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Kappa League History

Kappa League is designed to help young men grow, receive, and develop their leadership talents in every phase of human endeavor. It provides both challenging and rewarding experiences, which richly enhanced their lives. Membership is open to male students from the seventh through the twelfth grades. The fraternity seeks to help these young men to achieve worthy goals for themselves and make constructive contributions to their community when leadership roles become the responsibility.

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.


Kappa League is a program for the educational, occupational and social guidance of male students in grades 6th-12th.  The nucleus and primary focus of the Kappa League revolves around the "Seven Phases" which are:

  1. Self-Identity -

    •  Discipline,  Assurance, Awareness, and Appearance

  2. Training

    • - Academic, Career-Choice, Preparation, and Organization

  3. Competition

    • - Politics, Career Advancement, and Sports

  4. Social

    • - Religion, The Arts, Entertainment, Conversation/Communication, and Etiquette/Manners

  5. Health Education

    • - Physical Fitness, Sex Education, Drug Education, and Health and Safety.

  6. Economic Empowerment

    • - Stock Market, Fundamental of Banking, Earning Saving Spending,  Cash vs. Credit

  7. College and Career

    • - High school and beyond, Career Day, Financial Aid Workshops, Survival Skills

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