2022 – 2026
Strengthen Our Sisterhood
For more than a century, our sisterhood has served as the foundation for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority to be an indomitable force for good—in our communities, states, nation, and the world.
We will intentionally take time to fellowship and form lifelong relationships based on affinity, love, trust, respect, and shared goals and interests, while concurrently building on our foundation to serve others.
Areas of focus
Soror Squads are focused on building greater bonds of sisterhood around common endeavors or activities through intimate small groups.
AKA Pals will allow members to create cross-regional relationships to allow for greater fellowship.
Random Acts of Sisterliness
Random Acts of Sisterliness offer an opportunity for members to share random acts of care and compassion.
“We Are One” AKA Service Day
During our annual MLK Day of Service, all members will join together to volunteer and serve the community side-by-side.
Undergraduate and graduate members, across all life stages, will engage in a modern, interactive, and high-impact leadership development program.
Empower Our Familes
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority has a strong history of supporting and servicing families, for we understand a healthy family is the foundation of a healthy community.
We will take a multi-generational approach to fortify families within our communities by addressing child hunger and promoting positive youth development and leadership, mental well-being, and senior life.
Areas of focus
Childhood Hunger Initiative Power Pack (CHIPP™)
CHIPP provides weekend and holiday meals for children within local communities and is targeted to be Alpha Kappa Alpha’s most ambitious childhood hunger program to date.
Youth Leadership Institute (YLI)
YLI is a youth-led and highly interactive leadership development program designed to empower and engage youth, ages 11-13.
Mental Health Awareness
During Mental Health Awareness month, we will use our collective efforts to fight stigma and raise awareness related to depression, anxiety, and trauma.
Our Seniors focus on ensuring these members can actively participate in all AKA activities. We also will focus on providing educational programs and workshops to support senior members as they navigate senior life priorities.
Build Our Economic Wealth
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is launching our most progressive and revolutionary economic initiatives this century. This administration has created institutional-level solutions to combat institutional-level challenges.
We will further encourage and equip our members to place key strategies into action to build personal, organizational, and community economic wealth.
Areas of focus
For Members Only TM Credit Union
For Members Only Federal Credit Union will be the FIRST, Black-owned, woman-led, sorority-based, digital banking financial institution in the history of the United States.
Financial Wellness & Planned Giving
Financial wellness and planned giving efforts will assist members with legacy planning supported by expert members and wealth management partners.
Sister Circles are accountability groups designed to help set and achieve personal savings, investing, and giving goals.
Supporting Women Entrepreneurs
Supporting Women Entrepreneurs will focus efforts to promote, celebrate, enhance, reach, raise visibility and offer access for greater revenue-generating opportunities.
Black Dollar Days
Black Dollar Days will be held during the month of June with a focus on leveraging our collective buying power to funnel revenue to Black-owned businesses and brands.
Enhance Our Environment
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority has the power to galvanize our organization of more than 120,000 active members, create a ripple effect, and make a significant impact on our environment.
We will employ select strategies to optimize our collective ability and to improve and protect the environment at scale. We will prioritize activities that promote the adoption of more sustainable and responsible practices.
Areas of focus
Chapters will track and measure the collective environmental impact of our largest tree planting effort to date.
Community and Home Gardens
Chapters and individuals will create community and home gardens to reduce negative environmental impact and promote sustainable agriculture.
Waste reduction efforts will engage individuals and communities in eco-friendly practices to reduce household waste.
Shredding and Electronics Recycling Day
Shredding and Electronics Recycling Day is an annual event to safely dispose of unused electronic devices and securely shred old paper documents resulting in reducing the burden on landfills and natural resources.
Advocate For Social Justice
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority always has been at the forefront of social justice to promote fairness and equity. We stand in the gap to empower our communities and act in the best interests of all people through social advocacy and justice.
We will equip communities with the tools, knowledge, and support to activate their voices and mobilize self-help to empower communities to help themselves.
Areas of focus
Voter Education, Registration, and Mobilization
Voter education, registration and mobilization efforts will empower communities to utilize their most powerful tools of community change and advocacy during local, state, and national elections.
Public Policy Forums
Public Policy Forums will create convenings of non-partisan, open dialogue on policy challenges and the direction of our country.
Candidate Forums are non-partisan public events featuring candidates running for office who wish to express their positions on issues.
Public Servant’s Guides
Public Servant’s Guides will provide concise overviews highlighting women of color currently serving in political leadership positions along with information on how to create a pathway for women in politics.
Uplift Our Local Community
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority reigns supreme in its mission of “Service to All Mankind.” Given the engagement of more than 1,046 chapters across an international landscape, we have an ongoing history and reputation for making a global impact through local change.
We will celebrate excellence, promote a focus on service, and stimulate effective culture and showcase best practices—”Local Change, Big Impact, and Global Showcase.”
Areas of focus
Celebrating Local Community Impact
This recognition program celebrates chapters that have made an exceptional impact in their local community.
Chapter Collaboration Recognition Program
This recognition program acknowledges chapters that have collaborated to combine resources and efforts by maximizing the impact in their community.
Local Community Service Grants
This grant opportunity is for notable local community service projects completed by an individual chapter or chapter collaboration.
Community Impact Days
The Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service administration is
pleased to continue Community Impact Days. Chapters will engage in simultaneous
activities that will benefit the community and continue our commitment to lifelong
service. Please check the Public Event Calendar for detailed information on Community
Impact Days event activities Mu Lota Omega Chapter will be participating in.
MLK Day of Service (Third Monday in January)
Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by engaging in a day of service in our communities and around the world to promote peace and community through love in keeping with Dr. King’s life and teachings.
Pink Goes Red Day for Heart Health (First Friday in February)
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated is proud to join the American Heart Association in the fight against heart disease in order to improve the health of all women. On this special day, Alpha Kappa Alpha women will take off our pink and wear red for the day to raise awareness of this deadly disease and promote life changes that will increase the longevity and quality of the lives of women around the globe.
Global Impact Observance (Second Friday in April)
In recognition of our connectedness across continents and geographic borders, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated will work with our corporate partners and others to connect with and support our sisters and brothers at home and abroad by donating our time, talents, gifts and resources to those in need.
International Day of Prayer Observance (Fourth Sunday in August)
In light of all that is occurring in the United States and around the world, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated will observe an International Day of Prayer where members of the sorority will worship together as a sign of solidarity and make intercessions for peace in this world and covering for our sisterhood and the work we perform in service to all mankind.
National HBCU Week (Third week in September)
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated is committed to the preservation and continued financial support of one of this nation’s most valuable resources -- Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). To this end, the sorority will pay particular attention to these unique institutions during this special week which has been designated to honor and recognize HBCUs by making individual financial contributions and highlighting important contributions of HBCU alumni.
Breast Cancer Awareness Day (First Monday in October)
Recognizing the breast cancer results in death for African-American women at nearly double the rate of white women, Alpha Kappa Alpha members will observe Breast Cancer Awareness Day during nationally-recognized Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer Awareness Day aims to raise awareness about the disease and raise funds for research into its causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.
Care Giver Day Observance (Third Friday in November)
National Caregivers Day is observed annually to provide support to those who care for loved ones by providing quality, compassionate care on a daily basis. During this special observance, members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated will recognize caregivers and provide much-needed support and respite for them to honor the important work they do for others.