About Us


About Us

The Beta Omega Alumni Chapter of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. established Beta Omega Social Services, Inc. (BOSS), as a public charity supporting leadership development, public service programs, and Perpetual Development initiatives focused upon African American men under the auspicious umbrella program, “Walking Role Models”.

Today, the Walking Role Models remain strong, active, and excited to meet 21st century challenges with the insatiable spirit and dedication the Fraternity’s founders originally envisioned for a meaningful impact in our respective communities. Our pledge to realize social and economic equality for future generations of African American men continues to be our guiding star.

Community Impact-based Philanthropy

Recently, Walking Role Models have been dedicated to the primary goal of contributing in the largest measure possible to the preeminence of equal opportunity, social justice and the health and wellness of humankind.  Through National collaborations or local chapter programs and initiatives; each program grant addresses our resource-based objective to identify aligned solutions that increase economic opportunity and create an infinite number of possibilities for African American men, now and forever. 

We carry out our mission through:

  • Perpetual Development Foundation
  • Health & Wellnesss Workshops for students and families
  • Grant writing/making and program partnerships,
  • Charitable giving services for local Iota chapters
  • Community-based project support,
  • Comprehensive Training and Development Resources and
  • Research and public engagement on socioeconomic policy issues impacting African American Men.

Our Partners

Through partnerships, Walking Role Models maximize the effectiveness of its financial resources, while promoting community engagement and offering life-changing experiences to under-served communities.  Our resource management strategy not only expands our programmatic reach, but also increases the level of measurable actions on issues affecting the lives of African American men, our families, our friends and our communities.

Pledge to do more!

We, Walking Role Models, need you. As African American leaders, the lives we change become part of our individual and collective future.

When you give, you are investing in the research we conduct, the programs we create and/or support. You are investing in stronger families and communities. You are investing in African American men who have decided to claim our place in the world community as Walking Role Models.  By investing, you validate the vision that the power of brotherhood will create possibilities and improve lives. Please join us. We want to count you among our donors who choose to PLEDGE TO DO MORE!  Contact us to day to learn how.

For more information, please click here or contact us at:

419 7th Street NW

Suite 300

Washington, DC 20004

Phone: (202)903-8638

Email: bossincdc@gmail.com