Religious Studies)
Alma mater
  • Ithaca College
  • Naropa University
  • Local activist
  • Author
  • Thespian

Anthony Gallucci (born 1982) is an African American[1] local activist, author and thespian[2][3][4][5][6][7][8] from Ithaca, New York and Boulder, Colorado. He identifies as a cisgender male[9] and is of African and Ashkenazi Jewish genetic descent. Gallucci has been involved with a plethora of efforts to increase social equity and justice. He has authored many editorials and books on the subjects ranging from social equity issues to Dharma study. He officially ran for Mayor in Ithaca New York in 2011 as an independent candidate[10][11][12][13][14] He is also recognized for being a dedicated and diligent single father of four children.

Early life

Anthony Gallucci was born in 1982 in Mt. Vernon, New York. Gallucci was born into poverty and drug addiction. He was eventually adopted in a transracial adoption. He spent his early youth residing in Johnstown, New York before moving to Ithaca, New York as an adolescent.


Anthony Gallucci began his educational journey when he graduated from Lehman Alternative Community School[15] received his associate's degree from Tompkins Cortland Community College in Early Childhood Education. He received his Bachelor's degree from Ithaca College in History. He received his Master's of Arts from Naropa University in Religious Studies with a focus on contemplative wisdom traditions.


  • Kaya Gallucci (born 2002)
  • Imani Gallucci (born 2005)
  • Amais-Simone Gallucci (born 2013)
  • Elijah Gallucci (born 2016)

Mayoral Campaign

In 2011 Anthony Gallucci campaigned[16] for mayor of Ithaca New York as an independent political candidate. He ran on a platform of representing the sociopolitical concerns of commonly disenfranchised voters and underrepresented minority groups.[17]

Community Engagement

Anthony Gallucci has engaged with many community service organizations. Gallucci was a member of the Environment Program Committee at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County[18] He served on the Neighborhood Mini-grant council founded by the organization Sustainable Tompkins[19][20] He held a position as a member of the Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs & Relations committee[21] in Ithaca, New York. He conducted educational workshops as an emerging minority leader at the Emerging Minority Leadership Conference[22] II and III sponsored by the National Parent and Teacher Association (PTA). Gallucci was a member of the Natural Leaders Initiative sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County and conducted by the illustrious civil rights activist Dorothy Cotton. He was ultimately awarded the Cornell University Robert F. Smith grant and acknowledgement for his dedication to community involvement and social equity.[23]

Published books

HaBaD: An Overview: A Mystical Branch of Judaism (September 1st, 2019)[24]

A Path: Dharma {Buddhism} Introduced (April 4th, 2020)[25]

The Ramblings of an Ant: A Collection of Works Written (April 4th, 2020)[26]

Ancient Kemetic Path: Resurrecting the Ancestors to Empower the Descendants (April 20th, 2020)[27]

Published editorials and opinions

  • “Open Spots” (Ithaca Times: June 14th 2006)[28]
  • "Inequity inside the Ithaca School District" (Ithaca Journal: October 19th, 2007)[29][30]
  • “We Deserve a Bailout” (Tompkins County Worker’s Center: 2009)[31]
  • “Role Models Needed” (Ithaca Journal: March 17th 2009)[32]
  • “Addressing Delinquency” (Ithaca Times: March, 25th 2009)[33]
  • “Lines are Drawn Between Rich, Poor” (Tompkins Weekly: April 13-19th 2009)[34]
  • “A Human Response to Shawn Greenwood's Death” (The Ithaca Times: October 6th, 2010)[35]
  • “Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners Come Together: Lessons from Brooklyn for Tompkins County” (Groundswell Ithaca: December, 10th 2010)[36]
  • “White Privilege” (The Ithaca Times: December 31st, 2014)[37]
  • “Male Privilege to Kill” (The Ithaca Times: January 21st, 2015)[38]
  • “The Shambhala Hypocrisy” (The Colorado Daily: March 14th, 2019)[39]
  • “Reestablishing Masculinity” (The Pilot Light Naropa University: March, 18th 2019)[40]
  • “Really, really choose plants” (The Boulder Weekly: June 6th 2019)[41]

Audio works

“Black in Boulder Podcast” (Itunes, Apple Podcast: 2018)[42]

"Restless Mornings" (KGNU Radio Station in Boulder, 2018)[43]

"Anthony Gallucci: Reestablishing Masculinity" (The Mindful U at Naropa University Podcast: 2019)[44]

Research Interest

Gender Studies, Ethnic and Race Relations, Religious Studies (Cosmology), Spectrum of Sexuality, Sociopolitical Structures and Parenting Rights.

Anthony Gallucci in the media



  1. Tokasv, Jay (April 15, 1998). "Students Tell of Brushes with Racism". Ithaca Journal. Gannett.
  2. Solomon, Karey (September 4, 1997). "Shakespeare on the Commons a 'Gift' to Ithaca". Ithaca Journal. Gannett.
  3. Claiborne, Margret (April 22, 1996). "Another Day, New Play". Ithaca Journal. Gannett.
  4. Crawford, Franklin (January 9, 1995). "Ithacans Celebrate Twelfth Night With Stories, Play Acting". Ithaca Journal.
  5. Hogancamp, Rachel (March 8, 1995). "A Roaring Good Time". Ithaca Journal. Gannett.
  6. Saulnier, Beth (December 8, 1994). "Decking the Hall with Boughs of Humbug: A Christmas Carol". Ithaca Journal. Gannett.
  7. Monk, Pamela (January 19, 1996). "Critical of Saulnier's review of The Tempest". Ithaca Journal. Gannett.
  8. Kelly, Janis (January 22, 1996). "On Saulnier's 'self-importance'". Ithaca Journal. Gannett.
  9. Smith, Cassandra (Fall 2019). "Reestablishing Masculinity" (PDF). Naropa Magazine: 14. Retrieved 21 October 2020.
  10. Editing Team, Cornell Sun (August 6, 2011). "Anthony Gallucci Runs for Mayor of Ithaca as Member of People's Emancipation Party". The Cornell Sun. Cornell University. Retrieved 21 October 2020.
  11. Community Builod, MLK (April 20, 2011). "Ithaca Mayoral Candidate's New Political Approach: 'The People's Emancipation Party'". MLK Community Build. Retrieved 21 October 2020.
  12. Martin, Alyson (August 10, 2011). "Ithaca Mayoral Candidates talk Entrepreneurship". Ithaca Journal. Gannett.
  13. Estes, Bruce (July 23, 2011). "Series to Let Candidates Discuss Plans". Ithaca Journal. Gannett.
  14. Lawyer, Liz (August 24, 2011). "Candidates Differ on Downtown Plans". Ithaca Journal. Gannett.
  15. Sanchez, Michelle (June 26, 1999). "Remembering Pato's Legacy". Ithaca Journal. Gannett.
  16. Lawyer, Liz (August 24, 2011). "Independents File for Mayoral Campaign". Ithaca Journal. Gannett.
  17. Gallucci, Anthony. "Vote for Ant". See the Change. Retrieved 21 October 2020.
  18. Tompkins County, Cornell Cooperative Extension (2009). "Annual Report 2009". p. 2. Retrieved 21 October 2020.
  20. Staff Reporters, Journal (September 16, 2008). "Sustainability Group Aids Neighborhoods with Mini-Grant Awards". Ithaca Journal. Gannett.
  23. Report, Staff (June 10, 2009). "10 Honored for Community Leadership". Ithaca Journal. Gannett.
  24. Gallucci, Anthony (September 1, 2019). HaBaD: An Overview: A Mystical Branch of Judaism (2 ed.). Boulder, Colorado: Independent. ISBN 9781690038122.
  25. Gallucci, Anthony (April 4, 2020). A Path: Dharma {Buddhism} Introduced (2 ed.). Boulder, Colorado: Independent. ISBN 9798637013616.
  26. Gallucci, Anthony (April 4, 2020). The Ramblings of an Ant (2 ed.). Boulder, Colorado: Independent. ISBN 9798636982364.
  27. Gallucci, Anthony (April 20, 2020). Ancient Kemetic Path: Resurrecting the Ancestors to Empower the Descendants. Boulder, Colorado: Independent. ISBN 9798642810125.
  28. Gallucci, Anthony (June 14, 2006). "Open Spots". Ithaca Times.
  29. Gallucci, Anthony (October 19, 2007). "Inequity inside the Ithaca City School District". Ithaca Journal.
  30. Schneider, Glenn (November 16, 2007). "ICSD Columnist Off the Mark". Ithaca Journal. Gannett.
  31. Gallucci, Anthony (December 2009). "We Deserve a Bailout". The Worker's Edge. Tompkins County Worker's Center.
  32. Gallucci, Anthony (March 17, 2009). "Role Models Needed". Ithaca Journal.
  33. Gallucci, Anthony (March 25, 2009). "Addressing Delinquency". Ithaca Times.
  34. Gallucci, Anthony (April 13, 2009). "Lines are Drawn Between Rich, Poor". Tompkins Weekly.
  35. Gallucci, Anthony (October 6, 2010). "A Human Response to Shawn Greenwood's Death". Ithaca Times.
  36. Gallucci, Anthony (December 10, 2010). "Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners Come Together: Lessons from Brooklyn for Tompkins County". Groundswell. Groundswell Ithaca.
  37. Gallucci, Anthony (December 31, 2014). "White Privilege". Ithaca Times.
  38. Gallucci, Anthony (January 21, 2015). "Male Privilege to Kill". Ithaca Times.
  39. Gallucci, Anthony (March 14, 2019). "The Shamhala Hypocrisy". The Colorado Daily.
  40. Gallucci, Anthony (March 18, 2019). "Reestablishing Masculinity". The Pilot Light. Naropa University.
  41. Gallucci, Anthony (June 6, 2019). "Really, really choose plants". The Boulder Weekly.
  42. Gallucci, Anthony. "Black In Boulder". Apple Podcast: Antonio. Apple. Retrieved 21 October 2020.
  43. Gallucci, Anthony. "Restless Morning". AfterFM: Anthony Gallucci. KGNU Radio Station in Boulder. Retrieved 21 October 2020.
  44. DeVine, David. "Interview with Anthony Gallucci". Mindful U at Naropa University (Apple Podcast). Naropa University. Retrieved 21 October 2020.

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