Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service
Since 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated has implemented programs of service impacting countless lives.
The 2018-2020 International Program will focus on Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service℠. Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, through its 300,000 members and 1,019 chapters, will have an opportunity to address community needs with programs in five target areas:
Target I: HBCU for Life: A Call to Action
Alpha Kappa Alpha will continue its focus on education with an emphasis on historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Chapters will promote and market historically black colleges and universities and encourage students to attend HBCUs as a sustainability measure. Activities will include researching and publishing information regarding prominent Alpha Kappa Alpha women and other notable individuals who attended HBCUs.
Alpha Kappa Alpha will assist students as they seek admission to college by providing guidance and support in completing the application and enrollment process through the 2018-2022 Signature Program, #CAP℠
Target 2: Women's Healthcare and Wellness
Alpha Kappa Alpha will continue to raise community awareness of critical health issues impacting African-American women. The primary focuses will be breast cancer awareness and prevention, heart health, nutrition and wellness, and care for the caregivers.
~Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention-Heart Health-Nutrition and Wellness
Target 3: Building Your Economic Legacy
Alpha Kappa Alpha will emphasize financial planning, asset accumulation, and wealth building including savings and investments, managing debt, and improving credit.
~Personal Financial Planning and Asset Accumulation-Credit Repair and Monitoring-Entrepreneurship and the Black Dollar 365-Operation AKA Assist
Target 4: The Arts!
Alpha Kappa Alpha will expose students to arts enrichment and culture by focusing on visual and performing arts and by showcasing talent through the exploration of writers, entertainers and various other artists.
~Salute to the Harlem Renaissance-Salute to the Black Arts Movement
Target 5: Global Impact
Alpha Kappa Alpha will engage in programming designed to enhance the international footprint of the sorority.
~National Global Impact Day-Global Assistance Activities-Soles 4 Souls-Lions Club International-Pillowcase Project-Refugees in America Assistance Program (RAAP)
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will expand its community presence as a result of these initiatives, which include International Community Impact Days and our signature enrichment program, #CAP℠.