Target I: Educational Enrichment
focus on Achievement, Self-Awareness, Communication, Engagement, Networking
and Developmental Skills. Students in the ASCEND℠ Program
will have an opportunity to receive academic enrichment and life skills training to support their journey to college or vocational
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will promote the learning process by providing substantial support to students
through AKA One Million Backpacks℠. Members will donate and distribute one million
backpacks and related school supplies to students over the four year period.
Support of Historically Black Colleges
and Universities (HBCU) will be a priority as Alpha Kappa Alpha launches a national campaign, Think HBCU℠ to
highlight HBCUs and their contribution to the sorority and society. Through education, engagement and advocacy, HBCUs will
be showcased as critical venue for moving students to and through college.