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Summer Programming 2021

Summer Programming 2021

Summer Programming Has Begun!

At BroSis, we offer a wide variety of summer enrichment programs serving our young people. Our philosophy is fun, learning, and developing life-long bonds while dramatically reducing the access and summer opportunity gaps.

Harlem’s Youth-Run Farmers’ Market Returns For Summer

Harlem’s Youth-Run Farmers’ Market Returns For Summer

HARLEM, NY — A popular youth-run farmer’s market reopened Wednesday in Hamilton Heights, promising to dish out thousands of pounds of fresh produce over the next six months.  Now in its seventh year, the BroSis Green Youth Market kicked off Wednesday in Johnny Hartman...

52 Straight Weeks of Food Distribution

52 Straight Weeks of Food Distribution

Through a global pandemic, despite rain and snow and extreme heat and cold, our staff has shown up for our community every single week, distributing over 600,000 meals.

On this 52nd consecutive food distribution, we want to elevate our staff who without pause have held our young people and our community close, our volunteers who have joined us in this work and given so much of themselves, and you – our friends, partners, and supporters.

Earth Day + Youth-led Voter Registration Event

Earth Day + Youth-led Voter Registration Event

BroSis youth leaders kicked off Earth Day celebrations with a ‘Vote for the Earth’ voter registration drive in front of our headquarters at the Johnny Hartman Plaza. Members registered community members, BroSis youth, and staff and will be holding another voter drive...

The Verdict: The Movement Continues

The Verdict: The Movement Continues

Statement from The Brotherhood Sister Sol on Derek Chauvin Trial Conviction.

“We at The Brotherhood Sister Sol are, of course, relieved that former police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted for his murder of George Floyd. This killing of George Floyd, perpetrated for over more than nine slow agonizing minutes, this destruction of a human body, has resulted in a guilty verdict – for the murder that it was…”

#BroSis25 – 25 years of youth development and social justice

#BroSis25 – 25 years of youth development and social justice

25 Years of BroSis – Celebrating 25 Years of Youth Development, Mentorship, and Organizing for Social Justice.

In 1995, The Brotherhood Sister Sol was founded by two college graduates as a continuation of the work they started as seniors at Brown University, working with young men of color at a nearby community center.