The Links, Incorporated founded in 1946, is one of the oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry. The St. Louis (MO) Chapter of the Links, Inc. is very active in the St. Louis community. Our organization consists of the following five chaired facets, which allow us to have a broad reach within the St Louis community:
The goal of the Arts facet is to increase and expand art activity, and elevate our programs through arts integration and effectively create an arts renaissance within our organization and programmatic efforts.
International Trends and Services
The foremost goal of the International Trends and Services facet is to provide opportunities for tangible service in other countries.
National Trends and Services
The goals of National Trends and Services include increasing the number of sustainable and measurable programs; increasing collaborative partnerships; and extending our existing initiatives to include communities identified as having the greatest need.
Services to Youth
The Services to Youth facet uses an integrated approach to prepare young people to succeed as healthy citizens in the global workforce and to promote healthy lifestyles within families and communities.
Health and Human Services
The goal of the Health and Human Services facet is to promote and facilitate programs that support the maintenance of good health and the elimination of chronic health disparities in communities of color through education, health advocacy, and optimal utilization of health resources. Community education about healtth risks is crucial and The Links, Incorporated plays a significant role in providing it.