P_R_I_N_C_E_ _W_I_L_L_I_A_M_ _C_O_U_N_T_Y,_VA_— _ August 25, 2018
The Brothers of the Pi Lambda Lambda (PLL) Chapter, Third District, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., of Prince William County, Virginia partnered with Omega U, Youth in Action Network, 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, D.C., and SunTrust Bank to provide Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and financial literacy workshops. At this event, the chapter gave away over 200 backpacks filled with school supplies to students in Prince William County at George M. Hampton Middle School on August 25, 2018.
The event was hosted and led by PLL Social Action Chair, Bro. Keith Breland, and provided 200 students STEM training provided by Youth In Action Network and 100 Black Men. The STEM activity allowed students to perform hands-on labs in simulating creations of football helmets and performing detailed 3-D data analysis on computers. Sun Trust Bank provided financial literacy education and materials to parents and students on tips for saving and preparing families for college savings.
Bro. Michael Frazier, Omega U Chairman, talked to students and family members about Omega U and sign up 8 students to participate in this upcoming school year. The Omega U program provides over 500 mentoring hours to students of Prince William County schools through a series of STEM activities, team building exercises, college field trips, and executing over 40+ hours of community service that certifies participating students at the end of the year. Omega U is currently the top mentoring program in the 3rd District of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., and is the largest male mentoring group in Prince William County with over 125 students ranging from 3rd grade to graduating high school seniors.
Pi Lambda Lambda is a graduate chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., an international nonprofit social and civic service organization that has over more than 700 chapters with 100,000 members in 14 countries worldwide.
Since the Chapter’s founding in Dumfries, VA, in January 2004, PLL has supported public and community events across the region, benefiting scholarship, health promotion, youth mentorship, citizenship and social action. PLL has previously been named the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. International Chapter of the Year for three separate years since the Chapter’s founding. PLL is honored with this most prestigious honor bestowed by the fraternity.
Pi Lambda Lambda serves Prince William County, the City of Manassas, Manassas Park, and Stafford County.