Washington, DC — Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) released the following statement in celebration of the 104th Anniversary of the founding of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.:
“Since January 5, 1911, members of Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity, Inc. have exemplified excellence and achievement in every field of human endeavor. Our precious fraternity has come a long way since the days of our founders, and with hundreds of thousands of members worldwide, it has grown to be larger and more influential than even they could imagine.
“From public service to the sciences to sports, we truly possess a robust network of devout men who have committed themselves to challenging the limitations of the world we live in economically, politically, and socially. Moreover, on a local level, through programs such as Guide Right and Kappa League, Brothers have had a commendable influence on the growth and development of local communities across the globe.
“As we celebrate 104 years of training for leadership, I look to our next generation of Kappa men to continue the work of those who came before us. To many more years in the bond.”
Congressman Alcee L. Hastings serves as Senior Member of the House Rules Committee, Ranking Democratic Member of the U.S. Helsinki Commission, and Co-Chairman of the Florida Delegation.