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Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Lauds The Links, Incorporated and Issues Voting Rights Call to Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Michelle Bailey – The Links, Incorporated 202-491-4872 | michellebailey@michellebaileymedia.com April 2, 2019 (Washington, DC) - During Women’s HERstory Month, noted civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis recognized The Links, Incorporated as a distinguished organization of outstanding community service and influence. Dr. Kimberly Jeffries Leonard, president of The Links, Incorporated and [...]

By |2019-10-09T11:57:06+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Legislative Affairs|Comments Off on Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Lauds The Links, Incorporated and Issues Voting Rights Call to Action

Margot James Copeland, Director Of Philanthropy And Civic Engagement At KeyBank, To Retire In 2019

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/margot-james-copeland-director-of-philanthropy-and-civic-engagement-at-keybank-to-retire-in-2019-300803653.html

By |2019-11-07T22:30:07+00:00February 28th, 2019|In the Community|0 Comments

Call to Action: Census 2020

What Is the Census? As mandated by the U.S. Constitution, the federal government must count its entire population—citizens and noncitizens—once each decade. The data collected through the census determines how more than $675 billion in federal funds will be allocated in education grants, Medicare and transportation, among other vital areas. Census data also impacts the [...]

By |2019-10-09T11:57:10+00:00January 30th, 2019|Legislative Affairs|Comments Off on Call to Action: Census 2020

Joyce Beatty to Head New U.S. House Financial Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion

https://www.dispatch.com/news/20190124/rep-joyce-beatty-to-head-new-us-house-panel-promoting-diversity-in-banking

By |2019-11-07T22:09:01+00:00January 24th, 2019|Legislative Affairs|0 Comments

Eddie Bernice Johnson Elected U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairwoman

https://science.house.gov/news/press-releases/congresswoman-eddie-bernice-johnson-elected-science-space-and-technology-committee-chairwoman

By |2019-11-07T22:32:26+00:00January 4th, 2019|Awards and Commendations|0 Comments

Birmingham (AL) and Port City (TX) Chapters Plant NSBE Jr. Programs at Multiple Schools

By Maya Payne Smart - Town Lake (TX) Chapter - National Editor For some chapters, one LINKS-NSBE Jr. Chapter just isn’t enough. Three feels like a better fit for STEM stars like the Birmingham (AL) and Port City (TX) chapters. Both stretch their time and talents to run after-school engineering programs across multiple campuses in their cities. [...]

By |2019-10-09T12:02:54+00:00January 3rd, 2019|In the Community|Comments Off on Birmingham (AL) and Port City (TX) Chapters Plant NSBE Jr. Programs at Multiple Schools

General Motors Provides $35,000 STEM Grant to The Links, Incorporated

Alicia Boler-DavisOakland County (MI) ChapterGM, Executive Vice President of Global Manufacturing2018 Black Engineer of the Year Today’s General Motors (GM) is built on the strength of its diverse workforce, and the company recognizes the importance of giving back. Diversity is an integral part of the company’s culture and success. “General Motors has [...]

By |2019-10-11T08:01:02+00:00January 3rd, 2019|In the Community|Comments Off on General Motors Provides $35,000 STEM Grant to The Links, Incorporated

LINKS-STEMREADY Program Brings National Resources to Local Initiatives

By Leslye Miller Fraser - Potomac (VA) Chapter - National STEM ChairMost jobs of the future will require a strong grasp of math and science. STEM occupations are growing at 17%, while other occupations are growing at 10%, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. STEM degree holders also have a higher income, even in non-STEM careers. Yet [...]

By |2019-10-09T12:02:09+00:00January 3rd, 2019|In the Community|Comments Off on LINKS-STEMREADY Program Brings National Resources to Local Initiatives

The Links, Incorporated and National Society of Black Engineers Extend Partnership Through 2021

The Links, Incorporated and the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) agreed in September to extend their partnership for three years, through 2021. Together, the organizations promote and facilitate STEM education and career readiness for underrepresented minority students through the establishment of LINKS-NSBE Jr. chapters.To bolster the partnership, The Links National STEM team set an [...]

By |2019-10-09T12:01:43+00:00January 2nd, 2019|In the Community|Comments Off on The Links, Incorporated and National Society of Black Engineers Extend Partnership Through 2021