A Joint Statement To Our Members And the United States Congress Regarding Police Reform From the National Organization Of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) and The Links, Incorporated

We formally condemn the police actions that led to the deaths of Mr. George Floyd, Ms. Breonna Taylor, and countless others who died at the hands of law enforcement. Additionally, we are very concerned and alarmed by a society and justice system that seems to devalue the lives of people of color like Ahmaud [...]

By |2020-06-11T13:38:43+00:00June 11th, 2020|Legislative Affairs, National Partnership, Press Release|Comments Off on A Joint Statement To Our Members And the United States Congress Regarding Police Reform From the National Organization Of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) and The Links, Incorporated

Joint Statement by Women Leaders of 13 African-American Organizations

As leaders of African-American women’s organizations in America, we condemn in the strongest terms the senseless and unjustified killings of Black women, Black men, Black girls, and Black boys by police and vigilantes. We have organized knowing that we are stronger and more effective when we work together to raise our more than five [...]

By |2020-06-10T01:08:14+00:00June 10th, 2020|Legislative Affairs, Press Release|Comments Off on Joint Statement by Women Leaders of 13 African-American Organizations

Joint Statement by NAACP and The Links, Incorporated on Collective Outage Regarding the Police Murder of George Floyd and Other Victims of Law Enforcement

Washington, D.C. (June 2, 2020) – The NAACP and The Links, Incorporated are releasing a joint statement to express their strong support of the collective outrage and calls for policing reform expressed by residents all over the country in response to the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers and the recent killings [...]

By |2020-06-02T22:43:47+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Legislative Affairs, National Partnership, Press Release|Comments Off on Joint Statement by NAACP and The Links, Incorporated on Collective Outage Regarding the Police Murder of George Floyd and Other Victims of Law Enforcement

The Links Foundation, Incorporated Hosts Dialogue, Elevating to a National Conversation Issues Impacting Communities of Color, Encourage Mobilization of Voters, and Honor Those Forging a Path for Justice, Positive Change, and Empowerment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Michelle Bailey – The Links, Incorporated 202-491-4872 | michellebailey@michellebaileymedia.com WASHINGTON D.C.—National policymakers and change agents will lead an engaging and thought-provoking session focused on voters at an upcoming event. The Links Foundation, Incorporated will hold its third annual Legislative Luncheon at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Washington, D.C. on [...]

By |2020-06-02T22:41:24+00:00September 7th, 2019|Legislative Affairs, Press Release|Comments Off on The Links Foundation, Incorporated Hosts Dialogue, Elevating to a National Conversation Issues Impacting Communities of Color, Encourage Mobilization of Voters, and Honor Those Forging a Path for Justice, Positive Change, and Empowerment

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

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