The members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. represent a distinctive segment of the nation's demographic profile. Alpha men have been instrumental in the founding and leadership of the NAACP (WEB Dubois), People's National Party (PNP) Norman Manley, Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) (Jesse E. Moorland), UNCF (Frederick D. Patterson), and the SCLC (King, Walker and Jemison). The National Urban League has had eight Presidents in it almost 100 years of existence; six of its leaders are Alpha men: George Edmund Haynes (1st President of the NUL), Eugene Jones, Lester Granger, Whitney Young, Hugh Price and Marc Morial. Alpha men are well-educated, earn competitive incomes and maintain positions of influence and respect within the larger community.
As Alpha Phi Alpha expands to over 175,000 initiated members, the ranks of membership has grown to include a plethora of prominent and accomplished activists, educators, politicians, businessmen, philanthropists, entertainers and athletes.Alpha Phi Alpha's membership is predominantly African American; however the Fraternity has been interracial since 1945. Alumni Alpha Members comprise the largest proportion (80%) of the membership.
Community of Gentlemen.
Sanctuary for Scholars.
Rendezvous for Fraters.
The Omicron Delta Lambda Chapter is inviting all interested gentlemen to come learn about our dear fraternity and chapter.
Please be on time, dress is professional
Tuesday Dec. 10, 2019
University of Pennsylvania
Houston Hall - Golkin Room
3417 Spruce Street
Philadelphia PA 19104