Our Causes and Internationally Mandated Programs
Beta Lambda Lambda Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. is a caused-based organization based on the principles of Christian Manhood and Scholarly Attainment. As such, we commit our lives to service for the greater good and to the uplift of our communities. We do this through the numerous social action programs undertaken annually - at the local, national and international levels.
The Strong Arm of Omega has always been a force and beacon of light in the communities we are so privileged to serve. We challenge you to join us in these honorable endeavors as we strive to live out the ideals and Cardinal Principles of our beloved founders - Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance and Uplift.
"Friendship is Essential to the Soul"
Promotes academic excellence among the undergraduate members. Graduate chapters provide financial assistance to student members and non-members.
Talent Hunt Program
Provides exposure, encouragement and financial assistance to talented young people participating in the performing arts. Winners are awarded recognition and may be given college scholarships.
Is observed each November and is designed to recognize those individuals at the local and international levels who have contributed to community uplift. A High School Essay Contest is to be held in conjunction with Achievement Week.
Social Action Programs
Chapters participate in activities that will uplift their communities. Some of the activities include: voter registration, Assault on Illiteracy; Habitat for Humanity; mentoring; and participation in fundraisers for charitable organizations.
March 12th of each year chapters conduct an appropriate service to recall the memory of those members who have entered into Omega Chapter.
Reclamation and Retention
A concerted effort at the international, district and local levels to retain active brothers and return inactive brothers to full participatory status.
NOTABLE MEN WHO'VE SHAPED OMEGA
NOTABLE MEN WHO'VE SHAPED OMEGA
William "Count" Basie
One of jazz music's all-time greats, bandleader/pianist Count Basie was a primary shaper of the big-band sound that characterized mid-20th century popular music. In 1958, Basie became the first African-American male recipient of a Grammy Award.
William DeHart Hubbard
At the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris, William DeHart Hubbard earned his place in history. The track-and-field athlete became the first African-American to win a gold medal in an individual event, the running long jump. Hubbard excelled in academics, graduating with honors in 1927, and on the track, setting records and winning numerous championships for the University of Michigan.
Hall of Famer Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time. A brief listing of his top accomplishments include: Rookie of the Year; Five-time NBA MVP; Six-time NBA champion; Six-time NBA Finals MVP; Ten-time All-NBA First Team; Nine time NBA All-Defensive First Team; Defensive Player of the Year; 14-time NBA All-Star; Three-time NBA All-Star MVP; 50th Anniversary All-Time Team; Ten scoring titles -- an NBA record.