Brotherhood/Sister Sol raises $1.3 million at annual gala

Brotherhood/Sister Sol raises $1.3 million at annual gala

Harlem-based youth organization Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis) recently hosted its 15th annual VOICES benefit gala. This year’s event was held at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in Midtown where ABC News correspondent Deborah Roberts hosted. This year’s honorees were...
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...
Khary Lazarre-White At NYSWI 4/11

Khary Lazarre-White At NYSWI 4/11

Khary Lazarre-White, author, activist and attorney, is the executive director and cofounder of The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis), a nationally renowned, Harlem-based youth services organization. His first novel, “Passage,” is the story of Warrior, a...
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...
Who Got Next: Creating Pipelines For Girls Of Color To Be On The Ballot

Who Got Next: Creating Pipelines For Girls Of Color To Be On The Ballot

With headlines like, “Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates who made history in the 2017 election,” and newly elected leaders such as LaToya Cantrell, Andrea Jenkins, Hala Ayala, Danica Roem, and Braxton Winston, I am reminiscent of the my major introduction to...
WABC’s Up Close with Bill Ritter

WABC’s Up Close with Bill Ritter

Life on the street – and lives lost on the street. The book is called “Passage” – the story of a young black man – trying to survive in a world where there are forks in the road – at every turn. For many young african americans – it’s called life. On Up Close last...
Capital Press Release

Capital Press Release

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol announces $10.7 million dollars in funding toward the construction of the leading out of school time building in New York City – the creation of a model for the nation. New York, NY (May 1, 2017) The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis) is proud...
Making Change by Changing the Story

Making Change by Changing the Story

“We in the nonprofit sector are tackling some of the most difficult issues of our time,” says Khary Lazarre-White, co-founder and executive director of The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis), a youth development organization based in Harlem that aims to cultivate a...