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Jun 2020
AT&T donates $20,000 to Brotherhood Crusade to support efforts to serve vulnerable communities adversely affected by the COVID-19 crisis

The effects of the COVID-19 are being felt near and far, and the work of organizations like ours has never been so important. As the needs in our community rise, we have been able to do more because we have help from our partners. Contributions to our work have been essential to our ability to scale our efforts and continue serving those in need. With AT&T’s support, Brotherhood Crusade is providing families in our communities with food vouchers and financial aid for housing support in response to the impact of COVID-19. Across......

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09
Jun 2020
JPMorgan Chase teams with Brotherhood Crusade to develop new workforce skills in response to pandemic

 JPMorgan Chase has made a $160,000 commitment to the Brotherhood Crusade’s COVID-19 community relief efforts in response to the increasing economic disparities in South Los Angeles caused by the pandemic. The firm’s investment will focus on new workforce skills development and training. The funds will help the Brotherhood Crusade to deliver coaching, training and career transition to support disconnected youth, and underemployed and unemployed families impacted by the COVID-19 crisis across South Los Angeles. “The COVID-19 crisis is disproportionately affecting people of color across the country which will have long-lasting economic consequences for......

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08
Jun 2020
Wells Fargo Provides $50,000 Grant to Support Brotherhood Crusade COVID-19 Outreach in the Los Angeles Community

In response to the Brotherhood Crusade’s COVID-19 Community Rapid Response Fund, Wells Fargo donated a $50,000 grant to help Los Angeles community youth, young adults and families during this critical time. The funds are designed for the most under-served communities that are being adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Wells Fargo is proud to support The Brotherhood Crusade in their mission of improving quality of life and meeting the unmet needs of low-income, under-represented individuals through impactful programming such as at-risk youth prevention, life & social skills training, pre & post-employment services,......

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05
Jun 2020
Brotherhood Crusade President and CEO Charisse Bremond Weaver Gives Heartfelt Reaction on George Floyd Memorial and Protests Around the City of Los Angeles with ABC 7 Live News

Brotherhood Crusade President and CEO, Charisse Bremond Weaver gave her insights on the mood of African American citizens following yesterday’s memorial service for George Floyd. She weighed in on the week-long protests against police brutality and injustice in the City of Los Angeles and around the country. In an intervie w with ABC 7 Live News , Br emond Weaver said, “The most powerful moment was standing in silence for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, this is how long it took for the murder of George Floyd.” She continued, “There have been......

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03
Jun 2020
We need everyone in this fight for change

As we continue this journey together, it is critical that we tell a story that African Americans are having a crisis of humanity at every level. It will not be enough to just protest for the thousands of African Americans who have been murdered by law enforcement in Los Angeles and across the United States. Institutional racism is our story. For decades, data is telling a story that my people (African Americans) are experiencing a level of death, trauma and disproportionate impact that all of us should be alarmed. It is not......

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07
May 2020

The Brotherhood Crusade has always been on the ground, ready to rapidly respond to the needs of the community in South Los Angeles and surrounding areas since 1968. The devastation of COVID-19 is no different and in response to COVID-19 the Brotherhood Crusade immediately went into action and begin to mobilize funds and provisions for the most under-served communities being adversely affected by this pandemic. We have been able to outreach and rapidly get support and resources to those with the greatest need and most at-risk in our community. Brotherhood’s COVID-19 Community......

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28
Apr 2020

We are seeing acts of kindness and love all around the country. The Brotherhood Crusade is one of those charities that has received unconditional love and support to the thousands of youth we serve in Los Angeles County. Because of your donations, we have been able to support hundreds of our students with Chrome tablets and families with monetary support to purchase food, and other essential items to help them through the crisis. We are asking you to join the village and support the Brotherhood Crusade COVID-19 Emergency Fund to help us......

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08
Apr 2020
Brotherhood Crusade, Community Coalition and InnerCity Struggle join forces to raise $400,000 to support 5,000 high need South and the Eastside of Los Angeles students with technology to address deep educational inequities.

Los Angeles, CA — Tuesday, April 7, 2020 — Brotherhood Crusade , Community Coalition and InnerCity Struggle are joining forces to raise $400,000 to support 5,000 at risk South and the Eastside of Los Angeles students with technology and emergency needs. The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) announced school closures through the end of the 2020 school year. While the organizations support the implementation of a public health response to flatten the curve and protect the most vulnerable, students and families are communicating grave concerns about the inequities in access to......

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