• Our Principles: Purpose

    We advocate for males of African ancestry from infancy to adulthood.

  • The Brotherhood: Wise

    We maintain cultural connections to our African heritage

  • Our Principles: Excellence

    Our reputation is based on being thorough, efficient, effective, accountable and producing superior outcomes in everything we do.

  • Our Principles: Collective Work

    To achieve maximum community impact, we collectively build and leverage programs and initiatives that support our individual contributions.

  • Our Principles: Innovation

    We provide leadership in the development of new and innovative social, political, and educational programs that have positive impacts on Black males.

  • Our Principles: Integrity

    We conduct ourselves with honesty and transparency. Our positive words and actions are our bond. We keep it 100!

  • The Brotherhood: Impactful

    We leverage our resources and relationships to benefit Black boys.

Latest News & Events

BOEN General Meeting (invitation only)

December 7, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm

Brothers and Babas, join us for the BOEN general monthly meeting. Breakfast, Brotherhood, and Big Ideas. Our typical agenda includes 9:00am Breakfast, Welcome & Libations 9:30am Relationship Building, networking, and Learning 10:30 Committee Reports 11:00 Committee Meetings 11:30 Age Cohort... Read More »

The Hidden Genius Project: Brothers Code Event

December 14, 2019 8:00am - 2:00pm

The Hidden Genius Project and Kapor Center invite young boys and men of color in middle and high school to join the 7th Annual Brothers Code event, Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Merritt College (Oakland, CA). This event is meant... Read More »


Spotlight on Global, National and LA-Based Leadership Opportunities

December 6, 2019 9:23pm - 9:23pm

Walker and Associates Consulting is pleased to facilitate the following searches for three exceptional organizations: a national philanthropy- and activist-backed movement fighting for girls of color; an innovative transportation agency leading Southern California and the nation; and a Bay Area-based... Read More »


I Went to Yale. My Brother Went to Prison. – The Atlantic

December 6, 2019 9:23pm - 9:23pm

When I decided to attend Yale five years ago, people held me up as an example of a black student who “beat the odds.” I wish they were more curious about why my brother wound up in prison instead.... Read More »


The Art of Being a Black Man

Access to the online version of the Art of Being a Black Man is available to participants that have attended a previous training.… Read More »