Dedicated Intellectuals of the People 

DIOP develops critically conscious leaders and empowers Black men and Men of Color to excel in all aspects of the academy and to live purposeful lives. DIOP instills confidence and inspires its members to serve the community, actualize their potential, and achieve their career goals.  DIOP members share a special bond of brotherhood and a commitment to social justice that not only transforms Boston College, but holds the power to change the world.


Our Objectives

  • To develop the leadership abilities of male students
  • To raise awareness of the needs of Men of Color
  • To provide opportunities for character development
  • To promote academic excellence
  • To encourage extracurricular involvement and learning
  • To develop positive peer and mentor relationships

DIOP meets every Tuesday in Stokes 139