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The Links, Incorporated founded in 1946, is one of the oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.
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CBC Foundation 45th Annual Legislative Conference, - September 16-20, 2015 - Members of The Links, Incorporated converged on Washington, D.C. to participate in the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation 45th Annual Legislative Conference, September 16-20, and other special events held in conjunction with the conference. Read more »

A Tribute to Julian Bond - August 17, 2015 - On Saturday, August 15, 2015, the nation lost one of its icons of the civil rights era, Julian Bond, a warrior for justice and equality for all Americans. Mr. Bond began to make his mark at an early age by co-founding the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in the early 1960s where he also served as the... Read more »

Introducing Fit by 50 - August 8, 2015 - I am looking for Links members to join me for an exciting journey to help each other become Fit By 50. Our Fit by 50 Fitness Challenge is designed to encourage one another to get fit by becoming more active and strive to live healthier lifestyles... Read more »

Statement on the Affordable Care Act Ruling - June 26, 2015 - I applaud the High Court's ruling in favor of the health care law that has allowed more than 16 million Americans to gain health coverage over the last five years. Prior to Congress passing the Affordable Care Act, nearly 1 in 3 Americans were uninsured. We now boast the largest reduction in the... Read more »

Statement on the AME Church Shooting - June 18, 2015 - Another cowardly act of gun violence took the lives of nine people, shattering our nation's heart and leaving us once again asking why. A reported lone gunman shot and killed six women and three men who were attending a Bible study Wednesday evening at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church... Read more »

Statement on the McKinney, Texas Pool Party Incident - June, 9, 2015 - On Friday, June 5, 2015 another incident of an egregious misuse of authority occurred in McKinney, Texas, at the hands of a police officer. A disturbing video posted to YouTube on Saturday shows patrol supervisor Corporal Eric Casebolt pinning a 15-year-old girl to the ground by her head and... Read more »

Open Letter to Mayor of Baltimore City, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake - April 30, 2015 - On behalf of The Links, Incorporated, I extend our concern and offer support as you lead the city of Baltimore through this disheartening and tumultuous time. Along with your city and the nation, we are struggling to explain how the events that transpired on Monday evening still... Read more »

The Links Foundation, Incorporated Makes a Major Donation to the Fight Against Ebola - March 13, 2015 - The Links Foundation, Incorporated, the philanthropic arm of The Links, Incorporated, is pleased to announce a donation of thirty-thousand dollars ($30,000.00) to its national... Read more »

The Links, Incorporated Applauds Senate Judiciary Committee Vote - February 26, 2015 - Today, Glenda Newell-Harris, M.D., national president of The Links, Incorporated issued a statement applauding the decision of the Senate Judiciary Committee to favorably send forward to the... Read more »

"Successful Women Entrepreneurs Give Back: Glenda Newell-Harris." by Dr. Monique Y. Wells, The Huffington Post UK- December 29, 2014 - The Successful Woman Entrepreneurs Give Back article series focuses on women who have mastered the art of creating and maintaining a business... Read more »

World AIDS Day | A Call to Action - December 1, 2014 - Today is World AIDS Day. The 2014 theme for World AIDS Day is "Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation." As we reflect on the great strides that have been made in the United States, HIV/AIDS continues to be a formidable... Read more »

Statement on the Ferguson, Missouri Grand Jury Ruling - November 25, 2014 - Last night, St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch informed our nation of a grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed unarmed 18-year old... Read more »

NATIONAL PRESIDENT STATEMENT ON BILL COSBY'S APPEARANCE AT THE NASSAU (BAHAMAS) CHAPTER EVENT - November 19, 2014 - The scheduling of Mr. Cosby to perform at the Nassau (Bahamas) Chapter's fundraiser was done in good faith and in advance of the allegations... Read more »

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS | A CALL TO ACTION - October 23, 2014 - As this month winds down, I call upon you to remain in the fight against breast cancer for the millions of women who will battle the disease in their lifetime. For them, breast cancer awareness is not a month or a day... Read more »

GET OUT THE VOTE - October 7, 2014 - With midterm elections just weeks away, and growing concern about a lack of interest in these elections within the black community, it is a critical time for us to mobilize and engage voters. In 2012, black voters once again rewrote history and defied... Read more »

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT | AWARENESS AND EDUCATION CONTINUES - September 13, 2014 - Today, September 13, 2014, marks the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, a landmark piece of legislation enacted to improve criminal justice and... Read more »

STATEMENT ON THE SHOOTING OF MICHAEL BROWN - August 13, 2014 - On August 9, 2014, another senseless tragedy took the life of one of our sons, Michael Brown. Our hearts and prayers go out to the family and loved ones of Michael, the unarmed black 18-year-old shot... Read more »

A HEALTH ADVISORY MESSAGE | EBOLA OUTBREAK - August 7, 2014 - The Ebola outbreak has recently received considerable media coverage. I share this message with you to provide basic information that may help you prepare for any planned travel, answer common questions... Read more »

GREETINGS FROM THE NATIONAL PRESIDENT - July 28, 2014 - With a heart full of gratitude and love, I thank you for your support and confidence in me to lead our beloved organization. It is an honor of a lifetime to serve as national president of The Links, Incorporated and The Links Foundation... Read more »

PHYSICIAN ELECTED NATIONAL PRESIDENT OF THE LINKS, INCORPORATED - July 8, 2014 - The Links, Incorporated and The Links Foundation, Incorporated have elected Glenda Newell-Harris, M.D., as its 16th national president. The election of Newell-Harris marks the first... Read more »



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