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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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31
Oct 2018
Brotherhood Crusade is Proud to Announce the 50th Anniversary Pioneer of African American Achievement Award Dinner is SOLD OUT

Brotherhood Crusade is proud and extremely grateful to announce the 50th Golden Anniversary Pioneer of African American Achievement Award Dinner on Friday, December 7, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel is now completely SOLD OUT. Charisse Bremond Weaver, Brotherhood Crusade’s President and CEO said, “We are deeply moved by all of our partners and friends who have been key in helping us reach this monumental milestone. Thank you to everyone for working with us to advance the mission and vision of Brotherhood Crusade throughout our 50-year history of serving the community with......

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25
Oct 2018
Multi-Award Winning Recording Artist Charlie Wilson to Perform at the 50th Anniversary

Brotherhood Crusade is proud to present the iconic, multiple award-winning recording artist Charlie Wilson to perform at the 50th Golden Anniversary Pioneer of African American Achievement Award Dinner on Friday, December 7, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, located at 9876 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. The event will honor the illustrious business mogul and humanitarian Mellody Hobson, President, Ariel Investments. Charlie Wilson, also lovingly known as “Uncle Charlie”, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, producer and lead vocalist of The Gap Band. As a solo artist he has been nominated......

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