BroSis Center - Back



The Brotherhood Sister Sol (BroSis) is excited to have moved into our new building in June of 2022. We have created a beacon of enlightenment – a space for educating, organizing, and training the field to advance social justice. Our new building is an expanded state-of-the-art site for our children and the community and a model for the educational field.

Assorted New York State and New York City agencies have stated that this development is one of few buildings of its kind being built in NYC – 100% community educational use, no housing or retail or other areas of focus. This is solely a home for the development of BroSis – a space to educate, support and guide young people; to work to change policies that will more broadly and systemically help our children and community; and a site to train in the field so that others can improve their youth development outcomes and to advance social justice.
This building was designed by Urban Architectural Initiatives, built by Apex Racanelli Building Company, and managed by the Gilbane Building Company.

We are excited and proud of this vitally important step.

drone view of our new headquarters

“The Brotherhood Sister Sol is one of the most unique youth development organizations in the country. I know their work well and they teach young people to become social change makers, activists/artists, and to succeed in life. Their work is transformational and their new building in Harlem will allow for the further development of an essential organization that works every day for equity, equality, and opportunity. It will represent the solidifying of an institution.”
Harry Belafonte

Artist & Humanitarian

“Congratulations on your new home, Brotherhood Sister Sol! This new facility will allow you to continue the crucial work of creating a safe space for inspiration and growth for our city’s youth. Your decades-long work of uplifting and empowering youth of color has built lasting relationships and helped thousands of young people become the best version of themselves. I wish you continued success and look forward to our ongoing partnership.”
Brad Lander

NYC Comptroller

“The Brotherhood Sister Sol stands among New York’s most vital youth development organizations. Its groundbreaking work serves as a national model…. We are proud to invest $2M in The Brotherhood Sister Sol’s capital campaign to create a state-of-the-art home in West Harlem and empower thousands more young New Yorkers with the tools they need to succeed.”
Cyrus Vance, Jr.

Manhattan District Attorney

“Summer and afterschool enrichment programs like those offered by The Brotherhood Sister Sol changed my life when I was growing up – they helped me succeed in school, exposed me to new ideas, and provided mentorship and opportunity. I couldn’t be happier for the kids who will come to the new BroSis space to learn, have fun, and grow into the future leaders they are meant to be.”
Shaun Abreu

New York City Council Member

“The Brotherhood Sister Sol is a brilliant institution, and I’m thrilled their new home reflects the light and power they bring to the community. For generations to come, this space will provide critical support services and a sense of belonging to Upper Manhattan’s youth. Countless lives will be transformed here.”
Mark Levine

Manhattan Borough President

“The Brotherhood Sister Sol has supported, uplifted, and empowered young New Yorkers for more than a quarter-century. Finally, they can do that essential work in their new headquarters — a space that I’m sure will quickly become a community hub for growth, education, sport, and all types of youth development. BroSis has become an essential and integral part of Harlem and New York City, and this space is worthy of their vital work.”
Jumaane D. Williams

Public Advocate

“In October of 2018, I joined Khary Lazarre-White, Jason Warwin, colleagues, and community members to break ground on the new home for The Brotherhood Sister Sol, and supported construction with allocations from the Borough President’s office. BroSis has an incredible track record of empowering youth and the quality of their service to young people is unmatched. I am delighted to see the new space open, and look forward to continuing my work with the organization to impact meaningful change.”
Gale A. Brewer

New York City Council Member

“Today marks a new chapter for The Brotherhood Sister Sol and the social justice movement in NYC and beyond. Rooted in the Northern Manhattan community, BroSis’ new home is a beacon for what dignified, holistic, and transformative spaces should be for our youth. I congratulate BroSis on their many years of success and the grand opening of their historic new building. As the Councilmember for District 10, I look forward to working together to ensure Black and Latinx young people are able to thrive in their communities and in their own lives.”
Carmen De La Rosa

New York City Council Member


Government support for this project is provided by: The New York City Council and Council Members Mark Levine, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Ritchie Torres, Vanessa L. Gibson, Ydanis RodriguezManhattan District Attorney Cyrus B. Vance, Jr.Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer; The New York State Assembly and the late New York State Assemblyman Herman D. Farrell, Jr., former New York State Assemblyman Keith L. T. Wright and New York State Assembly Members Robert J. Rodriguez, Inez E. Dickens, and Al Taylor.

Leading private supporters include: Marlene Nathan Meyerson Family Foundation, NoVo Foundation, Gladys and Roland Harriman Foundation, Ann and Weston Hicks,  Miguel Vias, Lida Orzeck, Rabbi Rachel Cowan FundShin Creek Trust, Corbett Family Charitable Foundation, Con Edison, Charles N. Schorin and Michelle Ores, Goldman Sonnenfeldt Foundation, Amy Klette Newman Foundation, Pinkerton Foundation, Walentas Foundation, Peter Mensch, and the Kevin Durant Charitable Foundation.