• 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

Friends of Dr. Frank Staggers, Sr.

September 26, 2020 8:30am - 12:30pm

Friends of Dr. Frank Staggers, Sr. Inaugural Prostate Cancer Walk around Lake Merritt PROGRAM GOALS 1) Increase prostate cancer awareness in Alameda County and the Greater Bay Area. 2) Engage Community of health care providers to promote early detection of... Read More »

BOEN General Meeting (invitation only)

October 3, 2020 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 »


Statement from the Brotherhood of Elders Network

September 25, 2020 5:54am - 5:54am

BLACK RAGE IS JUSTIFIED “To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious, is to be in a rage almost all the time.” James Baldwin “We revolt simply because, for many reasons, we can no longer breathe”... Read More »


“I Am Human” – Disrupting the Dehumanization of BYMOC

September 25, 2020 5:54am - 5:54am

What is dehumanization? It is the persistent invalidation of humanity through perceptions or actual treatment. At the center of dehumanization is the pervasive idea that people of color do not need, and are not worthy of basic human dignities. Dehumanization... 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 »