The Brotherhood Sister Sol Receives a $500,000 Grant
August 1, 2013
BHSS will receive a total of $500,000 over the span of 30 months to support programs that increase its capacity to serve more young men of color through their rights of passage program. They have been chosen as one of ten organizations nationwide to be awarded funding for their innovative community-based programs that strengthen health, education and employment outcomes for middle school and high school males.
BHSS is a one of the 83 grant recipients funded by West Harlem Development Corporation in its 2013 Cycle 1 grants. Their project will include the After School Program (ASP) and the Afterschool Teen Enrichment Program (ASTEP) which will provide academic support, enrichment activities -gardening, mentoring, martial arts, and healthy meals for 40 CD9 West Harlem youth of ages 8- 18 years. Programs will include: arts education- theatre, dance, voice lyricism and mass media. There will be 35 intensive workshops/outings during the academic year as well as an art day camp during the summer.