Alpha Phi Alpha’s Special Projects are programs and activities that are sustained through collaborative efforts, memoranda of understanding, and/or outside financial assistance, which chapters are encouraged to implement. The organization’s special projects include:
- Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America
- Boy Scouts of America
- Leadership Development Institutes
- Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
Boy Scouts of America
Scouting Unit 359: 36 boy scouts served through Eta Lambda and Antioch Baptist Church
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America
"Bigs": Brothers Maurice Baxter, Kirk Brown, Jermain Tezeno, Mario Suffren, LaRon Townley, Steven-Kyle Jefferson, and Larry Hardy serve as mentors for their ‘little’ brothers.
Leadership Development Institutes
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Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
Eta Lambda is the top fundraising contributor to the Martin Luther King Monument Fund Drive, with $1.3 Million in contributions.
March for Babies
Annual Support: 20 Eta Lambda Representatives participated in the annual march, and the chapter has collected $XXXX for 2012.
The Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program
Health and Wellness: Eta Lambda chapter partnered with AARP, Sandford-Brown, and Andis to conduct more than 300 health screens in 15 barbershops throughout the Metro-Atlanta area.