©2018 By Indianapolis Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity Inc.

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Kappa Youth Leadership & Development League

The Kappa Youth Leadership & Development League is a program designed to aid young men grow and develop their leadership talents in every phase of human endeavor. Kappa League is a program for the educational, occupational and social guidance of male students.

Kappa League provides both challenging and rewarding experiences to enhance the lives of the participants. Since the fundamental purpose of Kappa Alpha Psi is ACHIEVEMENT, it is therefore the Fraternity's primary purpose to help these young men achieve worthy goals for themselves, and make constructive contributions to their community when they assume leadership roles.

Purpose

The purpose of Kappa League is to be a national youth leadership program dedicated to “Training Young Men of Color for Leadership, Achievement and Service” by providing exposure to tangible examples of achievement, while cultivating the potential of each of its members in a powerful, personal and intentional way.

Goals of Kappa League

Purpose

For each young man to discover his unique skills and abilities in order to find and fulfill his purpose in life

Academic Achievement

Promote academic achievement by encouraging enrollment in advanced placement (AP) courses and obtaining 100% high school graduation and collegiate/trade school acceptance rates

Leadership

Prepare young men (particularly those of color) to become leaders of impact and influence and become role models of positive change for other youth within their school and community

7 Phases of Kappa League

Through club oriented activities, the officers and membership of the Kappa League perform projects that will expose them to planning, execution, reporting ideas, and simulating good leadership characteristics designed to raise their aspiration levels. All activities and programs are taken from one or more of the following phases:

I: Self Identity &Purpose

V: Health Education

II: Training

VI: Economic Empowerment 

& Education

III: Competition

IV: Social

VII: College & Career

Kappa League Focal Points

Some of the key areas of focus of the Kappa League program are community involvement, college exposure and access, and personal accountability. Examples of topics addressed in the Kappa League curriculum include:

  • Understanding the importance of civic responsibility and politics

  • Community service

  • Current events

  • Career exposure

  • Budget management

  • Transitioning to college

  • Importance of involvement in high school clubs, sports etc.

  • Dressing for success

Community Outreach

Kappa League members have participated in community events like the following:

Kings Feast Workshop