The Zeta Lambda Education Foundation annually participates in the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.'s Eastern Region Leadership Development Institute (South) by sponsoring male students from peninsula area high schools who show a strong aptitude for leadership.  Additionally, the foundation provides a mentor/chaperone to work on the staff during the program. 

Aims of LDI:

  • To develop a cadre of positive youth leadership throughout the nation.
  • To stimulate an appreciation for African American leadership in the United States and the world.
  • To expose students to various leadership skills, opportunities, and challenges. 
  • To inform students of the current and emerging economic, social, political, communal, and cultural issues affecting African Americans and people of color in America and the world.
  • To nurture a network of positive youth by providing fertile opportunities for them to interact on various social and cultural settings.
  • To promote and stimulate an appreciation for Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
  • To encourage civic involvement, such as voting.