Since 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated has implemented programs of service impacting many lives.
The 2018-2022 International Program focuses on Exemplifying Excellence through Sustainable Service. The members of Chi Sigma Omega Chapter along with members of other Alpha Kappa Alpha chapters will address community needs with programs in the five target areas:
Target 1: HBCU for Life: A Call to Action
Target 2: Women’s Healthcare and Wellness
Target 3: Building Your Economic Legacy
Target 4: The Arts!
Target 5: Global Impact
The International Program, Exemplifying Excellence through Sustainable Service will also expand its community presence as a result of participating in Community Impact Days and the Signature Enrichment program, #CAP, College Admissions Process.
Target 1: HBCU: A Call to Action: The members of Chi Sigma Omega Chapter will continue to focus on education with an emphasis on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). We will promote and encourage students to attend HBCUs as well as provide information about financial support to HBCUs.
Signature Enrichment Program, #CAP: Students will be assisted by the members of Chi Sigma Omega to guide them through the college application and admission processes.
Target 2: Women’s Healthcare and Wellness: The members of Chi Sigma Omega will continue to raise awareness in the community about critical health issues that affect the quality of life of African American women. The main focus will be on Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention, Heart Health, Nutrition and Wellness, and Care for the Caregivers.
Target 3: Building Your Economic Legacy: The members of Chi Sigma Omega will provide opportunities for the community to learn about financial planning, asset accumulation, and wealth building including saving and investment, managing debt, improving credit, supporting and promoting African American owned businesses through entrepreneurship and “The Black Dollar 365”.
Target 4: The Arts! The members of Chi Sigma Omega will expose students to arts enrichment and culture by focusing on the visual and performing arts and celebrating the contributions of African American artists during the Harlem Renaissance and current time.
Target 5: Global Impact: The members of Chi Sigma Omega will conduct service projects that have an international impact and partner with organizations, Soles 4 Souls, Lions Club International, Pillowcase project, and Refugees in America Assistance Program.
The Community Impact Days are observed throughout the year. The following days in 2022 are:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. International Day of Service: January 17th
Pink Goes Red Day for Heart Health: February 4th
AKA Global Impact Day of Observance: April 8th
Program is the Heart of Alpha Kappa Alpha. It is the belief of Chi Sigma Omega Chapter that all of the work that we do will make a difference to you and the people in our communities. Please review our event page and our calendar for current activities.
For more information regarding Chi Sigma Omega Chapter Programs, please contact me via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information on our International Programs, visit http://www.aka1908.com/programs.
Yours In Service,
Vice President and Program Chair