Who We Are
PURPOSE
To promote and engage in educational, civic, and intercultural activities in order to enrich the lives of members and the larger community; and to work together toward achieving common goals.

OUR VISION
The Links, Incorporated will impact the quality of life for humankind through community service. In response to an ever-changing society, The Links, Incorporated will increase its participation nationally and internationally for a stronger partnership with people of goodwill and good deeds.

OUR MISSION
The Links, Incorporated is a volunteer service organization of concerned, committed, and talented women who, linked in friendship, enhance the quality of life in the larger community. The organization is concerned primarily with enriching, sustaining, and ensuring the identities, culture, and economic survival of African-Americans and persons of African descent. To contribute to the formulation of a positive, productive, and culturally diverse society, The Links, Incorporated also focuses on education, cultural enrichment, health and wellness, and civic involvement. This focus is implemented through strategies such as public information and education, economic development, and public policy.

OUR OBJECTIVES
To foster economic development.
To educate the public about issues central to the well-being of African-Americans.
To advocate appropriate public responses to the needs of African-Americans.
To empower the membership in leadership development by offering training programs for greater effectiveness.
To provide a positive approach to address critical youth issues.
To foster artistic endeavors.
To promote the well-being of the African-American family.
To collaborate with organizations with similar goals and objectives.
To increase awareness of international issues, particularly those affecting people of African descent.

AWARDS
  • Best Practices in Programming, National Links Conference, 2011
  • Children’s Defense Fund, 2012 “Champions of Children” Award
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“Linked In Friendship, Connected In Service”
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