• 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 »

BOEN 2019 Kwanzaa Event

December 27, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Come join us for our Brotherhood Of Elders Kwanzaa Event. The event is on Friday, December 27th, 2019 from 6pm – 8pm... Read More »


Healing Together: Organize Men’s Circles

November 19, 2019 6:26pm - 6:26pm

The Alliance for Boys and Men of Color, the Brotherhood of Elders Network and National Compadres Network invite you to be a voice to stop intimate partner violence and ORGANIZE MEN’S CIRCLES DURING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER –DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS... Read More »


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

November 19, 2019 6:26pm - 6:26pm

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 »