• 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)

November 7, 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 »

BOEN General Meeting (invitation only)

December 5, 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 »

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Voter Pledge

October 29, 2020 6:55pm - 6:55pm

The Brotherhood of Elders Network believes that our collective vote is a tool we can use to address policies and practices in the City of Oakland and Alameda County, that contribute to or undermine African American boys and young men’s... Read More »

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Statement from the Brotherhood of Elders Network

October 29, 2020 6:55pm - 6:55pm

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 »

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.… Read More »

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