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Bro/Sis Green Youth Market

Every Wednesday

July 8 – Nov 25, 2020 10:30am – 6:30pm

Located at West 143rd Street & Amsterdam

Let us know you’re coming by, and share with your Facebook friends here. 

America – Protests, Pandemic & An Election

Friday, June 12th
4pm
https://www.facebook.com/brosis512
* Facebook account not required to watch!

With Darrick Hamilton, Executive Director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, Alondra Nelson, President, Social Science Research Council; Farah Griffin, Chair, Department of African American & African Diaspora Studies, Columbia University; and Bro/Sis Executive Director, Khary Lazarre-White .

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

Thursday, June 4th
1:00 – 2pm
https://www.facebook.com/brosis512
* Facebook account not required to watch!

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. Check it out!

COVID-19: What it Reveals About America

Thursday, May 28th
6:00pm
www.facebook.com/Brois512
* Facebook account not required to watch!

With Khary Lazarre-White, co-Founder and Executive Director; and special guests David Remnick, Editor of The New Yorker; and Farah Griffin, Chair, Department of African American & African Diaspora Studies, Columbia University.

Johnny Hartman Plaza Virtual Programming

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
6:30pm
Instagram Live

Our next virtual public programming event for the Johnny Hartman Plaza will feature Yoga on Wednesday, May 27 at 6:30 pm EST via Instagram. Move and Groove Yoga is a Harlem-based wellness initiative that seeks to build community through events focusing on musicmovement and mindfulness practices. Join our host @cidramaria for a Yoga session and conversation with Courtney Liddell. Yoga props not required – just clear some space and be ready to move and groove!

Johnny Hartman Plaza Virtual Programming

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
6:30pm
Instagram Live

Even though social distancing has delayed The Brotherhood/Sister Sol’s plan to bring arts and cultural programming to The Johnny Hartman Plaza, a public plaza that we manage in partnership with the DOT, we’ve planned a series of virtual events for May and June to be aired live on Instagram and then shared here and via our other social media platforms.

Justice in Action: Educational Inequity

Thursday, May 14th
2pm
Virtual Discussion

On Thursday, May 14th at 2 pm, The Brotherhood/Sister Sol’s Executive Director, Khary Lazarre-White, was featured in an important virtual conversation with Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan’s Social Justice Activist in Residence Ruth Messinger and NYC Council Member Brad Lander to discuss how remote learning and the realities of learning and living during a pandemic has made more evident the inequities of our education system; along with Jose Luis Vilson, a full-time math teacher in Inwood/Washington Heights

Covid-19: The Intersection of Race, Art, Social Justice, and Medicine

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
3pm
News One’s Facebook Live

On Wednesday, May 13th, at 3pm, The Brotherhood/Sister Sol partnered with NewsOne for a special online event featuring Bro/Sis’ two Artists in Residence, celebrated influential contemporary American artist Carrie Mae Weems and legendary choreographer Bill T. Jones; along with Dr. Aletha Maybank, Chief Health Equity Officer of the American Medical Association, and our Executive Director, Khary Lazarre-White. Jamilah Lemieux, journalist and award winning writer, moderated the discussion.

Youth Run Farmers’ Market

June 26 – November 27, 2019
10:30am – 5:00pm
143rd Street (between Amsterdam and Hamilton Place)

Celebrating 25 Years: Voices

October 5, 2020
6:30pm
Ziegfeld Ballroom (141 West 54th Street)

Voices is our signature annual celebration of our youth and our life changing programming. Voices provides a platform for our members to share their personal journeys, often through spoken word performances.

Planting Weeks 2020

Date and Time to be determined at later date.

During Planting Week we welcome all to join us in the garden as we plant annuals, perennials, vegetables and herbs; and as we paint and repair structures, preparing the garden for spring.

Voices 15

May 21, 2019
6:30pm
Ziegfeld Ballroom (141 West 54th Street)

Voices is our signature annual celebration of our youth and our life changing programming. Voices provides a platform for our members to share their personal journeys, often through spoken word performances.

Bro Sis Torchbearer Training

August 6, 2018 – August 9, 2018
9:30am – 5:00pm
Broadway Housing Communities, Rio Gallery and Rooftop Space

Developed over the course of 20 years, The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Rites of Passage Program is recognized nationally and internationally as one of the leading models of holistic youth development.

Voices 14

May 10, 2018
6:30pm
Gotham Hall (1356 Broadway at 36th Street)

Voices is our signature annual celebration of our youth and our life changing programming. Voices provides a platform for our members to share their personal journeys, often through spoken word performances.

Voices 13

May 11, 2017
6:30pm
Gotham Hall (1356 Broadway at 36th Street)

Honorees
Carrie Mae Weems
Jeffrey Wright

Annual Events

Voices Annual Gala

Our signature annual benefit highlighting our youth and life changing programming.

Annual Planting Weeks

Our annual Planting Weeks take place from April 29th to May 9th.

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