About Us

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The National Silhouettes of Kappa Alpha Psi  Fraternity, Inc. became official in August 1947 at the Los Angeles Conclave of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. In 1980, the Silhouettes  were officially recognized as an auxiliary to the Fraternity. Under the leadership of Dr. Oliver Gumbs, Grand Polemarch, the Silhouettes were granted a seat on the Board of Directors of the Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation, Inc. On September 11, 1987, Policy Statement No. 87-12 was  entered into the records of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. recognizing  the Silhouettes as an affiliate whose purpose is to provide support and  assistance for the activities of the Fraternity at the Grand Chapter,  Province and Local levels.

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Purpose

Serve as an auxiliary to Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Promote the organization of local Silhouette chapters and the interchange of ideas.
Coordinate activities of local Silhouette chapters.
Provide activities of visiting Silhouettes and their families during the Kappa Conclave.
Develop and disseminate policies and procedures for National, Province, and Local chapters.

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Membership...Join Us!

  • The membership of the Auxiliary shall be the wives and widows of financial members of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • A group of five or more wives and widows of financial members of an  Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. may organize into a local Silhouettes Chapter.
  • Where there is no local Silhouette Chapter, wives and widows of financial members of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. may secure membership in the Auxiliary as Members at Large by paying National and Province dues annually.