Brotherhood Crusade, staff, youth, corporate partners and others were privileged to see an advance screening of RACE, the Jesse Owens story. Prior to the screening famous athletes and others spoke to the group about always riding to the occasion and using any platform be it sports or something else to shine and strive for excellence....
Forbes Magazine Features Brotherhood Crusade Youth Ariel Flowers. Flowers had attended the Brotherhood Crusade, a non-profit organization addressing the needs of South Los Angeles’ underserved populations, after being laid off from her airport job where she brushed up on her customer service best practices in addition to refining her resume and participating in mock interview sessions. Click here to read article....
Brotherhood Crusade 47th Annual Pioneer of African American Achievement Awards Delivers Elegant, High Impact Party with a Purpose. Community Champion, Laphonza Butler Saluted with Distinguished Honors. Youth Members Celebrated and Eric Benèt Brings the House Down with Stunning Performance (Los Angeles, CA, November 11, 2015) – The Brotherhood Crusade presented what many are calling the “best ever” party with a purpose last Friday, November 6th at the Beverly Hilton. The joyous and prestigious 47th Annual Bremond-Bakewell Pioneer of African American Achievement Awards shined a light on the beloved labor leader and community......
Brotherhood Crusade CEO Charisse Bremond Weaver was named “2015 Woman of the Year” by the 59th Assembly District of the California State Assembly yesterday at the State Capitol. The event was preceded by a Legislative Women’s Caucus Brunch Reception, which drew high profile businesswomen and leaders from all over the state of California. Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer of the 59th Assembly District said, “Charisse Bremond Weaver was chosen to be honored for her community leadership, years of service and vision to enrich the lives of people in and outside the district. She embodies......
Hosts Frank Discussion on Racial Profiling and Issues Challenging Young African American and Hispanic Men Today Los Angeles, CA, Wednesday, October 29, 2014 — A small group of 12 young African American and Hispanic men from the Brotherhood Crusade sat face to face with U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. last week to discuss racial profiling and other critical issues facing their generation. The forum was to offer a platform for the young men to share their experiences and offer insights into the direction they would like to see take place......
Transitioning from high school to college will become easier for some South Los Angeles students, thanks to a summer class being offered by the Brotherhood Crusade and West Los Angeles College. The College Bridge class, which begins July 11, is designed to equip students with the tools needed to succeed in college. Students will explore topics such as how to apply for financial aid, select classes, understand a syllabus, and seek tutoring and other kinds of assistance. “We’ve found this model to be a good way to help students make the transition......
Camarillo, CA – Cedric “The Entertainer” was pleased to announce the launch of The Inaugural Cedric “The Entertainer” Celebrity Golf Classic on Monday August 12 at the world class Spanish Hills Country Club in Camarillo. This charity fundraiser benefited The Kyles Family Foundation, The Brotherhood Crusade of Los Angeles and The Boys and Girls Club of Camarillo in their support to providing invaluable services and programs aiding youth and their families. For celebrity and event pictures, click here: HERE Guests included: Cedric “The Entertainer”, Don Cheadle, Barry Bonds, Rick Fox, Dondre Whitfield, Duane Martin, Dr. J, Flex Alexander, Jerry Rice,......