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Strengthen Our Sisterhood

 

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated will intentionally take time to fellowship and form lifelong relationships based on affinity, love, trust, respect, and shared goals and interests, while concurrently building on our foundation to serve others.

Empower Our Families

 

Alpha Kappa Alpha will take a multi-generational approach to fortify families within our communities by addressing child hunger and promoting positive youth development and leadership, mental well-being, and senior life.

Childhood Hunger Initiative Power Pack (AKA CHIPP™) provides weekend and holiday meals for children within local communities and is targeted to be Alpha Kappa Alpha's most ambitious childhood hunger program to date. 

Youth Leadership Institute (AKA YLI) is a youth-led and highly interactive leadership development program designed to empower and engage youth, ages 11-13.

 

Mental Health Awareness wherein Alpha Kappa Alpha during Mental Health Awareness month, will use our collective efforts to fight stigma and raise awareness related to depression, anxiety, and trauma.

 

Our Seniors focuses on ensuring these members can actively participate in all AKA activities. We also will focus on providing educational programs and workshops to support senior members as they navigate senior life priorities.

Build Our Economic Wealth

 

Alpha Kappa Alpha will further encourage and equip our members to place key strategies into action to build personal, organizational, and community economic wealth

For Members OnlyTM  Credit Union will be the FIRST, Black-owned, woman-led, sorority-based, digital banking financial institution in the history of the United States.

 

Financial Wellness and Planned Giving efforts will assist members with legacy planning supported by expert members and wealth management partners. 

Sister Circles are accountability groups designed to help set and achieve personal savings, investing, and giving goals..

Supporting Women Entrepreneurs will focus efforts to promote, celebrate, enhance, reach, raise visibility and offer access for greater revenue-generating opportunities.

Black Dollar Days will be held during the month of June with a focus on leveraging our collective buying power to funnel revenue to Black-owned businesses and brands.

Enhance Our Environment

 

Alpha Kappa Alpha will employ select strategies to optimize our collective ability and to improve and protect the environment at scale. We will prioritize activities that promote the adoption of more sustainable and responsible practices.

 

Tree Planting where Chapters will track and measure the collective environmental impact of our largest tree planting effort to date.

• Community and Home Gardens where Chapters and individuals will create community and home gardens to reduce negative environmental impact and promote sustainable agriculture.

• Waste Reduction efforts will engage individuals and communities in eco-friendly practices to reduce household waste.

• Shredding and Electronics Recycling Day is an annual event to safely dispose of unused electronic devices and securely shred old paper documents resulting in reducing the burden on landfills and natural resources.

Advocate for Social Justice

 

Alpha Kappa Alpha will equip communities with the tools, knowledge, and support to activate their voices and mobilize self-help to empower communities to help themselves.

Voter Education, Registration, and Mobilization will empower communities to utilize their most powerful tools of community change and advocacy during local, state, and national elections. 

 Public Policy Forums will create convenings of non-partisan, open dialogue on policy challenges and the direction of our country.

 Candidate Forums  are non-partisan public events featuring candidates running for office who wish to express their positions on issues.

 Public Servant's Guides provide concise overviews highlighting women of color currently serving in political leadership positions along with information on how to create a pathway for women in politics.

Uplift Our Local Community

 

Alpha Kappa Alpha will celebrate excellence, promote a focus on service, and stimulate effective culture and showcase best practices—”Local Change, Big Impact, and Global Showcase.”

Celebrating Local Community Impact.  This recognition program celebrates chapters that have made an exceptional impact in their local community. 

 Chapter Collaboration Recognition Program.  This recognition program acknowledges chapters that have collaborated to combine resources and efforts by maximizing the impact in their community.

 Local Community Service Grants.  This grant opportunity is for notable local community service projects completed by an individual chapter or chapter collaboration.

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