"Together, we will continue to build upon the Alpha Kappa Alpha legacy as we impact and elevate our communities with the Excellence brand of service."
-Dr. Glenda Glover, International President
Since 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated has implemented programs of service impacting countless lives. The 2018-2022 International Program will focus on five targets:
Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service℠
HBCU for Life: Call to Action
Promote and market historically black colleges and universities and encourage students to attend HBCUs as a sustainability measure. Also, establish HBCU Endowment Scholarships through EAF. Including signature program: #CAP.
Women's Healthcare and Wellness
Raise community awareness of critical health issues impacting African-American women. The primary focuses will be breast cancer awareness and prevention, heart health, nutrition and wellness, and care for the caregivers.
Building Your Economic Legacy
Emphasize financial planning, asset accumulation, and wealth building including savings and investments, managing debt, and improving credit.
Expose students to arts enrichment and culture by focusing on visual and performing arts and by showcasing talent through the exploration of writers, entertainers and various other artists.
Engage in programming and global partnerships that provide assistance to the underserved in international areas populated with people of color including Soles 4 Souls, Lions Club International, Pillowcase Project, Refugees in America Assistance Program (RAAP).
Alpha Kappa Alpha members will also implement the following annual
International Community Service Days:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service (January)
Pink Goes Red for Heart Health Day (February)
AKA Global Impact Day Observance (April)
AKA International Day of Prayer Observance (August)