MEN OF TOMORROW INSTITUTE (M.O.T.)
The Men of Tomorrow Institute (MOT) is a youth development and leadership training program where young teenage males are mentored by professional men. The M.O.T. program has a high school curriculum and is based on preparing young high school aged men for the next step in life.
The goal of the mentoring program is to develop positive relationships and to encourage smart decisions relating to education, sexuality, drugs, violence and character. The young men participate in monthly personal development sessions and community service projects.
PROJECT ALPHA – “WHAT’S YOUR HOOK?”
The Mu Zeta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. along with the MZL Education Foundation, Inc. presents Project Alpha, coined as an Annual Program series called, “What’s Your Hook”. The purpose of Project Alpha is to provide factual information to program participants in order to change attitudes and behaviors that result in negative behavior of young teenagers.
The program’s foundation help reach three goals:
1. Sharing of Knowledge – combating ignorance and fear with factual information
2. Changing Attitudes – providing motivation toward positive changes in overall behavior
3. Providing Skills – creating a sense of empowerment and self esteem