Kappa Instructional and leadership development league

history

Kappa League is a subset of the Guide Right, our National Service Initiative. Under the chairmanship of Mel Davis, the Los Angeles Alumni Chapter’s Social Action Program took the form of training activity for young men of the Alain Leroy Locke High School. Called the Kappa Instructional Leadership League, it was designed to help young men grow, receive, and develop their leadership talents in every phase of human endeavor. It provided both challenging and rewarding experiences, which richly enhanced their lives. Membership was open to male students from the tenth through the twelfth grades. The fraternity sought to help these young men to achieve worthy goals for themselves and make constructive contributions to their community when leadership roles become the responsibility.

 

Kappa League was founded on Thursday, February 12, 1969, by the Los Angeles Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., at Alain LeRoy Locke High School. Kappa League was adopted by the Grand Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. at the 56th Grand Chapter which was held August 12-15, 1970. The founders of the Kappa Instructional Leadership League were Mel L. Davis and Edgar H. Bishop, an Elder Watson Diggs Awardee.

 

Kappa League is a program for the educational, occupational and social guidance of male students in grades 6th-12th.

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Objective

The objectives of the Kappa League are to promote and develop the leadership potential of its members through participation of its members in club oriented activities and at the same time motivate them to raise their aspiration level.

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Purpose

The officers and members of the Kappa League through club oriented activities, perform projects that will expose them to planning, excuting and reporting ideas stimulating good leadership characteristics designed to raise their level of aspiration. All activities and programs are taken from one or more of the five phases.

Seven (7) Phases of Kappa League
Phase 1 - Self Identity / Purpose

Discipline, Assurance, Awareness, and Appearance

Phase 2 - Training

Academic, Career-Choice, Preparation, and Organization

Phase 3 - Competition

Politics, Career Advancement, and Sports

Phase 4 - Social

Religion, The Arts, Entertainment, Conversation Communication, and Etiquette/Manners

Phase 5 - Health Education

Physical Fitness – Sex Education – Drugs – Health and Safety

Phase 6 - Economic Empowerment & Education

Stock Market – Fundamentals of Banking – Earning, Saving, Spending – Cash vs. Credit

Phase 7 - College & Career

Academic Readiness – High School & Beyond – Career Day – College Admissions
Financial Aid Workshops – Survival Skills

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four major initiatives

college prep

The National Kappa League program provides educational college readiness opportunities for it’s students . The program utylizes the following tools and activities to foster college matriculation and academic success.

  • Naviance
  • College Signing Day
  • Virtual College Tour
  • Virtual College Conversation
  • Black College Expo Collaboration
  • Common Black App

 

 

college success

The mentoring doesn’t necessarily end when students venture on to college. The National Kappa League program promotes the following:

 

  • Local Interaction with Former Students
  • National Mentoring for former Kappa leaguers and Undergrad Brothers

 

social action / community

Kappa League members work together to meet their community service obligations in an effort to learn responsible citizenship. Some of the national initiatives Kappa League participate in include:

 

  • National Voter Registration Day
  • Room 2 Read
  • Community Service

 

positive vision

Through club oriented activities, the officers and membership of the Kappa League perform projects that will expose them to planning, execution, reporting ideas, and simulating good leadership characteristics designed to raise their aspiration levels. Some of these activities include:

 

  • KLTV
  • NGR Social Media
  • #campaigns

 

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