Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity,Inc.Wilmington(DE) Alumni Chapter
The Wilmington Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., the third alumni chapter chartered in the Northeastern Province, was chartered on Saturday, March 8, 1947, at the Walnut Street YMCA at 10th and Walnut Street in Wilmington, Delaware. The charter was presented to the chapter by Dr. Idel William Edward Taylor, a native of Lewes, Delware, and a graduate from Howard High School.
While serving at as a newly appointed executive at the Walnut Street YMCA, The Reverend John B. Redomond, Jr., who is primarily responsible for the chartering of the Wilmington (DE) Alumni Chapter, began the process in January 1946. One year later, on January 30, 1947, the Grand Board of Directors unanimously approved the charter petition.
The Links Inc,Wilmington(DE)Chapter
Founded on April 10, 1948, the Wilmington (DE) Chapter of The Links. Inc., has spent the past 64 years working on service projects designed to enhance the quality of life for the residents in the Wilmington community. Twelve civic-minded women, already active in various other organizations, comprised the founding group. This group was headed by the chapter’s first president Link Alice Brown. The establishment of this chapter marked the third of the new organization, The Links, Inc., which was fast becoming a chain of civic-minded women in various parts of the country. Today, the Wilmington Chapter boast a membership of 43 Links under the leadership of the current president, Link Karen Ingram.
Forum to Advance Minorities in Engineering
FAME provides students with a gateway to achieve success in life and uniquely motivates and stimulates each child by focusing on academics first, with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) subjects at its core. Hands on application and team-based engineering projects generate a high level of enthusiasm for learning and promote problem solving and the cognitive skills necessary for pursuing a math, science, engineering or technical degree. Students benefit from knowledgeable teaching professionals, industry and subject matter experts, scholarship opportunities, and cultural enrichment. FAME plots the road map for success!
Wilmington Hope Commission
Mission Statement : The Wilmington HOPE Commission, along with its partners will develop, promote, evaluate and advocate for meaningful strategies focusing on the revitalization of Wilmington’s most underserved communities.
Vision Statement : The Wilmington HOPE Commission serves as a catalyst for change that strives to inspire our community partners to work together in the creation of vibrant neighborhoods that strengthen family bonds promote civic pride and empower residents to engage in community transformation.
The Achievers Program
One of the essential benefits of participating in the Achievers' program is the opportunity to receive financial scholarships for usage upon college entry or entry into a post-secondary institution.
Since its inception in 1987, the Achievers' program has awarded more than $670,000 to young African American males entering educational institutions post high school graduation. Many of our benefactors are individual contributors who are committed to advancing the image of African American men.