Observed each November and is designed to recognize those individuals at the local and international levels who have contributed to community uplift. A High School Essay Contest is to be held in conjunction with Achievement Week.
We promote academic excellence among our community at various schools across Tampa. Our chapter provides financial assistance to both students of members and non-members.
The Pi Iota Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. participates in activities that will uplift their communities. Some of the activities include: voter registration, Assault on Illiteracy; Habitat for Humanity; mentoring; and participation in fundraisers for charitable organizations.
National Talent Hunt
Pi Iota Chapter Walter Beard / Otis Padgett Talent Hunt: Our chapter provides exposure, encouragement and financial assistance to talented young people participating in the performing arts within the Tampa Community. Winners are awarded recognition and may be given college scholarships to help with their scholastic endeavors.
March 12th of each year chapters conduct an appropriate service to recall the memory of those members who have entered into Omega Chapter.
Reclamation and Retention
In a concerted effort at the international, district and local levels to retain active brothers and return inactive brothers to full participatory status. We look for brothers in our community who are not in a good financial status and help them to gain financial status within our fraternity.
Voter Registration, Education & Mobilization
Our chapter helps facilitate and participate in activities that uplift their communities through the power of voting.
Every district and chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. is required to maintain a Life Membership at Large in the NAACP. All members of the fraternity are encouraged to join the NAACP.
College Endowment Fund
Each year our fraternity gives at least $50,000 to historically black colleges and universities in furtherance of Omega’s commitment to provide philanthropic support.
Our chapter participates and coordinates activities that promote good health practices. Some of the programs that we host are the Charles Drew Blood Drive and partnership with the American Diabetes Association, Walk-It-OWT Health Walk and other initiatives within our