The Alpha Foundation of Howard County, Inc. (AFHC) and the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. - Kappa Phi Lambda Chapter (KPL) cordially invite you to attend our 46th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast. The theme for 2020 is The Fierce Urgency of Now!Bro. Jeff Johnson, CEO of Men Thrive will be our keynote speaker. This special event will be held on Sunday, January 10, 2021. This signature fundraising event honors the life and legacy of Dr. King; while highlighting our transformative educational programs that include:Alpha Achievers Program, a nationally recognized program that seeks to enable African-American males to achieve and maintain a 3.0 grade point average or higher. The program also promotes character growth, leadership skills and critical thinking, while encouraging its members to become full citizens of the school and the community.KPL Scholarships, a college scholarship program designed to encourage academic achievement and support financial need among Howard County Public School System African American high school students. Since 1975, we have awarded over $350,000 in scholarships.Harambee Conference, an annual, full day conference provides the opportunity for student representatives of Alpha Achievers Chapters throughout Howard County to learn and collaborate on issues facing our Community4Ten Fund, a social entrepreneurship investment fund that exposes students to the business and technology practices used by today’s successful entrepreneurs and startup companies. The 4Ten Fund is a play on the namesake of James Forten. Mr. Forten was one of the first African American social entrepreneurs.Leadership Development Institute (LDI) aims to develop a 21st century generation of African American leaders through a three and one half day, overnight experience held on a college campus.High Achievers – Go To High School, Go To College seeks to prepare African American male middle school students for the academic, emotional and social transition that occurs upon entering high school through a series of extracurricular and school based activities.Project Alpha provides education, motivation and skill-building on issues of responsibility, relationships, teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases for males students in Howard County.We look forward to seeing you there. Thank you in advance for your support!