Are the Guide Right Program and Kappa League Program the same?
NO. The two program names are sometimes used interchangeably. Guide Right is a program for the educational and occupational guidance of youth, primarily inspirational and informational in character. Its reach extends to high schools and colleges alike. In the latter, giving due attention to the needs of undergraduate Brothers. Conceived in 1922 by Leon W. Stewart, and suggested at the twelfth Grand Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, Guide Right became the fraternity's national service program. Guide Right encompasses many of our youth oriented programs such as mentoring, college preparatory programs, and tutoring. However, the Flagship Initiative of the Guide Right Service Program is the Kappa Leadership Development League.
WHAT IS KAPPA LEAGUE?
Kappa League, formally known as the Kappa Instructional Leadership League, is the national youth initiative of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated. Kappa League focuses on training young men of color (but not exclusive to) 6th-12th grade for leadership, achievement and service in every field of human endeavor. Strong emphasis is placed upon personal development, academic achievement and college and career preparation.
IS KAPPA LEAGUE A FRATERNITY?
NO. Kappa League is a youth LEADERSHIP organization that is focused solely on the personal development, academic achievement and college and career preparation of its young members.
WHERE CAN I FIND A KAPPA LEAGUE PROGRAM IN MY AREA?
WHAT ARE THE AGE AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS TO JOIN KAPPA LEAGUE?
Age and admissions requirement vary by chapter. Please contact the local Kappa League director for more information regarding their requirements.
WHAT ARE THE ACTIVITIES OF KAPPA LEAGUE?
While activities will vary from chapter to chapter, almost all Kappa League chapters focus on: personal development, college preparation, community service, college field trips, career based field trips, youth leadership activities and mentoring.
IS KAPPA LEAGUE JUST FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES?
Not at all. While there is a strong focus upon African American young men, Kappa Leagues throughout the country have members that reflect the global community of young men.
IS THE GOAL OF KAPPA LEAGUE TO HAVE ITS MEMBERS BECOME KAPPA’S?
Kappa League and Kappa Alpha Psi are two distinctly separate programs. The goal of Kappa League is to train and produce more achieving young men of color that will become leaders of impact and influence in today’s society.