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What is Guide Right?
Guide Right is Kappa Alpha Psi’s national service program. Guide Right encompasses many of our youth oriented programs such as mentoring, college preparatory programs, and tutoring. However, the Flagship Initiative of the Guide Right Service Program is the Kappa Leadership Development League (Kappa League).
What is Kappa League?
Kappa League, formally known as the Kappa Instructional Leadership League, is the national youth initiative of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated. Kappa League focuses on training young men of color (but not exclusive to) 6th-12th grade for leadership, achievement and service in every field of human endeavor.
Strong emphasis is placed upon personal development, academic achievement and college and career preparation.
Is Kappa League a fraternity?
NO. Kappa League is a youth LEADERSHIP organization that is focused solely on the personal development, academic achievement and college and career preparation of its young members.
What are age requirements for The Achievement Academy?
The Achievement Academy accepts young men who are 9 to 18 years old at the beginning of the The Achievement Academy year.
What are the activities of The Achievement Academy?
The Achievement Academy focuses on personal development, college preparation, community service, college field trips, career based field trips, youth leadership activities and mentoring.
Is The Achievement Academy only for young men who are African American?
No. While there is a strong focus upon African American young men, The Achievement Academy welcomes members that reflect the global community of young men.
Is the goal of The Achievement Academy to have it’s students become members of Kappa Alpha Psi?
The Achievement Academy and Kappa Alpha Psi are two separate and distinct programs.
The goal of The Achievement Academy is to train and produce more achieving young men of color that will become leaders of impact and influence in today’s society.
Are Guide Right and Kappa League the same thing?
NO. The two program names are sometimes used interchangeably. Guide Right is a program for the educational and occupational guidance of youth, primarily inspirational and informational in character. Its reach extends to high schools and colleges alike. In the latter, giving due attention to the needs of undergraduate Brothers. Conceived in 1922 by Leon W. Stewart, and suggested at the twelfth Grand Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, Guide Right became the fraternity’s national service program. Guide Right encompasses many of our youth oriented programs such as mentoring, college preparatory programs, and tutoring. However, the Flagship Initiative of the Guide Right Service Program is the Kappa Leadership Development League.