Brotherhood Sister Sol Raises Nearly $2 Million




Written By Paul Garwood


The Brotherhood Sister Sol, a Harlem-based youth development and social justice organization, raised nearly $2 million at its recent annual gala. This significant event celebrated the contributions of actor and activist Billy Porter and labor organizer Ai-jen Poo. Held at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City, the gala brought together over 500 attendees, including notable figures from various fields.


Billy Porter, known for his roles in "Pose" and other works, was honored for his advocacy for LGBTQ+ rights and social justice. Ai-jen Poo, the co-founder of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, was recognized for her efforts in labor rights and advocacy for immigrant workers. The funds raised will support the organization's programs, which focus on leadership development, educational support, and social justice initiatives for young people in underserved communities.


The event also featured performances and speeches that underscored the organization's mission and the importance of community support in fostering youth empowerment and activism.