In memory and support for Banko Brown

Last week, an armed security officer took the life of a member of the Young Women’s Freedom Center Family. Banko Brown was beloved by a big community. He was brilliant and made everyone laugh. Though he was shy, he made friends easily and connected deeply with others. Banko had been a part of the Young Women’s Freedom Center since he was just 12 years old and worked as a Community Organizer, advocating for the rights of other young people in San Francisco at the time of his death.

On Thursday, April 27, Banko Brown was shot and killed by an armed security officer at Walgreens in San Francisco. He was only 24 years old.

The Young Women’s Freedom Center created a GoFundMe fundraiser to hold Banko’s family and community in love and support. If you can, please donate to support Banko’s family in providing a service that honors his life and legacy and cover transportation and other costs during this devastating and tragic time.

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