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Kappa League was founded on Thursday, February 12, 1969, by the Los Angeles Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., at Alain LeRoy Locke High School. Kappa League was adopted by the Grand Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. at the 56th Grand Chapter which was held August 12-15, 1970.  The founders of the Kappa Instructional Leadership League were Mel L. Davis an Elder Watson Diggs Awardee and Edgar H. Bishop. Under the chairmanship of Mel Davis, the Los Angeles Alumni Chapter’s Social Action Program took the form of training activity for young men of the Alain Leroy
Locke High School. Called the Kappa Instructional Leadership League, it was designed to help young men grow, receive, and develop their leadership talents in every phase of human endeavor. It provided both challenging and rewarding experiences, which richly enhanced their lives. Membership was open to male students from the tenth through the twelfth grades.

The nucleus and primary focus of the Kappa League revolves around the seven phases with four major initiaties :

Phase I – Self Identity and Purpose

Phase II – Training

Phase III – Competition 

Phase IV – Social

Phase V – Health Education

Phase VI - Economic Empowerment & Education

Phase VII - College & Career ​

Four Major Initiatives: 

  1. College Prep

  2. College Success

  3. Social Action/Community

  4. Positive Vision

College Prep :  The National Kappa League program provides educational college readiness opportunities for it's students .   The program utilizes the following tools and activities to foster college matriculation and academic success.

College SuccessThe mentoring doesn't necessarily end when students venture on to college.  The National Kappa League program promotes local interaction with former students and national mentoring for former Kappa leaguers and Undergrad Brothers

Social Action / Community ServiceKappa League members work together to meet their community service obligations in an effort to learn responsible citizenship.  Some of the national initiatives Kappa League participate in include National Voter Registration Day, Room 2 Read, and Community Service.

Positive Vision : 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. 

Interested in joining our Kappa League program? Please fill out our membership application form by clicking on the link below

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