As an organization comprised of educators at all levels of the academic spectrum from principals, teachers and professors to presidents, vice presidents and deans, BSL Educational Foundation knows firsthand the challenge in educating youth of today, and are poised to reverse the negative trends that have come to represent young men of color nationally.

Through generous donations by members of Beta Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, State of Connecticut and countless others, scholarship and awards provided to encourage and support young men of color to commit and complete both their high school and college degrees, assisting in removing barriers that may prevent them from discovering the possibilities afforded to college educated men.

Youth Development

All youth have great potential. For our youth, we work every day to help them set and achieve personal and educational goals. Hundreds of children and teens build skills and confidence as they explore new interests and passions through our annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratorical Contest, Alpha Academy, The Dream Chaser Program and The RE: IMAGINE Leadership Clinic.

Black History Oratorical Fest Competition

  The BSL Educational Foundation Inc., Black History Oratorical Fest Competition is designed to give Greater Hartford students an opportunity...

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Edward E. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

The Edward E. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship, is awarded to deserving Hartford-area male high school students who have demonstrated an interest...

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Go-to-High School, Go-to-College

Go-to-High School, Go-to-College a program established in 1922, concentrates on the importance of completing secondary and collegiate education as a...

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Alpha Academy & Project Alpha

Alpha Academy/Project Alpha an initiative that provides middle and high school students job readiness, college preparation tools to motivational sessions during...

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Dream Chaser

Dream Chaser an initiative that provides young people with best practices and skills that aid in identifying ones aspirations –...

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RE: IMAGINE Leadership

RE: IMAGINE Leadership an initiative that provides leadership training clinics for young male leaders of the 21st century. Using a...

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Youth Leadership Conference

Stay tuned for updated information regarding this year's (2016) Conference!

Alpha Beautillion

[envira-gallery id="1969"]   Since the early 1900’s, organizations such as Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Jack & Jill, The Urban...

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  • In the 21st century, the best anti-poverty program around is a world-class education.

    – President Barack H. Obama