Alpha Regional Conventions

Alpha Phi Alpha is divided into five regions, and each region hosts a yearly regional convention. The regional conventions are where the brothers vote on and decide which items will be presented before the next biennial General Convention.

Upcoming Regional Conventions

Alpha / C2C Leadership Forum

The Alpha Phi Alpha College Life to Corporate Life (C2C)® forum is a three-day corporate immersion experience providing opportunities for professional & leadership development and networking with key business leaders supporting the C2C ® program activities. Participants have an opportunity to apply and interview for impactful internships, co-ops, and full-time corporate leadership programs across multiple businesses. At the conclusion of day 3, the class will join the brotherhood at the host convention for additional learning and development. The past five C2C® Leadership forums have been sponsored  by General Electric (GE) where participants are assigned corporate mentors to support the college brothers’ development. To date, GE has over 100 Alpha Phi Alpha members within the company.

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Alpha Leadership Academy

The purpose of the Alpha Leadership Academy is to provide a thorough, intense experience for young men who have been elected to some leadership role at the various levels of the fraternity. What makes this program unique is the student development foundation on which it is based. Several student development theories are used as the theoretical framework within which this academy operates. Such theories include the Student Wellness Model for holistic development, involvement theory, moral development, service learning, among many others. The Wellness Model will be of particular importance because it allows facilitators to tap the cognitive, social, spiritual, physical, and cultural dimensions of Alpha's college brothers’ development.

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AFA Conference

The Association of Fraternity Advisors(AFA) provides exceptional experiences, a vibrant community, and essential resources for the success of fraternity/sorority advisors. With an ongoing commitment to the professional development of our members, a deep appreciation of both academic and applied research that examines the entire spectrum of the fraternity/sorority experience and the advising profession, and a commitment to collaborations within and between the higher education and interfraternal communities. Through programs and meetings, publications, networking opportunities, and other resources, AFA is the leading voice in aligning the fraternity/sorority and higher education experiences. Alpha Phi Alpha annually provides scholarships to campus professionals who seek additional development in this profession at the annual conference.

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AFLV Leadershape Institute

The LeaderShape Institute® challenges participants to lead with integrity® while working towards a vision grounded in their deepest values.  Participants explore not only what they want to do, but who they want to be.

Dynamic, challenging, and exciting, the week is intended to produce a breakthrough in the leadership capacity of participants — benefiting them individually, as well as their respective communities and the organizations they will go on to lead and serve in the future.

AFLV sessions of LeaderShape® will bring together fraternity and sorority leaders from across North America to share in this experience, all under the umbrella of shared fraternal values.

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CBCF / Annual Legislative Conference

Since 1976, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) has been the premier research and educational institution dedicated to advancing the global black community.

ALC is the premier gathering of African Americans, cultivating engaging policy discussions on issues that impact black communities around the world. The four-day conference features more than 70 policy sessions, a national town hall, a job and contract procurement fair, the annual Prayer Breakfast, the Phoenix Awards Dinner—and much more.

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UIFI / Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute

The Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute® (UIFI®) is a five day institute that brings together fraternity men and sorority women from across North America to create opportunities to explore, define, and enhance their leadership skills, personal awareness, commitment to their fraternity or sorority, and grow to expect values based action from themselves and those they lead. At UIFI®, you will be given the skills to improve your own leadership abilities and positively affect your chapter, council, and community.

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March of Dimes / March for Babies

The Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and March for Dimes began its partnership 1980. The money raised supports programs in communities across the country that help moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies. And it funds research to find answers to the problems that threaten our babies. in the last five years, Alpha Phi Alpha Members have raised over $1 Million for the March of Dimes.

March for Babies 

National Hazing Prevention Week

NHPW an opportunity for Alpha Phi Alpha Chapters in conjunction with their campuses, communities, and other organizations to raise awareness about the problem of hazing, education others about hazing, and promote the prevention of hazing. NHPW is officially designated for the last full week of September each year, but HPO encourages observance of NHPW at whatever time of the year it fits best into your schedule.

HazingPrevention.Org™ is the organizer of National Hazing Prevention Week (NHPW). Hazing is everyone’s problem. That’s why it’s also everyone’s responsibility. At HazingPrevention.Org, their mission is to empower people – everyone – to prevent hazing. Alpha Phi Alpha is proud to be a platinum level sponsor of

Prevent Hazing

Novak Institute

The Novak Institute for Hazing Prevention™ tackles the challenging public health problem of hazing in a totally unique way. This four-day, interactive experience teaches diverse groups of interdisciplinary participants how to address hazing from a strategic approach that focuses on prevention rather than just response.

The Novak Institute