Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service
The 2018-2022 International Program will focus on Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service. Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, through its nearly 300,00 members and over 1000 chapters, will address community needs with programs in five target areas:
Implementing International Community Service Days annually to highlight the organization’s collective impact in program target areas:
MLK Day of Service (January)
Pink Goes Red for Heart Health Day (February)
1908 Playgrounds Mobilization Day (May)
The Longest Day™ Alzheimer’s Support Activities (June)
Mental Health Awareness Day (July)
Childhood Hunger Awareness Day (October)
HBCU for Life: A Call to Action
Focusing on education with an emphasis on historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).
Signature Program: #CAP
Assisting 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
Women's Healthcare and Wellness
Raising 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.
Building Your Economic Legacy
Emphasizing financial planning, asset accumulation, and wealth building including savings and investments, managing debt, and improving credit.
Engaging in programming designed to enhance the international footprint of the sorority.
Exposing 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 artists.