Dr. Charles L. Willis, Jr. is the Executive Director of the Birmingham Omega Lamplighters. Dr. Willis is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and a 1997 initiate of the Alpha Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated.
Dr. Willis is a graduate of both Tuskegee University, University of West Alabama, and the University of Montevallo. Dr. Willis holds a Ph.D in Educational Leadership and Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
The Omega Lamplighters (OLL) is a youth leadership organization for young men ages 12-18 founded in 2008 by two brothers of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated: Bro. Royle King & Bro. Simeon Nelson.
Our organization is proudly sponsored by the Omega Bridge Builders Foundation and the Alpha Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated.
Our mission is to increase high school graduation rates through mentoring.
Our vision is to see every student graduate high school and become a positive, constructive, and contributing member of society.
Our aim is to turn good young men into GREAT young men!
Omega Lamplighters participate in projects that will expose young men to the benefits of planning, organizing, thought collaboration, while simulating good leadership characteristics designed to raise their aspiration levels.
Our four principles:
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To provide exposure to cultural and educational opportunities
To create social exploration experiences
To develop a sense of community while learning new life skills
To establish friendships through mentoring that will last a lifetime.