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Greetings. It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Detroit Alphas website. Here you will find a host of information about our illustrious Chapter and Fraternity. If you are a non-member of Alpha Phi Alpha, please take time to see everything the Gamma Lambda chapter has to offer this community and you. If you are a brother, I hope you will see that the work of this chapter is great and always has a place for you. The Detroit Alphas are actively seeking partners to work with us to serve our community in a stronger and more effective way. If you are interested, click on “contact us” and send us your information. A-Phi!

2015 Outstanding Alumni Chapter of the Year

Each year, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated recognizes one chapter as the Outstanding Alumni Chapter of the Year for their contribution to the growth of personal service to the chapter members and their contribution to the community’s economic development. On August 8, 2015 at the 95th General Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, the Gamma Lambda chapter received this distinguished award.

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The year 1919 introduced Detroit’s Gamma Lambda Chapter to the ranks of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. at the offices of Dr. M.E. Morton and Dr. J. Gregory at 1721 St. Antoine Street. The organizers were J.H. Alexander, C.H. Campbell, U.S. Carey, E.J. Cheeks, P.B. Gamble, J.L. Henderson, C.L. Henderson, L.E. Johnson, C.H. Mahoney, M.E. Morton, C. Rowlette, C.H. Roxborough and S.D. Sparks.

  • About our fraternity

    Alpha Phi Alpha, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African-Americans, was founded at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York by seven college men who recognized the need for a strong bond of Brotherhood among African descendants in this country. Read more

  • Pay chapter dues

    Local chapter dues for the 2015-2016 fraternal year are $275. Payments are due by September 1, 2015. Pay now

Chapter Events

Upcoming Events

Our chapter hosts numerous events and community service projects throughout the year.

  1. National Founders’ Day Observance

    December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Timeless

    December 5 @ 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
  3. December 2015 Chapter Meeting

    December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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