YBXYBX – Young Black XChange® - A holistic approach to mentoring, this program addresses the social, emotional and cultural needs of young black sgl men between the ages 17-21. BMX members are trained and certified to become mentors, advocates, and role models for the brothers of YBX within their communities. Through chapter operated one-on-one and group mentoring efforts, our members forge relationships that positively impact our greatest resource: our young men. The program focuses on building essential skills needed to become productive, contributing citizens.

Workshops include topics such as:

  • Positive Self Identity and Personal Vision
  • Life Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Cultural Affirmation
  • Social and Emotional Skills
  • Self-Reflection
  • Moral Character
  • Work Ethic
  • Lifelong Learning

BMX-DC uses techniques that are developed using S.M.A.R.T. goals and utilize the following mentoring relationship models:

  • 1 to 1 Mentoring
  • Group Mentoring
  • Team Mentoring
  • Peer to Peer Mentoring

If you are interested in participating in this program, submit your request to

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