What we believe
What We Believe
The Brown Berets are dedicated to preserving the past, protecting the present and creating a future throughout the barrios of
the world. We are not bound by borders nor are we limited by political ideology. We are a grassroots organization in its truest
We will build a consensus through community outreach and will strive to help guide our youth towards a future free of
oppression, stereotypes and injustice. We believe that our communities know best how to deal with our unique challenges and
as such shall strive to find the answers and solutions to such challenges from within our own community.
We welcome all individuals regardless of race or gender to participate with us in our mission, however the Brown Berets
historically have been a Chicano Nationalist Organization and shall continue to stay true to their original founding principles.
Our structure is military so that we may have the discipline necessary to organize, mobilize and protect our community. We are
committed to the defense of our Raza and our nation Aztlan and we will do so at all costs.
We are an organization building on a proud history of accomplishments and we recognize that “El Movimiento” does not belong
to one group of individuals but rather to every Chicano and Chicana that has participated or supported “La Causa” Over the
past 40 years.
We recognize all Brown Beret Units throughout the World and shall support them if called upon in their hour of need.
We recognize the mistakes of the past and will learn from them and strive not to repeat them in the future. We are open to
dialogue with any organization however we reserve the right to decide our own future and shall develop a strategy
independently of any other organization.
We are the Brown Berets
* Integrity, honor, dignity, and respect in all of our actions
* Trust and accountability in all our relationships
* Open and honest communication with our Soldados
* Social, economic, political, educational, and military empowerment for our Raza and Nation of Aztlan
NATIONAL BROWN BERETS