Global Citizen profiles The Brotherhood Sister Sol

Global Citizen profiles The Brotherhood Sister Sol

How One Organization Is Transforming Lives and Creating Young Global Citizens in Harlem.  BroSis helps young people develop their full potential. The first year that high school students grow vegetables with the Brotherhood Sister Sol (BroSis), a nonprofit based in...
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...
52 Straight Weeks of Food Distribution

52 Straight Weeks of Food Distribution

On March 17, 2020, as New York City shut down due to Covid-19, BroSis made the difficult decision to close our doors. Less than one week later, we returned to the office to conduct our first emergency food distribution. While a terrified city quarantined in place, our...
BroSis featured on Fox 5 NY’s Good Day Street Talk

BroSis featured on Fox 5 NY’s Good Day Street Talk

“BroSis has always been there for me, has always been there for other young people, and I definitely feel like it’s one of the best decisions I have ever made in my life.” BroSis youth leader & organizer, Tida Dukuray, and Co-founder and...
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...
The Verdict: The Movement Continues

The Verdict: The Movement Continues

Khary Lazarre-White, Executive Director and Co-Founder of The Brotherhood Sister Sol, issued this statement following former officer Derek Chauvin’s conviction for the murder of George Floyd:  “We at The Brotherhood Sister Sol are, of course, relieved that...
Vox’s #GladYouAskedYT episode 𝘐𝘴 𝘔𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘰𝘤𝘳𝘢𝘤𝘺 𝘢 𝘔𝘺𝘵𝘩? How the US education system perpetuates inequality and racism, featuring The Brotherhood Sister Sol and our Executive Director Khary Lazarre-White.

Vox’s #GladYouAskedYT episode 𝘐𝘴 𝘔𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘰𝘤𝘳𝘢𝘤𝘺 𝘢 𝘔𝘺𝘵𝘩? How the US education system perpetuates inequality and racism, featuring The Brotherhood Sister Sol and our Executive Director Khary Lazarre-White.

Education in the United States is supposed to be meritocratic, meaning a student’s achievement is measured solely by their efforts. But how do class and privilege affect opportunity, and does everyone really get the same shot? Glad You Asked host Fabiola Cineas...
Bro/Sis Talks

Bro/Sis Talks

Bro/Sis has convened a series of conversations on the disproportionate impact of the Covid pandemic on Black & Latinx low-income communities. Guests have included thought-leaders and visionaries like Bro/Sis Artists in Residence Carrie Mae Weems & Bill T....
Harlem Nonprofit Launches Food Drive Ahead Of Holidays

Harlem Nonprofit Launches Food Drive Ahead Of Holidays

A Harlem nonprofit that has given out thousands of free meals during the pandemic is stepping up its efforts for the holiday season. The Brotherhood/Sister Sol has donated more than 250,000 meals over the past few months through weekly distributions outside its...
Education, Covid, Race and America

Education, Covid, Race and America

On Oct 26th, we held a Facebook Live discussion on a conversation about education and race, equity and equality, in this time of Covid. The conversation was moderated by our Exceutive Director & Co-founder, Khary Lazarre-White, and featured Pedro A. Noguera, Dean...