I am a social entrepreneur and attorney who co-founded The Brotherhood/Sister Sol โ€“ a youth development and community organizing institution nearly 18 years ago.

We are based in Harlem, and as a highly successful and evidence based organization, we have traveled the country, and all corners of New York City, teaching other educators and youth development specialists how to use our model. These travels have inevitably taken me to communities similar to Harlem โ€“ communities filled with a rich historical and cultural history, communities filled with hard working people, and also communities facing a plague of violence perpetrated by young men.

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