JOHARI POWELL, NBA POLEMARCH
Welcome to the New Brunswick Alumni Chapter Website of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated. My name is Johari (JP) Powell and I have the distinct honor to serve as Polemarch of this great chapter.
Feel free to navigate through our website to gain an understanding of our grand fraternity, review the rich history of our chapter and learn more about our recent and upcoming events. Founded upon the fundamental purpose of “Achievement in every field of human endeavor,” and guided by high Christian principles, Kappa Alpha Psi has championed the cause of service in the public interest for over 108 years.
Chartered on March 9, 1978 the New Brunswick Alumni Chapter (NBA) continues to serve Middlesex, Somerset and Union counties. Our social and political action programming continue to change lives and transform communities throughout our local footprint. Our Guide Right programming (youth education and leadership training) is nationally recognized and represents our commitment to develop our current day youth into the next generation of professional and community leadership.
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BLACK LIVES MATTER
The Brothers of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. strongly reaffirm that Black Lives Matter. We will continue to use our platform as Black men to elevate our communities , educate our communities and help to eradictae institutional racism. In that effort, the NBA Kappa League produced the following video entitiled, "What Do You See, When You See Me?"
NBA KAPPA LEAGUE CLASS OF 2020 - DON'T RUSH
In a normal year, we host a luncheon to celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of our graduating Kappa League seniors. Due to coronavirus, our luncheon this year was cancelled. So given this current climate and for the safety of our young men and advisors, our seniors received Senior Gift boxes and completed the Don't Rush Challenge to announce the colleges and universities they will be attending.
NBA KAPPA LEAGUE
The New Brunswick Alumni Kappa League program is a mentoring program for young men from 7th - 12th grade in the greater New Brunswick area. The program was established in 2004 with students from Franklin and Piscataway. The program focuses on issues that affect our young men as we seek to assist them in setting high goals and standards. He want to provide them with the skills needed to reach those goals and beyond. We focus on academic excellence, leadership training, personal growth and development, mental health, mentoring and career development. To learn more about our program click the KAPPA LEAGUE tab in the main menu.
The Diamond Foundation Inc. is the philanthropic arm of the New Brunswick Alumni chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. It was founded on July 23, 2003 for the purpose of the promoting educational opportunities within our community. The foundation supports local students through scholarships for graduating high school seniors. Since its inception, the foundation has provided over $170,000 in scholarship awards. The foundation also proudly supports the programs of the New Brunswick Alumni Kappa League program. For more information, please click the link below and visit its website, www.diamondfoundationinc.org.