AAMA will Mentor, Educate and Nurture our community’s young African-American and brown men so that they may realize fully their giftedness; develop authentic relationships, interpersonal and life skills; and benefit from the knowledge and clarity of each other to succeed in life through a variety of monthly activities.  We are bound together by a spirit of unity and embody powerful cultural values of:

  • “respect for our Elders
  • respect our Youngins” 
  • “Iron Sharpening Iron”
  • shared purpose and a sense of collective responsibility to be the change in the world 


African American Male Alliance

Core Program Activities and Goals

  • develop relationships of mutual respect and trust.
  • sharing and learning life’s experiences and wisdom
  • engage in monthly social, cultural, professional, and educational activities that contribute to mentees' personal and social development. 
  • conduct service learning activities and provide mentees leadership opportunities to learn team building, communication, and organizational skills.

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In the tradition of our elders, that's how we embrace our young men and boys.  Primarily 7th – 12th Grade Black and Brown young men participate in a community-based program.

Younger Brothers of participants are welcomed with written permission from parents or a guardian.

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