For several years OIΛ has partnered with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America . Brothers have served and continue to serve as “Big Brothers”, Volunteers, and Board members. The chapter has participated in local programs such as “Big For a Day” and “Bowl for Kids Sake”. The goal of this partnership is to:
- Increase the number of African-American children exposed to positive African-American adult role models;
- Increase minority representation on local Big Brothers/Big Sisters’ Board of Directors;
- Increase positive perceptions of both organizations in the African-American community;
- Expose African-American boys of Big Brothers/Big Sisters programs to positive Alpha role models and the programs of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.