The men of Omega are doing some serious work in the space of preparing young men for college.
The Phoenix based Omega Youth Leadership Academy hosted their 12th Annual West Coast Educational Excursion College and Culture Tour Jan 31- Feb 2.
Traveling via motor coach from Phoenix, 33 males 7th-12th grade visited and toured USC, UCLA, and attended the national Black College Expo where they met with HBCU representatives, attended workshops, and were treated to a step show.
Omega Youth Leadership Academy senior mentee Larry Ross II was awarded a scholarship from the National College Resource Foundation.
In addition, they visited the California African American Museum.
Campus tours were hosted by college administrators, office of admissions and students. The purpose of the academic enrichment is to provide a platform to expose underserved youth to higher education opportunities in an effort increase college readiness and attainment.
Local Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. graduate chapter Phi Iota and undergraduate Arizona State University chapter Alpha Theta members served as chaperones and mentees.
The Omega Youth Leadership Academy gave a special thanks to USC Dr. Theo Fowles, Director of Black Cultural and Student Affairs, USC office of admission Asst Director Bryan Green, and UCLA De’Von Walker office of African American recruitment for supporting their initiative.
Share this on Facebook if you think these men are doing powerful and much needed work.
AKAs6 days ago
Her Alpha Kappa Alpha Line Sisters Showed up to Surprise Her With a Song During Chemo
Deltas4 days ago
What Netflix’s ‘Self Made’ Series Got Wrong About Delta Sigma Theta’s Margaret Murray Washington
Sigmas5 days ago
This Is How The Brothers of Phi Beta Sigma Revealed Their Spring 2020 Line at Jackson State University
Deltas1 week ago
Delta Sigma Theta Soror from Mobile, Al Pays Homage to Her Sorority and West Point with Beautiful Custom Mardi Gras Train
Service7 days ago
Scholly Releases Student Relief Fund Giving $200 to Students and Parents Who Have Been Financially Impacted by the Coronavirus
Alphas3 days ago
This Is How Alpha Phi Alpha Revealed Its Spring 2020 Line at The University of Houston
chapter leadership4 days ago
5 Ways to Improve Your Fraternity/Sorority Chapter’s Instagram Page
obituary4 days ago
Black Greekdom Mourns The Death of Omega and Beloved Detroit Community Leader Marlowe Stoudamire