Lambda Phi Epsilon will be hosting a week of town hall meetings to discuss upcoming chapter operations, year-long programming, and the current landscape of the APIDA fraternity and sorority life community. Attendees will be able to ask questions to fraternity leadership and receive resources for the upcoming academic year.

Fall 2020 Recruitment and Operations During COVID

Date: Monday, August 17 at 9PM EST / 8PM CST / 6PM PST

Audience: Active Membership

Facilitators: Zac Antonius (Executive Director); Chris Torres (Director of Undergraduate Operations, West Coast); Kevin Yeung (Director of Undergraduate Operations, East Coast)

Description: As we approach the beginning of the Fall 2020 semester, the threat of COVID-19 continues to loom over North America, driving many universities to adopt online-only, hybrid, or socially distanced operations. Our Fraternity is committed to providing a safe fraternal experience for our members, university partners, and the collegiate community as the epidemic continues. In this Town Hall, Lambda Phi Epsilon chapters and membership will learn how to implement recommended COVID-19 guidelines in preparation for operations this Fall.

Sexual Misconduct Awareness and Prevention Initiatives

Date: Tuesday, August 18 at 9PM EST / 8PM CST / 6PM PST

Audience: Active and Alumni Membership

Facilitators: Bryan Dosono (President); Zac Antonius (Executive Director); Emily Feinstein (Director of Fraternal Standards)

Description: Lambda Phi Epsilon International Fraternity is committed to providing an environment free from sexual misconduct, including gender-based assault, harassment, exploitation, domestic violence, stalking, and discrimination. This town hall will update our membership on our progress toward addressing sexual misconduct within the fraternal community, announce the newest updates to our Code of Conduct, introduce our new International Standards Committee, and share our newest partnership with RAINN—the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions they may have about Title IX and reporting procedures.

Joining a Lifelong Organization

Date: Wednesday, August 19 at 9PM EST / 8PM CST / 6PM PST

Facilitators: Van Dao (Director of Expansion); Ian Galope (Director of Programming)

Audience: Interest Groups, Potential New Members, Recent Graduates

Description: Know of any students at your campus who are interested in learning more about Lambda Phi Epsilon? Direct them to this information session! The International Board is hosting a virtual chat for all those interested in joining the Fraternity. This session is open to all interested in a local chapter, or those who want to bring Lambda Phi Epsilon to their campus.

Social Justice in Social Fraternities

Date: Thursday, August 20 at 9PM EST / 8PM CST / 6PM PST

Facilitators: Bryan Dosono (President); Ian Galope (Director of Programming)

Audience: All Membership

Description: Join Lambda Phi Epsilon as we explore the role of the Asian American community in the continuing fight for universal justice. Our discussion will connect anti-Black racism to colonialism and colorism in the community and will help attendees understand the pernicious ways the ‘model minority’ myth is used as a racial wedge between Asian Americans and African Americans. We will conclude by sharing a new “Justice for All” webinar series that the International Fraternity will be hosting throughout the academic year.

Noble Brother Program Implementation

Date: Friday, August 21 at 9PM EST / 8PM CST / 6PM PST

Facilitators: Zac Antonius (Executive Director); Tanner Nguyen (Director of Education)

Audience: All Membership

Description: Starting Fall 2020, all chapters are required to conduct new member education through the Noble Brother Program to initiate brothers in good standing with the International Fraternity. This Town Hall update will provide an overview into the program’s guiding principles, criteria for membership selection, and overview of the curriculum. Attendees will be able to ask the Education Team any questions they may have about the transition to the Noble Brother Program and receive additional resources for implementing it at their chapter.