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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CORONAVIRUS CLEARS THE CHAPTER CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The New Brunswick Alumni chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. has cancelled all scheduled activities through the remainder of our 2019 - 2020 administrative year. DUe to the coronavirus pandemic, we are observing all social distancing measures and follow the ordinances established by the governor of New Jersey. As such the Klubs and Kocktails event sxcheduled on May 17, 2020 and our annual Diamond Foundation Scholarship Luncheon scheduled for June 13, 2002 have both been cancelled. We will attempt to reschedule these events when the current restrictions are lifted. We pray for the health and safety to everyone working on the front line and thank them for their bravery and empathy.
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.