EAST ORANGE, NJ - Pictured are the new members of the Sigma Beta Club, the East Orange School District's Male Mentoring Program sponsored by Chi Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.'s Northern NJ Alumni. These young men are from East Orange Campus High, Cicely Tyson School of Performing and Fine Arts, STEM Academy and Fresh Start Academy!

The Sigma Beta Club was established in 1950 by the national voting body of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. The mission was to establish a mentoring program for disadvantaged youth. It has evolved into an internationally recognized youth auxiliary group that continues to be orchestrated by members of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

The Sigma Beta Clubs’ four major principles of focus are on Culture, Athletics, Social and Educational needs. The Sigma Beta Club offers a unique opportunity to develop values, leadership skills and social/cultural awareness in our youth during their developmental years. 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 the effective leaders of tomorrow.