In the News
Margot James Copeland, Director Of Philanthropy And Civic Engagement At KeyBank, To Retire In 2019
Cleveland, OH – 15th National President Margot James Copeland, Cleveland (OH) Chapter, retires this month as the director of philanthropy and civic engagement with KeyBank. read more
Most Powerful Women in Corporate Diversity
Lybra Clemons, San Jose (CA) Chapter, the global head of diversity and inclusion for PayPal, was named to the Black Enterprise Most Powerful Women In Corporate Diversity list. Read more.
Birmingham (AL) and Port City (TX) Chapters Plant NSBE Jr. Programs at Multiple Schools
Washington, D.C. – For some chapters, one LINKS-NSBE Jr. Chapter just isn’t enough. Read more.
General Motors Provides $35,000 STEM Grant to The Links, Incorporated
Washington, D.C. – Today’s General Motors (GM) is built on the strength of its diverse workforce, and the company recognizes the importance of giving back. Read more.
The Links, Incorporated and National Society of Black Engineers Extend Partnership Through 2021
Washington, D.C. – The Links, Incorporated and the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) agreed in September to extend their partnership for three years through 2021. Read more.
LINKS-STEMREADY Program Brings National Resources to Local Initiatives
Washington, D.C. – Most jobs of the future will require a strong grasp of math and science. Read more.
Local Links Convene in Indy for Annual Confab
Indianapolis, Indiana – Members of The Jacksonville (FL) and Bold City (FL) Chapters of The Links, Incorporated.. Read more.
The Links, Inc. Event “Where Art Meets Soul” Raises Money for Public Service August 26
The Birmingham (AL) Chapter, The Links, Inc. will fill UAB’s Alys Stephens Center with beautiful art and music as they raise funding for the organization’s many service projects on Sat. Aug. 26. Read more.
Bucks County (PA) Chapter Links, Incorporated host 4th Annual Legends Tea
Congratulations to The Bucks County Chapter of The Links, Incorporated!Deborah Camp-Frye is the chapter’s immediate past president. Read more.
Links chapter holds annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast
The Selma Chapter of the Links, Incorporated hosted its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Breakfast on Monday at the Carl C. Morgan Center. Read more.
Essex County Chapter of The Links, Incorporated 13th Biennial Emerald & Ivory Debutante Cotillion
ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Emerald and ivory lights illuminated the breathtaking grand ballroom of The Hanover Marriott in Whippany, New Jersey. Read more.
The Town Lake Chapter of The Links, Incorporated Announces Annual Mardi Gras Magic Gala
AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Town Lake Chapter of The Links, Incorporated welcomes the Greater Austin community to its annual Mardi Gras Magic Gala, to be held at the J.W. Marriott in…. Read more.
Members from The Links, Inc. Return to Jamaica for Humanitarian Mission Trip
Washington, DC – More than 190 members of The Links, Incorporated, are set to return to Montego Bay, Jamaica on January 23rd, on another humanitarian mission to benefit education, health care and welfare for the island nation’s schools and students. Read more.
One Million Invested By The Links, Incorporated In Jamaica’s Economy
Washington, DC – More than 190 members of The Links, Incorporated, an organization of African-American women connected in friendship and service, will return to Montego Bay, Jamaica for the …. Read more.
The Links, Incorporated, Third Humanitarian Trip To Jamaica
Montego Bay, St. James – A delegation from The Links, Incorporated, an organization of African-American women connected in friendship and service, returned to Montego Bay… Read more.
Dallas community asked to join the fight against human trafficking
Dallas, Texas – The fight against human trafficking is growing more intense in Texas as lawmakers and law enforcement ratchet up their efforts to stop the epidemic. Read more.
Donna Terrell’s Mission Trip to Jamaica
Montego Bay, Jamaica – Fox 16 News Anchor Donna Terrell said, “I have always wanted to go on a mission trip because it is chance to go to another country and work … Read more.
Students learn about Motown and ‘Great Migration’
Gastonia, North Carolina – Each year, through their signature program, Artists in Schools, the Piedmont Chapter of The Links, Incorporated provides Black History programming for … Read more.
Annual “Yes, I Can! Yes, I Will!” Conference Engages and Supports Middle-School Girls
Madison, Wisconsin – About 60 African-American middle school girls from throughout the Madison area will come together at Fountain of Life Church on Madison’s south side on Monday, March 12, as the … Read more.
A lifesaving gift from Milwaukee to Jamaica
Milwaukee, Wisconsin – The Links Incorporated Milwaukee Chapter recently returned from a trip to Jamaica to deliver a lifesaving portable ultrasound machine. It was the culmination of two years of fundraising. Read more.
Young men’s leadership training culminates with Links Beautillion
Tallahassee, Florida – The 8th Annual Links Beautillion will take place on Sunday, 6 p.m. at Florida A&M University’s Al Lawson Center. Links Beautillion participants were selected based upon … Read more.
Do Something Good: 91-year-old woman passes pearls of wisdom to young girls of color
Madison, Wisconsin – When Velma Ritcherson speaks, you can hear a pin drop. She can deliver such incredible impactful messages in just a few words. Read more.
Group hopes to connect, help Central Mass. women of color
Worchester, Massachusetts – Deborah Plummer and Adrienne Hall-Phillips came from different parts of the country to Central Massachusetts to work in different jobs. Read more.
Health & safety fair will offer free dental screening for kids, education on numerous topics
Indianapolis, Indiana – To kick off their 41st National Assembly, members of The Links, Incorporated will take part in a day of service offering free health and safety education and free dental screenings for children.… Read more.
Community Link: The Links, Incorporated
Indianapolis, Indiana – On this week’s Community Link, we are discussing The Links, Incorporated, an organization serving the African-American youth in Indianapolis. Read more.
Links Incorporated convene in Indy
Indianapolis, Indiana – The Links Inc., an international service organization comprised of professional women of color, is making a significant impact in Indianapolis this week. Read more.
Jackie Joyner-Kersee joins hundreds of women for morning workout downtown
Indianapolis, Indiana – There was an Olympic feel to an early morning workout on the downtown canal. We’re told more than 2,000 women showed up for it. Read more.
Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Lauds The Links, Incorporated and Issues Voting Rights Call to Action
Washington, D.C. – 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. Read more.
Call to Action: Census 2020
Washington, D.C. – As mandated by the U.S. Constitution, the federal government must count its entire population—citizens and noncitizens—once each decade. Read more.
Link Joyce Beatty to Head New U.S. House Financial Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Joyce Beatty was named Thursday to chair a new House subcommittee that has a goal of promoting diversity in the banking industry. Read more.
Link Eddie Bernice Johnson Elected U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairwoman
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson is serving her 14th term representing the 30th Congressional District of Texas. Upon her election to the House of Representatives in 1992, she became the first nurse ever elected to Congress. Read more.
Dr. Jeffries Leonard to lead The Links, Incorporated
Washington, D.C. – Dr. Kimberly Jeffries Leonard has been elected the 17th president of The Links, Incorporated. The announcement was made at the organization’s 41st National Assembly held in Indianapolis, IN. Read more.
Fayetteville State University Graduate Elected National President of The Links, Incorporated
Fayetteville, North Carolina – Dr. Kimberly Jeffries Leonard has over 30 years of applied health, minority health, and behavioral medicine research, evaluation, and technical assistance and training experience specializing in health promotion and disease prevention. Read more.
WUSA9’s own Andrea Roane honored by the Afro American Newspapers
Washington, D.C. – A multi-EMMY and GRACIE Award winner, Roane along with Ben’s Chili Bowl co-founder Virginia Ali.. Read more.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Receives $1 Million Grant For Sickle Cell Programs
Memphis, Tennessee – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital was awarded the $1-million Legacy Grant through The Links Foundation that will help advance three sickle cell disease programs. Read more.
St. Louis Chapter of The Links, Inc. celebrates 70 Years
St. Louis, Missouri – The St. Louis Chapter of the Links, Incorporated is celebrating 70 years of friendship and service to the St. Louis community. Read more.
The Petersburg chapter of The Links, Inc. named winners of their annual essay contest
Petersburg, Virginia – Students from across the region wrote about what Black History Month means to them, as they competed in the third annual African American History Essay Contest, which is put on the Petersburg Chapter of The Links, Incorporated. Read more.
Georgia Museum of Art recognizes Freddie Styles and Lillian Kincey
Atlanta,Georgia – The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia held its annual Black History Month Dinner and Awards Celebration on February 16. Read more.
Keisha Lance Bottoms sworn in as Atlanta mayor
ATLANTA (CBS46/WTXL) – With a busy agenda already planned, Keisha Lance Bottoms was sworn in Tuesday as the 60th mayor of Atlanta. Read more.