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Alpha Kappa Alpha engages in programming designed to enhance the international footprint of the sorority through Global Assistance Activities, National Global Impact Day, and Refugees in American Assistance program (RAAP). 


  • Global Assistance Activities 

    • Chapters engage in global partnerships that provide assistance to the under-served in international areas populated with people of color. These partnerships include the following:

    • Soles 4 Souls. Chapters collect gently-worn shoes and transport the shoes to specified locations around the world populated with people of color.

    • Lions Club International. Chapters participate in an eyeglass initiative designed to prevent blindness, help restore eyesight, and improve eye health and eye care for millions of people around the world by donating used eyeglasses in partnership with local Lions Clubs.

    • Pillowcase Project. Chapters to use pillowcases to make dresses and shirts for little girls and boys in Haiti.


  • National Global Impact Day

    • Chapters engage in a community service project that has an international impact and will partner with organizations that make a difference worldwide.

  • Refugees in America Assistance Program (RAAP) 

    • Chapters focus on refugees of color in the United States by partnering with organizations engaged in support activities that assist refugees and their families to integrate into American life. This includes literacy classes, educational training, and other necessary transitional support.

Target 5: Global Impact Leadership

Chairman: Sherisse Liggins

Global Assistance Activities Co Chairmen Co-Chairmen:  Ashley Mears, Judy Benjamin, Claudia Cotton

RAAP Co-Chairman: Dr. Dorian Brown Crosby

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