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Alpha Mentoring Academy

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The Alpha Mentoring Academy, sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.,

Pi Gamma Lambda Chapter is open to young men in Clayton County and surrounding areas grades 9-12. From September-May, mentees meet every 2nd and 4th Saturday at the Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center in Rex, GA. Mentors work with the mentees from 11a.m.-1p.m. and provide programs and activities that develop them into productive citizens. 

AMA programs center around one of the following six areas.



  • Program will provide a caring, positive and supportive environment to participants

  • Participants will develop skills to help them succeed in school, their community and in life

  • Participants will learn techniques to effectively communicate with parents and adults


Boundaries and Expectations

  • Participants will learn boundaries and clear rules and consequences taking responsibility for one’s behavior and decisions


Social Compentencies

  • Planning ahead and making good use of time and decisions

  • Learning and understand people of different cultural, racial & Ethic backgrounds

  • Resolving conflict nonviolently



  • Participants will learn values, ethics and service to others

  • Participants will learn techniques to feel safe and secure at home, school and community

  • Participants will be given resource information to understand useful roles in the community


Life Skills

  • Job readiness

  • College Prep

  • Life After High School

  • Team Building

  • Public Speaking

  • Shark Tank & Investments

  • Social etiquette

  • Law enforcement interactions

  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

  • Technique of Driving & Safety

  • Camping & Fishing


Program Activities 

  • Service Projects

  • Educational & Fun Field Trips

  • College Tours

  • Fundraisers

  • Cultural Events

  • and much more...

...To the youths who march onward and upward toward the light...

Charles H. Wesley, Ph. D. (1929)

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