• 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.

BOEN PRESENTS:

ORAL HISTORY PROJECT

Our Babas and Brothers have accumulated a wealth of knowledge over the course of their lifetime. We have worked together to capture that knowledge and share it with the community.

Latest News & Events

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The San Francisco Foundation will grant $3.4 Million to Black-Led Organizations

The initiative is aimed at strengthening the region’s ecosystem of Black community organizers in the wake of a pandemic that has exposed deep systemic inequities in the Bay Area and across the country. General operating grants will support 18 Black-led organizations in the Bay Area with a focus...
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Hodge For Mayor

Greetings, I hope you and your loved ones are doing well as we enter into the fall season. I am pleased to announce that I’ve entered the race for Mayor of Oakland! The mayoral election is set for November 8, 2022. For those of you who know me, you understand my passion for the city that I live in and h...
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BOEN General Meeting (invitation only)

Brothers and Babas, Join us for the BOEN general monthly meeting. Breakfast, Brotherhood, and Big Ideas. Our typical agenda includes 9:00 am Breakfast, Welcome & Libations 9:30 am Relationship Building, networking, and Learning 10:30 am Committee Reports 11:00 am Committee Meetings 11:3...
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Resources

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.…
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