The Brotherhood of Elders Network collaborates and partners with a host of organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life of Black boys and men in the East Bay. We thank them for the outstanding work they do and for being a valued partner with BOEN. Check out a few of our key partners.

National Compadres Network

A historical Gathering of Wisdom Keepers. Elders and community leaders from across the nation gathered in Oakland, CA, on February 26 & 27, 2015 to initiate what was a collective voice of wisdom keepers and wisdom teachers. They will continue to lift up the sacredness of our youth and demand that they be afforded every opportunity to fulfill their sacred purpose in life. An effort led by The National Compadres Network in collaboration with The Brotherhood of Elders and CURYJ.


The Hidden Genius Project

The Hidden Genius Project was founded in 2012 by five black male entrepreneurs/technologists to connect underserved, young black males with the skills, mentors, and experiences that they need to become high-performing entrepreneurs and technologists in a 21st century, global economy. THGP is a core member of the Brotherhood’s Technology Committee.


Ile Omode School

Ile Omode (E-lay O-mo-day) School is a private, non-profit African Centered school. It ranges from preschool-8th grade and is known for its commitment to academic rigor and cultural competency. Ile Omode is a core member of the Brotherhood’s Technology Committee.

The David Glover Education and Technology Center

David Glover Center is part of the BOEN tech committee and they are dedicated to delivering quality education and access to technology to enrich the lives of low income students and people of color in the Oakland Bay Area.