Mission, Values, and Principles

Our Mission

The Brotherhood’s mission is dedicated to the empowerment and positive development of young men of color.

We support our mission through mentorship, living with integrity, striving for academic and personal success, respecting, interacting, and effectively partnering with others to positively transform Colorado’s African-American community.

Our Values 

The following is our core values which we profess loudly and enthusiastically during our meetings:

He had a dream: we are the dream

We are…leading by example

We are…achieving success

We are…lifting others up

We are…making others take notice

We are…one

We are…proud

We are…the Dream

We are…the future

Our Principles


Promotes leadership by creating opportunities for students to build key social skills that are valuable for the community and today's global economy.

  • Empowerment
  • Inspiring
  • Influence


Promotes character by enriching each young men's skills and talents to build a distinctive positive role model for their community.

  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Awareness
  • Cultural Identity 
  • Integrity


Encourages accountability for one’s own education. Provides support for students to navigate the educational system. Provides positive roles models that define the values of success through education and hard work.

  • Education
  • Accomplished
  • Purpose

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Colorado needs more African American males to create highly educated workforce, grow our economy, and engage the community as whole. With your support we can keep The Brotherhood and Colorado strong.

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Building Bonds

The Brotherhood works closely with local schools, universities, and organizations to close the achievement gap, advance the economy and culture of Colorado’s African American community.

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