Mu Lambda Chapter participates annually in Project Alpha (a collaborative project with the March of Dimes) by visiting DC public middle schools and presenting workshops relating to teen pregnancy and responsibility. Elements of Project Alpha are also incorporated into the Beautillion program
Go to High School, Go to College
Implemented through our Beautillion activities, highlights from this program include financial aid workshops for students and parents.
A Voteless People is a Hopeless People
In addition to voter registration performed throughout the year, Mu Lambda also provides voter education for high school seniors through the Beautillion program.
The Mu Lambda Community House
A fraternity house has been a very important part of the history of the Alphas in Washington. The chapter held it's first meeting of the fraternal year in the house on September 2, 2010. Committees, Beautillion Academy, and the Alpha wifes use the house for meetings
The house is located at:
2405 First Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Henry Arthur Callis Beautillion
A modern-day rite of passage for Senior high school men, the Beautillion also serves as a Go-to-High School, Go-to-College program. The Beautillion includes personal development and academic workshops and culminates in a gala at which scholarships are awarded.
Mu Lambda Brothers are committed to offering personal and professional guidance to the men of Beta, our sister chapter. Beta Chapter's Alpha Advisor is traditionally selected from among Mu Lambda's ranks.
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America
Mu Lambda Chapter encourages Brothers to participate in the program at all levels. Our "Bigs" have enjoyed mentoring relationships with young men from elementary school all the way to high school.
Our Brothers are committed to organized outreach to the communities of Washington. Recent projects include the Capital Area Food Bank, Martha's Table, Adopt A Block, and Project Harvest.
Henry Arthur Callis Scholarship Fund
These scholarships, in the amount of $1,000 each, are awarded to young men and women who are seniors in Washington metropolitan high schools. Students must demonstrate both merit and need.
The Leadership Development Institute
Mu Lambda sponsors several high school students to attend the Eastern Region Leadership Development Institute. The Alpha Ambassadors enjoy several days of cultural enrichment and leadership development.
March of Dimes March for Babies
Martin Luther King Memorial Project
Mu Lambda Chapter is committed to raising funds for the Martin Luther King Memorial Project through chapter fundraisers and individual pledges and contributions.
The Public Policy Committee serves to formulate points of view for the chapter with respect to the civic, social, educational, and economic affairs affecting the welfare of Washingtonians.
Publications and Communications
Mu Lambda offers a monthly newsletter called The Torch to active members of the chapter. Additionally, the chapter offers an exclusive listserv and Brothers-only website access, enabling Brothers to share documents and remain in touch in between meetings.
Reclamation is an ongoing process for Mu Lambda Chapter. Although there are regular reclamation activities such as Brotherhood Night every October, the door of this "House of Alpha" is always open to those wishing to return.