Brown University alumni at fundraiser for The Brotherhood/Sister Sol, an organization founded in 1995 by Khary Lazarre-White and Jason Warwin, class of 1995 at Brown University. Brown alumni Brickson Diamond, Cicely Washington, Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay, Khary Lazarre-White, Tracee Ellis Ross and Hill Harper.
Founded in 1995, The Brotherhood/Sister Sol provides comprehensive, holistic and long-term support services to youth who range in age from eight to twenty-one. They offer wrap around evidence-based programming, focusing on issues such as leadership development and educational achievement, sexual responsibility, sexism and misogyny, political education and social justice, Pan-African and Latino history, and global awareness.
Based in NYC, the organization has a national reach as they publish assorted curricula and collections of their members’ writings; train educators from throughout the nation on their approach; and are invited to speak and present at educational and policy convenings across the country. The Brotherhood/Sister Sol has earned national recognition for their evidence-based model, receiving awards that include, Oprah Winfrey’s Angel Network Use Your Life Award, Ford Foundation’s Leadership for a Changing World Award, Abyssinian Development Corporation’s Harlem Renaissance Award;, and the Brown University inaugural Alumni Association Young Public Service Award.