Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have joined forces to protect communities from environmental health risks through an aggressive and proactive educational offensive outreach effort. During a signing ceremony held at the EPA headquarters in the nation's capital, Alpha Kappa Alpha's International President Attorney Carolyn House Stewart and EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, inked a Memorandum of Understanding, making the partnership official. The campaign's overarching goal is to address environmental issues within underserved communities where citizens are most vulnerable. Driven by this mandate, the Sorority's members and EPA officials will mount awareness campaigns in the 958 global communities where AKA has chapters. Click here to read the entire story.
In most, if not all successful organizations the leadership team understands the need to build meaningful partnerships. Executive leadership of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. believes the same. Therefore, the 2010-2014 Administration has strategically selected partners to assist in achieving the national program initiatives.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. would like to welcome our newest partner, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) of the National Institutes of Health. The partnership is aligned with the Asthma Prevention and Management Initiative. Click here to view an article on the importance of addressing asthma by Floyd J. Malveaux M.D., Ph.D. Click here for more information about the partnership. You may also visit the partner website to view information on the organization.
Alpha Kappa Alpha wishes to express appreciation to GE for their funding and support of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Summer Leadership Fellows Program for our undergraduate members.
Each of the remaining partners has provided a short video that details the partnership with sorority. You may also click the partner website to view more information of the organization.