Catherine N. Wilkinson from Jeterrsville, VA (left) and Elvira Ford (right) from Amelia, Virginia
received the 2017 Community Service Award
Lorraine Foster from Cumberland, VA receives 2017 Scholarship Award
Cameron Goodman from Prince Edward, VA receivves 2017 Scholarship Award
Signature Program Initiatives
Economic Security Initiative ~ This effort expands the current programs related to wealth building and allocation of resources, home ownership, estate planning, support and empowerment of female owned businesses and urban enterprise zones.
Social Justice and Human Rights Initiative ~ These initiatives will address gender equality issues including: human trafficking and domestic violence, services for children with incarcerated parents, youth aging out of foster care and children in homeless shelters. Voter empowerment; access to technology; training of parents as advocates for educational and health care needs of children and support of the arts will be emphasized.
Internal Leadership Training for External Service Initiative ~ This initiative will afford Alpha Kappa Alpha members leadership training at all levels within the organization. It will serve as a catalyst for members to reach their fullest potential as skilled leaders in service to Alpha Kappa Alpha and other organizations and institutions.