Our Chapter

San Jose Chapter
Chartering Date 1981

The Mission of the San Jose Chapter is to promote and engage in educational, civic, and inter-cultural activities in order to enrich the lives of its members and the larger community, and to work together towards achieving common goals.

We provide services in five facets: The Arts, International Trends, National Trends and Services, Health and Human Services, and Services to Youth.

 

About The Links, Incorporated

The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation, established in 1946. The membership consists of 15,000 professional women of color in 285 chapters located in 41 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.

Awards/Recognitions

·        2017 National Trends and Services- 1st Place Your Vote Matters
·        2017,  2014, 2013 WA Programs Best Practices STY: Empowerment and Literacy Project Lead
·        2017 Finance Circle of Excellence Award
·        2015 – City of San Jose Capital of  Silicon Valley “Outstanding Community Volunteer 
         Award” for District
·        2013 The Legacy Galaxy Award for the Spring Recital- The Classics Through the Ages
·        2013   – The “Dream Keeper” Program, James Beckwourth “ Trailblazer Award
         Oak Grove School District
·        2006 The National Trends Award Million Pounds Project
·        2006 Western Area Recognition  Keep Arts Alive
·        2006 Western Area Recognition Little Chapter that Could
·        1996 The International Trends National Award Bahamas Project.