This website is a Virginia PHirst PHam collaborative events of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.® and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.® chapters in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Alpha Phi Alpha and Alpha Kappa Alpha represent the first predominately black greek letter organizations founded on colleges campuses and are informally known as the Phirst Pham (first family) of Black Greekdom.
The Virginia Chapters of the Mid-Atlantic Region of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® and the Virginia Association of Chapters of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated® (VACAPAF) are collaborating to promote citizen education and involvement in the legislative process.
We operate in a non-partisan way and are committed to addressing the issues that are most impactful in our communities.
We are committed to encouraging voters to exercise their right to vote and to be informed as they cast their ballots.
We are committed to informing and educating our members and the public-at-large about Virginia candidates and legislative agenda items that impact our communities.
We are committed to ensuring that voters have a voice and are holding our elected officials accountable.
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*Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated ® is an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, DC in 1908. It is the oldest Greek-lettered organization established by African American, college-educated women. Alpha Kappa Alpha has nearly 300,000 members of which more than 10,000 reside in the Mid-Atlantic Region, which encompasses the Commonwealth of Virginia and the state of North Carolina. Our current program initiative is entitled, Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service and our advocacy program led by our Connection and Social Action Committee is entitled “AKAs LEAD (Learn, Educate, Advocate and Decide).” During this unprecedented time, our legislative agenda takes on a new meaning as we remain in service to all mankind. Led by International President Glenda Baskin Glover, Alpha Kappa Alpha is often hailed as “America’s premier Greek-letter organization for African-American women.” For more information on Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and its programs, visit https://aka1908.com.
**Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated ® is the first Greek-lettered organization established for African Americans. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. ®, has a membership of over 200,000, of which more than 18,000 reside in the Eastern District. The region encompasses seven districts comprising eleven states and the international areas of Bermuda, Germany, Liberia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom (London). One of the fraternity’s s objectives is to aid downtrodden humanity in its efforts to achieve higher social, economic, and intellectual status. The Fraternity has long stood at the forefront of the African American community’s fight for civil rights through Alpha men such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Adam Clayton Powell, Thurgood Marshall, Paul Robeson, Andrew Young, Edward Brooke, Robert Smith, Barry Jenkins, and Cornel West. Visit http://www.apa1906.net