WHO WE ARE
WHAT WE BELIEVE
The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation, established in 1946. The membership consists of more than 16,000 professional women of African descent in 292 chapters located in 41 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, and the United Kingdom. It is one of the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.
WHAT WE DO
Our core values are friendship, integrity, honesty, service, commitment, family relationships, courage, respect for self and others, legacy, confidentiality, responsibility, and accountability.
Links members contribute more than 1 million documented hours of community service annually – strengthening their communities and enhancing the nation.
The outstanding programming of The Links, Incorporated has five facets which include Services to Youth, The Arts, National Trends and Services, International Trends and Services, and Health and Human Services. The programs are implemented through strategies such as public information and education, economic development, and public policy campaigns.
Black K.A.R.E. Initiative
The Nashville (TN) Chapter, through a grant received from the Central Area of The Links, Incorporated, is committed to offering kidney awareness, resources, and education about Chronic Kidney Disease.