HBCU For Life: A Call To Action

Alpha Kappa Alpha will continue its focus on education with an emphasis on historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

Target I: Remaining true to the sorority’s mission to cultivate and encourage high scholastic standards and in the effort to continue to promote and support Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Through this initiative, members will promote, market and financially support HBCUs. The sorority also will implement an endowment initiative (in partnership with the Educational Advancement Foundation) to endow a scholarship at each accredited four-year HBCU.

Women’s Healthcare and Wellness

Alpha Kappa Alpha will continue to raise community awareness of critical health issues impacting African American women.

Target II: The primary focuses will be Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention, Heart Health, Nutrition and Wellness, and Care for the Caregivers. Alpha Kappa Alpha will introduce its own AKA Breast Cancer Mobile Screening Unit, which will provide access to mammograms in targeted communities. In addition, chapters will engage in activities that raise awareness of the risk factors associated with heart health, emphasize the importance of incorporating good nutrition into daily lifestyles and emphasize the need for caregivers to practice preventive healthcare as well as intentional self-care.

Building Your Economic Legacy

The sorority will underscore the importance of maintaining personal finances, asset accumulation, and wealth building with.

Target III: Members will be encouraged to support African-American businesses and entrepreneurs in addition to educating the community about the value of supporting African-American businesses through their Black Dollar 365 initiative.

The Arts

Alpha Kappa Alpha will expose students to arts enrichment and culture by focusing on visual and performing artst.

Target IV: With an emphasis on the Harlem Renaissance and the Black Arts Movement, chapters will champion activities and community events that showcase the artistic talents of middle and high school students while bringing awareness to the critical role that the Harlem Renaissance and Black Arts movement played in the development of African-American art and culture.

Global Impact

Alpha Kappa Alpha will engage in programming designed to enhance the international footprint of the sorority.

Target V: Global Impact will continue the sorority’s focus on Global Assistance Activities. Chapters will make an international impact by engaging in global projects that provide assistance to underserved international areas populated with people of color.