The Brotherhood Sister Sol has achieved a wide array of media attention for its work and been covered by outlets such as ABC, The Amsterdam News, CBS, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, CNN, The New York Daily News, Essence, Global Citizen, Huffington Post, MSNBC, NY1, The New York Times, Newsweek, Playbill, Revolt, The Grio, TV One, and USA Today.
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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...
This weekend, nearly 30,000 eighth graders in New York City will take the Specialized High School Admission test (SHSAT). About 5,000 of them will score high enough to get an offer to attend one of eight of the city’s prestigious specialized high schools....
The youth of The Brotherhood/Sister Sol in Harlem are taking the first swing of the sledgehammer Friday to begin the first phase of the organization’s new building. Elected officials will join Bro/Sis youth members ages 8 to 22 as well as Bro/Sis...
During a recent canvass in Brooklyn, volunteers on Cynthia Nixon’s campaign for governor encountered an unexpected situation: Some voters were far less familiar with Ms. Nixon than with her running mate, Jumaane D. Williams. Leading with Mr. Williams’s name, rather...
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 it.
Khary Lazarre-White discussing Bro/Sis and the criminal justice system.
Intersectionality speaks to a world-view and perspective – a way to analyze overlapping forms of identity and varied experiences and also systems of oppression, a lens with which to view struggle and freedom that is inclusive…
Organizations must nourish and buttress the political ambitions of young black and brown women.
Life on the street – and lives lost on the street.
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol announces $10.3 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.
“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 theory of change among disadvantaged youth.
It’s not hard to spot the three-story brownstone where The Brotherhood/Sister Sol, a 20-year-old youth development organization, looks after and helps to raise some of the luckiest young people in Harlem.