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Welcome Message

 

On behalf of the Board of Directors , I would like to thank you for visiting the website for the Kappa Youth Development, Inc. (KYD).  KYD operates as the philanthropic charitable arm of the Upper Marlboro/Waldorf (MD) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and provides services and support programs that we provide for the communities of Charles and Prince George's Maryland counties which impact people from all walks of life.

 

The Foundation was established in 1994 as a non – profit , tax exempt, publicly supported organization established to support community based programs. These programs include our Fraternity’s Guide Right Youth Mentorship Programs, grades 6 through 12 , scholarships, and health and wellness programs, to name a few.

We recognize that the pressing issues facing our youth and communities in the 21st century can only be solved through a multi-faceted approach the includes mobilizing and leveraging the public sector, effective utilization of social media, implementing innovative ideas, influencing policies that promote positive change and building alliances with like minded organizations in all sectors of society who share the same vision and desire to make the world a greater place for all.

We are excited about doing  more for the communities where we live and work.  We are fully engaged in this transformation to fine solutions to the challenges that the current and next generation face. We look forward to working with Corporations , Foundations, and individuals  who share our common goal to better the lives of our young people particularly through education, training , and community redevelopment.

​If you have any questions, simply click on the  “Contact Us” tab, fill out the information requested, and we will respond to your inquiry.

 

Aaron McKinney

President

Kappa Youth Development Foundation, Inc.

Our Foundation

Chartered in Maryland in 1994, the Kappa Youth Development, Inc. (KYD) operates as the philanthropic charitable arm of the Upper Marlboro/Waldorf (MD) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

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Our Work - Our Impact

Guide Right
Diamonds in the Rough
Charles Couny Kappa League

We recognize that the pressing issues facing our youth and communities in the 21st century can only be solved through a multi-faceted approach.  Since 1995, KYD has supported the communities of Charles and Prince George's County, Maryland through scholarships, youth mentoring programs and initiatives, and community health and wellness programs to name a few.

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Our Community

The Kappa Youth Development is dedicated to enabling and promoting the advancement and positive change needed to under resourced and represented communities. Through the generous support of like minded organizations and individuals who share our values, we can reach the common goal of enhancing the lives of those impacted, particularly through education, training, and community redevelopment.

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