Ernest E. Just Youth and Community Services, Inc. (EEJYCS) was established in 2007, as an extension and mobilizer of the community service efforts for approximately fifty (50) unincorporated graduate and undergraduate chapters within the 12th District of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. The 12th District of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. encompasses ten (10) states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming), four (4) time zones, and over 1,300 financial members. Geographically, the 12th District covers the largest contiguous landmass of any District under the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. umbrella, occupying approximately 1.6 million square miles.
Though many of the chapters are affiliated with local non-profit organizations, the District felt the need to create a regional platform for centralized training, support and mobilization of the Districts vast pool of African-American male volunteers. Collectively, the various chapters within the 12th District have recurring face to face engagement with several thousand youth each year; and provides tens of thousands hours of volunteer support towards project implementation and community engagement yearly.
The Ernest E. Just Youth & Community Services, Inc. (formerly the 12th District Endowment Fund, Inc.) was created to make a lasting service and educational impact within our community. The Fund was incorporated on 12/30/1997 as a California Charitable Trust and Non Profit Corporation. In 2007, its designation as a 501c (3) taxexempt corporation was approved and effective on May 3, 2007.
Employer Identification Number (EIN): 20-8150887
California Charitable Trust: 109877
California Non Profit Corporation: C2065605
Contact: Lymus D. Capehart, Jr., President – firstname.lastname@example.org
LYMUS D. CAPEHART, Jr.
LEWIS J. SEARS, Jr., PhD
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. is an international fraternity with over 750 undergraduate and graduate chapters at the national and international levels. The fraternity was founded on November 17, 1911. Omega Psi Phi is the first predominantly African-American fraternity to be founded at a historically black university. Since its founding in 1911, the foundations stated purpose has been to attract and build a strong and effective force of men dedicated to its Cardinal Principles of manhood, scholarship, perseverance, and uplift. Throughout the world, many notable members are recognized as leaders in the arts, academics, athletics, entertainment, business, civil rights, education, government, and science fields.