Services to Youth
The Services to Youth facet uses an integrated approach to prepare young people to succeed as healthy citizens in the global workforce and to promote healthy lifestyles within families and communities.
St. Petersburg Chapter of The Links continues to implement transformational programs that are responsive to the academic, health, cultural, social awareness, career development, and mentoring needs of youth.
Rosebud Leadership Academy
In partnership with Academy Prep School, we have implemented a robust mentoring leadership academy designed to nurture girls’ self-confidence and builds self-esteem. The goal of the Rosebud Leadership Academy is to foster strong leadership qualities and self confidence that empower young girls to take control of their lives and develop as strong community leaders. We serve as mentors and meet with our students on a monthly basis.
The Links, Incorporated has a strong and rich record of support for the performing and visual arts, especially where it focused on the presentation of artists of color.
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National Trends and Services
The Links, Incorporated focuses on eliminating disparities to reduce barriers to services through leadership, education, and service. The mission of this facet is to empower the membership to effectively empower the various communities served.
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International Trends and Services
The Links, Incorporated has a mission through its Global Trilogy of International Trends and Services, Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), and the Signature Program, “Education Across the Miles” to expand the global platform for programs designed and developed to service the educational, health and cultural needs of people of African descent throughout the world.
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Health and Human Services
The Links, Incorporated established the Health and Human Services facet in response to the chronic health disparities that persist in our communities and result in the decreased life expectancy of African-Americans. This new facet brings greater focus, resources, and coordination to The Links, Incorporated’s health initiatives already in existence
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St. Petersburg Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, has a major focus on Nutrition and Healthy Life Styles. We continue to engage our Rosebud Leadership Academy in conversations surrounding childhood obesity, participate in local health fairs, and sponsor an annual Wellness Walk/Run event. We aim to enhance the awareness and importance of taking care of your physical self.