Black Lives Matter Visual Arts Gallery

Black Lives Matter Visual Arts Gallery

Our summer teen arts program centered on the Black Lives Matter movement, with members creating art in response to systemic racism and the injustices people of color face every day, and to address issues in their communities. Members examined protest art and studied...
Our Community – An exhibit by our 2020 Summer Day Camp

Our Community – An exhibit by our 2020 Summer Day Camp

Summer Day Camp members had an engaging experience focused on art and activism, and fused with photography, wellness, and the environment. Centered on exploring various diverse photographers and artists committed to social justice, members used inspiration from their...
The Fears of Voting While Being an Immigrant American Citizen

The Fears of Voting While Being an Immigrant American Citizen

An alumna of The Brotherhood/Sister Sol’s Environmental Program, Nicole Castillo, is a youth activist. She stands for ending the discrimination against Black and Brown people and raises awareness concerning immigrants’ unfair treatment in the United...
Legacy: 25 years of Social Justice Work

Legacy: 25 years of Social Justice Work

For 25 years, we have applied a social justice framework to our youth development efforts, standing shoulder to shoulder with young people in pursuit of justice, equity, and access for all. This video tells that story. Watch our Legacy: 25 years of Social Justice Work...
A Youth Vision for the Future of NYC

A Youth Vision for the Future of NYC

Join Bro/Sis youth organizers and activists, and the Liberation team for a town hall on a youth vision of the future of New York City, divesting from the police, the realities of COVID-19, and much more. A must watch!  We have over 70 trained youth organizers...
NY1 highlights the Bro/Sis Green Youth Market

NY1 highlights the Bro/Sis Green Youth Market

NY1 highlights our youth-run farmers’ market in its 6th year of operation, where our youth provide locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables to the community while developing leadership and workforce skills. Watch the feature...
City Must Help Community-Based Nonprofits Avoid Displacement

City Must Help Community-Based Nonprofits Avoid Displacement

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, the Brotherhood/Sister Sol, a youth development organization in Harlem, has provided emergency financial support, technology and nearly 100,000 meals to their community of Black and Latinx youth and their families.Like most...
PSA from Carrie Mae Weems & The Peace Poets

PSA from Carrie Mae Weems & The Peace Poets

Carrie Mae Weems and Bill T. Jones are the inaugural 2020/2021 Artists in Residence at The Brotherhood/Sister Sol.   As part of her residency, Carrie Mae Weems met with our youth members and our alumni over several weeks to discuss their experiences with COVID and the...
Summer at Bro/Sis

Summer at Bro/Sis

This is such a significant moment for The Brotherhood/Sister Sol. After shifting to entirely virtual programming since March, we are resuming some of our in-person programming adhering strictly to all New York City and New York State reopening guidelines. While during...
Increasing College Access for 25 Years

Increasing College Access for 25 Years

Celebrating Our 25th Year With Our Largest Graduating Class Since 1995 Bro/Sis has provided comprehensive and holistic college support to our members,  resulting in more than 95% of our membership attending college. This year, our largest graduating class ever has...
Art & Activism: A Response To What We Are Facing In America

Art & Activism: A Response To What We Are Facing In America

The conversation was moderated by The Root’s Editor in Chief, Danielle Belton, and featured Bro/Sis alumna, Elizabeth Acevedo, NYT bestseller, Carnegie award winner and National book award winner, and our Executive Director and Novelist, Khary Lazarre-White Watch on...
COVID-19: What it Reveals About America

COVID-19: What it Reveals About America

On May 28th we held a Facebook Live discussion on COVID-19’s disparate impact on low-income communities and communities of color, the public response, and a path forward. Watch...