To promote and engage in educational, civic and intercultural activities in order to enrich the lives of members and the larger community; and to work together towards achieving common goals.
Today The Links, Incorporated is an international, non-profit corporation [501C (3)] made up of influential decision makers and diverse tenacious leaders who are individual achievers and have made a difference in their communities and the world. They are business and civic leaders, role models, mentors, activists and volunteers who work toward a common vision by engaging like-minded organizations and individuals for partnership. Links members contribute more than 500,000 documented hours of community service annually – strengthening their communities and enhancing the nation.
The membership consists of 12,000 professional women of color in over 270 chapters located in 42 states, the District of Columbia and three foreign countries: the Republics of Germany and South Africa and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. It is one of the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African-Americans and other persons of African ancestry.