Fraternity works with police to keep kids on track - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Fraternity works with police to keep kids on track

(Source: Alpha Phi Alpha) (Source: Alpha Phi Alpha)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

All across the country, members in the first African American intercollegiate fraternity continue to inspire young people to make positive choices and go to college. 

Earlier this week, right here in Memphis, brothers of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, Alpha Delta Lambda chapter (Memphis Graduate Chapter) held a community policing forum for students.

Monday's forum entitled, "To the Youths: What is Community Policing?" was held at Du Bois Charter School. It was aimed at educating students about the proper ways to interact with law enforcement.

During a panel discussion at the school, Memphis police officer Rico Donald (also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha) spoke with students about their basic rights and he gave them an overview of the Black Lives Matter Movement.

School staff and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity members were on hand to stress the importance of going to college. 

One of the fraternity's national programs is Go to High School, Go to College. Click here to read more about all of the fraternity's national programs.

To read more about Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, click here.

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