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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, inc.

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Alpha Phi Alpha Mission

“Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. develops leaders, promotes brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities.” 

Alpha Phi Alpha Vision

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Delta Alpha Lambda Chapter envisions a community in which every youth experience nurturing one-to-one relationships and community support, which in turn allows each of them to develop into their full potential, capable of making informed and responsible decisions as involved members of our community. 


Program Description

Activities and Programs

Oratorical debate & competition/reading & literacy

Resume writing

Summer internships/jobs

Chess club/competition

Financial literacy, accounting, money management, budgeting, bills, taxes, investing, etc.)

Etiquette & attire

Community service

Manly deeds and more



First Session: March-May

Second Session: August-December

How often: Weekly

Days & Times: Saturdays, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon & Wednesdays, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM


 Mentorship & Education

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HMOT Grades 3-8

Honorable Men of Tomorrow is our starting point for young men who can enter the program as early as 3rd grade. They are divided into three groups focusing on different areas: character development, global and environmental awareness, and youth leadership.

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GTHSGTC Grades 9-12

Go-to-High-School Go-to-College supports 9th–12th grade students through these pivotal years of high school. The enrichments for the GTHSGTC focus on topics such as leadership, social skills, and a focus on cultural awareness.

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Educational outreach programs teach students to:

  1. Develop computer science and other technical skills 

  2. Develop language and literacy skills 

  3. Strengthen math skills 

  4. Strengthen academic and test taking skills through ACT/SAT College exam prep course 

  5. Develop critical thinking skills through chess instruction 


Mentee/Mentor Applications

If you are interested in becoming as a Mentee or Mentor fill out the applications below

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1,000 Ties

Learn To Swim With Your Dad/Mentor

Guest Speakers

Chess Saves Lives



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Cleveland Clinic Foundation

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation (incorporated February 5, 1921) is an independent, not-for-profit academic medical center engaged in patient care, research, and education.

Chess Saves Lives

 We would like to inspire young people to use their minds to reach their true potential and continue their education in an activity other than baseball, football or basketball. 

Fatherhood Initiatives

non-profit, non-partisan, non-sectarian organization that aims to improve the well-being of children through the promotion of responsible fatherhood.

National Youth Summer Program (NYSP)

The National Youth Sports Program (NYSP) at Case Western Reserve University provides an enriching five-week summer camp experience that combines sports activities, educational enrichment, nutrition and health services to more than 500 economically disadvantaged Greater Cleveland youth age 8 to 16 years old.

Getting Our Babies to College101

Getting our babies to college 101 is a parent-coparent resource started by a mother who went through the college prep process successfully and was able to get an academic scholarship for her scholar. This firsthand information is taught during easy interactive workshops covering numerous topics.

City Year Cleveland

At City Year, we believe that all students can succeed and that developing the skills and mindsets of children and young adults contributes to strong, vibrant communities—outcomes that benefit all of us.



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Jarvis Gibson



Jason Floyd 



Alpha Educational Leadership Development Center

2820 East 116th

Cleveland, OH 44120