Target I: Education Enrichment:
Members will engage in the sorority’s signature youth enrichment program, ASCEND℠ (Achievement, Self-Awareness, Communication, Engagement, Networking and Developmental Skills). Students in the ASCEND℠ Program will have an opportunity to receive academic enrichment and life skills training to support their journey to college or vocational employment.
Target II: Health Promotion:
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will promote health awareness in three areas:
1) Alzheimer’s disease and Caregiver Support Program
2) Stroke and Heart Disease
3) Mental Health
Target III: Family Strengthening:
Alpha Kappa Alpha’s Family Strengthening Programs will target critical issues facing many families, including lack of food, shelter and financial means.
Initiatives will include:
1) Childhood Hunger
2) Family Seasonal Wraps
3) Fiscal Responsibility Programs
Target IV: Environmental Ownership:
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will implement high impact programs to provide healthy environments and improve the quality of life in underserved communities with the following programs/projects:
1) The AKA 1908 Playground Project℠ – program to ensure children have a safe and inviting places to play. Sorority members will restore and renew 1,908 existing community and school playgrounds with its Restore, Refresh and Renew Project℠.
2) The Acts of Green Program℠ – members will promote environmental sustainability by encouraging recycling, litter prevention and waste management through daily green efforts in local communities.
Target V: Global Impact:
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority members will implement the UNA-USA Global Classrooms Project to prepare today’s youth for an increasingly global and complex society. Members will work in partnership with the UNA-USA (United Nations Association) to expand understanding of the UN, its mission and focus. A biennial Intergenerational Model U.N. Conference will be convened.
Though its renewed Africare partnership, Alpha Kappa Alpha Chapters will implement you hunger initiatives on the continent of Africa.