2017 1908 Playgrounds Day Community Impact DayMay 20, 2017
Chapters all across the Great Lakes Region participated in the Community IMPACT Day for 1908 Playground Mobilization Day. The goal for each chapter in Alpha Kappa Alpha is to refresh, restore and renew 1908 playgrounds.
2017 Pink Goes Red Community Impact DayFebruary 3, 2017
Today is Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority’s ‘Pink Goes Red for Heart Health Day!’ Did you know that African American women are at higher risk of heart disease and that 80% of heart disease is preventable with lifestyle changes and education? #AKAImpactDay #PinkGoesRed
2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Community Impact DayJanuary 16, 2017
Today is Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority's First Community Impact Day of 2017 - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service! Chapter throughout the Great Lakes joined members worldwide and participated in service projects to celebrate a Day On and not a Day off.
Here are some of the images from chapters throughout the Great Lakes. #AKAImpactDay #AKA1908
Sorority sponsors event for Buffalo students considering black collegesJanuary 13, 2017
The King Center Charter School will host a city-wide think tank for Buffalo students interested in learning more about historically black colleges and universities.
2017 International Sisterly Relations Day- Hidden FiguresJanuary 10, 2017
Alpha Kappa Alpha Members worldwide gathered in droves to celebrate International Sisterly Relations Day by seeing the move Hidden Figures during opening weekend. Hidden Figures is the incredible untold story of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority members Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson —brilliant African-American women working at NASA who served as the brains behind the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. Members around the world
When the final numbers came in Hidden Figures movie was #1 at the box office. The film showed on half the number of screens and still beat the branded and beloved Star Wars franchise. This movie is truly a MUST SEE!