Sigma Beta Club

Cultivating Leaders of Tomorrow

Xi Sigma Chapter Sigma Beta Club

Sigma Beta Clubs all across the country have mentored thousands of young men since 1950. The primary objectives of this program is to mentor African American and other minority males between the ages of 8-18 years old, who need the development of good and wholesome values, leadership skills, and social and cultural awareness. Participants learn the importance of servicing others and establish lifelong friendships, as well as the enhancement of meaningful educational and professional opportunities.

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In the early 1950s, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity became the first Greek organization to develop a youth auxiliary group. Under the direction of Dr. Parlett L. Moore (pictured below) the Sigma Beta Club was founded. While as National Director of Education, Brother Moore was concerned about our changing needs in our communities and recognized the important role that Sigma men could play in the lives of our youth.

On April 23, 1954, the first Sigma Beta Club was organized in Montgomery, AL. Throughout its existence, Sigma Beta Clubs have been an essential part of the total organizational structure of many of the Alumni chapters of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and offers men of Sigma a unique opportunity to develop wholesome value, leadership skills, and social and cultural awareness of youth at a most critical stage in the youth’s personal development.

Sigma Beta Motto

The Next Generation of Leaders Accepting the Responsibility and Loving the Challenge. Our Sigma Beta Club members are committed to living out its meaning each and every day.

In addition to the national programs of Sigma Beta Club, it also focuses on Culture, Athletics, Social and Educational needs. Sigma Beta Club programs are geared to meet the needs of its members, but at the same time provide them with a well-rounded outlook that is needed to cope with today’s society. Phi Beta Sigma is confident that investing in our youth today will produce effective leaders of tomorrow.

Sigma Beta Clubs also provide services to youths in their communities. Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. interest in fostering the development of youth into effective leaders has been realized in the establishment of strong and productive Sigma Beta Clubs all across the country.

SBC Founder Dr. Parlett L. Moore

INITIATIVES AND PROGRAMS

Academic Enrichment & Mentoring

Club members receive academic assistance and leadership development at the elementary, middle and high school levels. This happens through one-on-one and group approaches to the tutoring of Sigma Beta Club members and after-school and weekend tutoring by Alumni and Collegiate members in various academic and professional disciplines. Additionally, Sigma Beta Clubs develop partnerships with local institutions, inclusive of colleges and universities, community colleges, and trade schools.

Sigma Against Teenage Pregnancy Plus

The primary area of focus of the SATAPP Program is providing Sigma Beta Club members with tools they need to make smart choices about healthy lifestyles that will help lead to responsible fatherhood later in life.

Job Training, Savings and Investment

Club members increase their awareness of business ownership as well as the importance of saving and investing at an early age. Club members also learn about various professions via internships, job shadowing, and other avenues to visit job sites.

Childhood Obesity Initiative
The Sigma Beta Club Foundation’s Child Obesity Initiative focuses on the mind, body, and spirit. The primary objective is reducing weight and reversing the poor health of adolescents at an early age through the following principles:

  • Stepping into shape
  • Eating healthy
  • Exercising daily
  • Knowing the obesity facts
  • Learning how to grow your own food
  • Self-esteem matters
  • Advocacy
Community Service
Sigma Beta Club members are required to conduct a variety of community service projects. These may include but are not limited to serving the elderly, March of Dimes: March for Babies, Sickle Cell Centers, visiting children in hospitals, volunteering at their library, working with children with disabilities, cleaning up their neighborhood, etc.

Enrichment Programs
In addition to our organization-wide initiatives, local clubs also participate in a variety of enrichment programs that cover the following categories:

  • Cultural: art shows, plays, concerts, museums
  • Social: parties, parents’ day, cook-outs, movies
  • Athletic: football, baseball, golf, basketball, bowling

Youth Making an Impact

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Do you have a young man that can benefit from the Xi Sigma Chapter Sigma Beta Club? Please use the following form to submit an interest inquiry with our SB Director.

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