African American Museum
Philadelphia, PA
By Mekel Christian James

Posted March 26, 2019

On March 9th, 2019, I was afforded the opportunity by Brothers to Brothers to go on a trip to the African American Museum located in Philadelphia, PA. This was my first time visiting the museum and what a memorable experience. As I walked around, I was amazed and felt a tremendous sense of pride. Looking at the different portraits, illustrated the beauty of my African heritage, the pain of slavery endured by my ancestors, and the victories of how they prevailed. This trip gave me a deeper sense of who I am as an African American young man and where I'm rooted from. Having this experience has inspired me even more to strive for excellence in all that I do and give back to my community the best of me.

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Montclair African American
Heritage Parade & Festival

Posted June 2, 2018


Every year it is our pleasure to march along side other organizations in celebration of African American culture, arts, talent, information and pride in the town of Montclair.  We always have a table space so that we can share with interested parents and young men information about our organization.   

Visit to New York Stock Exchange
Posted April 4, 2018
The gentlemen of Brother to Brother Mentoring Program visited the floor of the NY Stock Exchange for the closing bell on Wednesday, April 4th.  They met with Thomas Farley, the President of the NYSE Group, who spoke to them about the history and workings of the Exchange.  It was quite an experience to see the market in action.
Career Opportunities 

Posted June 7, 2016


Part of our focus is to offer our students options for the future.  We have incuded sessions on the benefits of the armed services for education and career, campus tours, law enforcement, CPR training, interviewing skills, job application process, drug and alcohol awareness, and spending time interviewing a playwright. 

Boys Find Brothers: 
Testimonial from a Program Graduate 

Posted June 14, 2012


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ECPO Summer Youth Internship Flyer 1-22-
Essex County Prosecutor's Summer Youth Intern Program

Posted March 14, 2020


The ECPO Community Justice Unit is offering a five-week summer internship program beginning July 6, 2020 through August 7, 2020 for high school students completing their junior year by June 2020. Thirty students who reside in Essex County will be chosen for the 2019 program. Other requirements include good academic standing, good attendance, and a positive attitude. Program activities included learning about the role and function of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office; participating in New Jersey State Trooper Youth Week, a four day long residential program; participating in a mock trial; and interfacing with the corporate and the community-based partners on the ECPO Community Justice Advisory Board. Throughout the summer internship program, interns were exposed to various careers in law, law enforcement and government. Interns also participated in cultural events. This was the 18th consecutive year of this program.  

Completed application packets are due no later than March 19, 2020 to Mrs. Nicole Graves- Watson, Community Justice Coordinator, Office of the Essex County Prosecutor, 50 West Market Street, Third Floor, Newark, New Jersey 07102. Recommendation letters must be included with your application. Incomplete and faxed applications will not be considered. If you require additional you can feel free to contact Mrs. Watson at (973) 621-4317 or via email at nicole.graves@njecpo.org. Please note that this application and/or program may be subject to change.   

Become A Mentor

A supportive, healthy relationships formed between mentors and mentees are both immediate and long-term and contribute to a host of benefits for mentors and mentees.

Benefits for youth:

  • Increased high school graduation rates

  • Lower high school dropout rates

  • Healthier relationships and lifestyle choices

  • Better attitude about school

  • Higher college enrollment rates and higher educational aspirations

  • Enhanced self-esteem and self-confidence

  • Improved behavior, both at home and at school

  • Stronger relationships with parents, teachers, and peers

  • Improved interpersonal skills

  • Decreased likelihood of initiating drug and alcohol use (MENTOR, 2009; Cavell, DuBois, Karcher, Keller, & Rhodes, 2009)