Since its founding on Tuesday, December 4, 1906, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. has been a leading force in the dealings of the nation and the world. The fraternity has the mission of “developing leaders, promoting brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities.”

One way in which the fraternity fulfills this mission is its national program, Go-to-High School, Go-to-College. Beginning in 1920, the fraternity has used this program as a means to encourage and aid young African-American students to attend high school and college. Further information concerning this national program can be found on