The Links Foundation, Incorporated Selects the Obama Presidential Center as Its Sixth $1 Million Legacy Grantee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Michelle Bailey (202) 491-4872 | michelle@michellebaileymedia.com APRIL 8, 2022 (WASHINGTON) – The Links Foundation, Incorporated, the philanthropic arm of The Links, Incorporated awarded its sixth $1 million Legacy Grant to the Obama Presidential Center, which is set to open in Chicago in 2025. With a focus on driving economic ... Read More >>

By |2022-04-08T18:45:31+00:00April 8th, 2022|Awards and Commendations, Press Release|Comments Off on The Links Foundation, Incorporated Selects the Obama Presidential Center as Its Sixth $1 Million Legacy Grantee

The Links, Incorporated National President Kimberly Jeffries Leonard, Ph.D. Receives The United States President’s Volunteer Service Lifetime Achievement Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Michelle Bailey (202) 491-4872 | michelle@michellebaileymedia.com March 30, 2022 (WASHINGTON, DC) – Kimberly Jeffries Leonard, Ph.D., national president of The Links, Incorporated and The Links Foundation, Incorporated received the President’s Volunteer Service Lifetime Award on Sunday March 20th at the Army and Navy Club. Established in 2003, the President’s ... Read More >>

By |2022-04-13T18:14:36+00:00April 8th, 2022|Awards and Commendations, Press Release|Comments Off on The Links, Incorporated National President Kimberly Jeffries Leonard, Ph.D. Receives The United States President’s Volunteer Service Lifetime Achievement Award

The Links, Incorporated’s Statement Supporting An African American Woman To The Supreme Court

Thomas Paine, one of the country’s founding fathers, once said, “It’s not in numbers but in unity that our great strength lies.” As African-ancestored women, we know inherently the power of that sentiment and embody its message. Over the last year, we celebrated the inauguration of Vice President Kamala Harris, the country’s the first ... Read More >>

By |2022-01-27T21:09:19+00:00January 27th, 2022|Legislative Affairs, Press Release|Comments Off on The Links, Incorporated’s Statement Supporting An African American Woman To The Supreme Court

The Links Foundation, Incorporated to Donate $75,000 to UNCF

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Michelle Bailey (202) 491-4872 | michelle@michellebaileymedia.com November 5, 2021 (Washington, DC)—In commemoration of The Links, Incorporated’s 75th anniversary, the organization’s philanthropic arm, The Links Foundation, Incorporated, will donate $75,000 to the UNCF. The gift will support historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and the students they serve, as well ... Read More >>

By |2022-04-11T19:24:38+00:00November 5th, 2021|Awards and Commendations, Press Release|Comments Off on The Links Foundation, Incorporated to Donate $75,000 to UNCF

The Links Foundation, Incorporated to Donate $25,000 to Philadelphia’s Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Michelle Bailey (202) 491-4872 | michelle@michellebaileymedia.com November 4, 2021 (Washington, DC)— In honor of The Links, Incorporated’s 75th anniversary, its philanthropic arm, The Links Foundation, Incorporated, is donating $25,000 to the Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This play space for children holds significance in The Links’ ... Read More >>

By |2022-04-11T19:28:27+00:00November 4th, 2021|Awards and Commendations, Press Release|Comments Off on The Links Foundation, Incorporated to Donate $25,000 to Philadelphia’s Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse

The Links Foundation, Incorporated Awarded $350,000 Gilead Sciences Grant To Bolster Its Efforts to Eradicate the HIV Epidemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jennifer Hudnell 202-842-9127 | communications@linksinc.org March 16, 2021 (WASHINGTON) — The Links Foundation, Incorporated has been awarded a $350,000 grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc. to advance the organization’s work in ending the HIV epidemic that continues to disproportionately impact people of African descent. The grant will allow The Links ... Read More >>

By |2021-03-18T19:23:06+00:00March 18th, 2021|Health and Human Services, National Programming, Press Release|Comments Off on The Links Foundation, Incorporated Awarded $350,000 Gilead Sciences Grant To Bolster Its Efforts to Eradicate the HIV Epidemic

The Links, Incorporated Announces National Partnership With When We All Vote; Pledges to Expand Voter Registration and Engagement Efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Rozalynn Frazier – The Links, Incorporated 917.279.6185 | communications@linksinc.org Washington, D.C. (July 26, 2020) —Today The Links, Incorporated announced its national partnership with When We All Vote, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization launched by Co-Chair Michelle Obama in 2018 to increase participation in every election. When We All Vote is ... Read More >>

By |2020-07-30T14:58:02+00:00July 30th, 2020|In the Community, National Partnership, Press Release|Comments Off on The Links, Incorporated Announces National Partnership With When We All Vote; Pledges to Expand Voter Registration and Engagement Efforts

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 ... Read More >>

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 ... Read More >>

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 ... Read More >>

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
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