Programs

The Links, Incorporated has a long tradition of promoting and engaging in educational, civic and inter-cultural activities that enrich the lives of members of theblack community at large. The cornerstone of our serviceis our five programming facets — Services to Youth, The Arts, National Trends and Services, International Trends and Services, and Health and Human Services. Through our facets, we implement programs and initiatives that address the most critical needs of underserved communities. Annually, we impact the lives of more than 3 million people at home and abroad.

Services to Youth

The Links, Incorporated created its first program facet, Services to Youth, to empower black youth to use their intellect and spirit of achievement to become successful and productive citizens. Through this facet, we implement transformational programs that are responsive to the academic, cultural, career development, and mentoring needs of youth…

2,430

Number of scholarships awarded by chapters during 2017-2019 program years

The Arts

The goal of The Arts facet is to increase and expand art activity throughout black communities. The Links, Incorporated creates and supports art-related educational opportunities for minority youth as well as presents and supports performances by youth and accomplished professional artists in an array of disciplines. In partnership with museums, symphonies…

11

Number of years Classics Through the Ages program has supported students in the classical arts

National Trends and Services

The National Trends and Services facet addresses the social inequities that persist in black communities throughout the United States. The Links, Incorporated is committed toraising awareness on economic, health, social justice, and other barriers that affect our quality of life. Our goal is to eliminatedisparities in these areas for the betterment of our communities.

<$49,999

Average income of people served during 2017-2019 program years

International Trends and Services

The International Trends and Services facet provides services and delivers transformational programs to people of African ancestry globally so that they may have a better quality of life. Programs are designed and developed to service the educational, health, and cultural needs of our global community…

$1 million+

Economic impact of Links’ service in Jamaica

Health and Human Services

The Links, Incorporated established the Health and Human Services facet in response to the chronic health disparities that persist in black communities and result in the decreased life expectancy of African Americans and other people of African ancestry. The goal of this facet is to promote and facilitate programs that support the maintenance of good health…

15,000+

Number of children who received free dental screenings during 2017-2019 program years