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Alpha Kappa Alpha, Iota Beta Informational

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Transcript of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Iota Beta Informational

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.,
Iota Beta Chapter Herstory In 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. became America's first Greek-letter organization established by and for women of African decent. Her roots were established at Howard University in Washington, D.C., where the idea for formation was conceived by Ethel Hedgeman Lyle and supported by 19 others who all together we call our 20 pearls. Iota Beta Chapter In 1922, Sigma chapter was formed to serve the campus of the University of Southern California
As interest in the sorority grew, the chapter expanded its membership to include other universities, becoming a citywide chapter.
Due to overwhelming demand, Iota Beta chapter was chartered on May 18, 1974 by 16 Charter Members Signature Programs Glamour Gowns
Financial Fitness
Skid Row Food Distribution
Pamper Me Pink
MLK National Day of Service Contact Information National Website: aka1908.com
Iota Beta Email: akausc@gmail.com
Facebook: Alpha Kappa Alpha, Iota Beta
Twitter: @iotabetausc
http://usc.greekrecruitment.com Purpose To cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards; to promote unity and friendship among college women; to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature; to maintain a progressive interest in college life; and to be of service to all mankind. “I am a woman phenomenally, phenomenal woman that is your grandmother, that is your mother,that is your sister, that is you and that is me.” - Soror Maya Angelou Jade Fleury
Senior Skeenominal Sorors Rosa Parks
Coretta Scott King
Toni Morrison
Ella Fitzgerald
Dr. Mae Jemison
Bebe Moore Campbell
Jada Pinkett-Smith
Alicia Keys
Azie Taylor Morton Marian Anderson
Phylicia Rashad
Maya Angelou
Marilyn Hughes-Gatson
Gladys Knight
Angie Brooks
Wangari Maathai
Lynn Witfield American Diabetes Association

American Heart Association

American Kidney Fund

National Institutes of Health

Heifer International

American Cancer Society

United States Peace Corps PARTNERSHIPS Early 20th century-Participated in the Women’s Suffrage Movement
1934-Established a regional health clinic, evolved into the Mississippi Health Project
1946-Became the first sorority/fraternity to obtain observer status at the United Nations
1964-Negotiated with the Office of Economic Opportunity to operate the Cleveland Job Corps
1983-Founded African Village Development Program
2001- Instituted Hurricane Katrina Initiative
2013-Joined the Let's Move! Campaign with First Lady Michelle Obama Service to All Mankind Inspired by a dedicated investment of human capital and a bold commitment to the principles of basic human rights, Alpha Kappa Alpha will devote its talent and resources to this cause. Awareness, advocacy and action are the primary vehicles for the worldwide delivery of our service initiatives. Global Leadership Through Timeless Service 1: Emerging Young Leaders (EYL) Initiative
2: Heath Initiatives
3: Global Poverty Initiative
4: Economic Security Initiative
5: Social Justice and Human Rights Initiative
6: Internal Leadership Training for External Service Initiative Program Initiatives Leadership Fellows
Winter 2012 Workshops
Cultural Excursions
Case Studies
Job Interviews
Fellowship
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