Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity announced Friday that a $50,000 donation to the National Urban League by the Black Greek organization will help the league’s youth programming.
Micheal Cristal, the fraternity’s international president, made the announcement during a video interview with National Urban League President Marc Morial.
“As A Brotherhood of Conscious Men Actively Serving Our Communities, Phi Beta Sigma’s mission is to educate, empower and protect our people. We understand our collective impact is increased exponentially when we collaborate with socially-conscious entities,” Cristal said of the partnership. “The National Urban League’s record mirrors Phi Beta Sigma’s history; this made the Urban League a natural partner organization. I look forward to working with their team to transform our country.”
Cristal added that while change takes time, patience, and perseverance, it requires a dedicated workforce and financial resources.
“The Men of Sigma are prepared to give our time, talent and treasure to heal our communities,” Cristal said. “The $50,000 donation is the first of several strategic giving investments Phi Beta Sigma will make this summer.”
Morial responded that he was proud to count Phi Beta Sigma among “the brothers and sisters of our movement and thank the members sincerely for their support and partnership. Phi Beta Sigma truly exemplifies ‘brotherhood’, not just within its own membership but in all its interactions with the broader community.”