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​​The Beta Lambda Educational Institute (BLEI), a 501c3 affiliate of Beta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. was created in 1980 to promote the social, educational and cultural welfare of people in the Greater Kansas City area.  In particular those persons who are now or have been traditionally deprived or underprivileged.  Our mission includes conducting educational activities, that promote the welfare of the entire community.  BLEI, in conjunction with Beta Lambda Chapter members, annually conducts many community service efforts.

Debonair Experience Youth Development Program

Annual Spring College Tour 

Annual Coat Drive

BLEI College Scholarship Program

Boy Scouts Cub Pack 4078
Go-to-High School, Go-to-College
March of Dimes March for Babies
Annual MLK Prayer Breakfast and Program

My Brother's Keeper

Leadership Development Institute

A Voteless People, is a Hopeless People
Youth Diversion Program




Leonard Graham, President

Randy Derrick Hall, Vice President
​Donald Lee, Treasurer
Donald Maxwell, Secretary
Louis Neal, Dir. Educational Activities
Damon Roath, Chapter President
Jimmie Perkins, Director



"If you want a boy to someday BE a man, he needs to SEE a man." That old saying delivers a powerful message that rings true today. Alpha Phi Alpha's participation in mentoring programs -- including Scouting and Big Brothers, Big Sisters -- delivers much-needed guidance and inspiration to our youth.   Learn more about Alpha Phi Alpha's initiatives in the area of mentoring.