Hailing Hartman

Hailing Hartman

Renowned jazz singer Johnny Hartman, who had a lengthy recording career as a solo artist and also worked with John Coltrane and Dizzy Gillespie, has a new public space in Hamilton Heights that bears his name. Read article from Manhattan Times News...
Johnny Hartman Plaza Opening featured on Fox 5 NY

Johnny Hartman Plaza Opening featured on Fox 5 NY

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis) & New York City Department of Transportation’s plaza launch in Hamilton Heights on August 14, 2019, was featured on Fox 5 NY. Watch Fox 5 NY video...
Johnny Hartman Plaza Opening featured on NY 1

Johnny Hartman Plaza Opening featured on NY 1

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis) & New York City Department of Transportation’s plaza launch in Hamilton Heights on August 14, 2019, was featured on NY 1. Watch NY 1 video...
Silvia Canales On Relationship-Based College Counseling

Silvia Canales On Relationship-Based College Counseling

Silvia Canales, our College & Career Coordinator, recently participated in the Ethics in Education Network’s Ethical Schools Podcast, where she talked about the work Bro/Sis does to support young women and young men as they think about college and their...

NY Elected Officials Must Increase School Support Staff by 2020

By Dr. Marsha Jean-Charles, Lead Organizer of The Brotherhood/Sister Sol & Cidra M. Sebastien, Associate Executive Director of The Brotherhood/Sister Sol   At New York’s P.S. 397 in the late 1990s, a deified security guard––bold, Black, and woman––made sure...
Debo Adegbile fighting the good fight

Debo Adegbile fighting the good fight

Attorney Debo Adegbile attributes his success as an anti-discrimination lawyer and a commissioner on the United States Civil Rights Commission to those who fought for civil rights before him, such as late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. Read article from The...
Brown Alumni Magazine

Brown Alumni Magazine

Jason Warwin ’95 was working as a cashier in the Ivy Room when he learned about a work-study job on Providence’s south side counseling low-income teens in the John Hope Settlement House. Twenty years later, Warwin and his lifelong friend Khary Lazarre-White ’95 run...
Her Goal: To put ‘Good Out Into the World

Her Goal: To put ‘Good Out Into the World

When she was a teenager, Rosaura Romero watched her mother juggle classes and a full-time job while r raising her alone. “She could have very easily told me to go find a job,” said Ms. Romero, 21. “She always said, ‘Don’t stress yourself with work. This is your time...
NYC Teens Run Farmers Market in Hamilton Heights, WNBC

NYC Teens Run Farmers Market in Hamilton Heights, WNBC

A group of enterprising New York City teenagers are getting some farm-fresh learning this summer. The youngsters recognized a need for fresh fruits and vegetables in their neighborhood and as John Chandler reports, they’re getting an education while fulfilling...

HuffingtPost’s Op Ed, We Will Win, by Khary Lazarre-White

Khary Lazarre-White, Contributor Social entrepreneur, author of the novel Passage, organizer and attorney; Executive Director of The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Intersectionality speaks to a world-view and perspective – a way to analyze overlapping forms of identity and...