Khary Lazarre-White

Khary Lazarre-White

Khary Lazarre-White is a social entrepreneur, educator, nonprofit executive, writer and attorney. In 1995, he co-founded The Brotherhood/Sister Sol, Inc., a comprehensive youth development and educational organization that provides rites of passage programming, after school care, counseling, summer camps, job training, college preparation and scholarship, employment opportunities, community organizing training, legal representation and international study programs to Africa and Latin America.

He has been recognized with an array of awards from Oprah Winfrey, the Ford Foundation, New York State's Department of Education and Brown University. He was a NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund/Shearman and Sterling Scholar. Lazarre-White has written and spoken extensively regarding his work and has been interviewed by many national news organizations. He was appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to the Advisory Board of New York City's Young Men's Initiative and serves on the Board of Advisors for the Heinz Endowment's Black Male Initiative and the National Board of Advisors for Susan L. Taylor's National CARES Mentoring Movement. Lazarre-White received his bachelor's degree with honors from Brown University and his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School.