The Peninsula Bay Chapter, one of 299 chapters of the Links, Incorporated, services San Mateo county in northern California. The Links Incorporated is one of the nation's oldest and largest volunteer service organizations committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and people of African descent.
The Peninsula Bay Links Chapter is committed to the service area community volunteering through five program facets:
Services to Youth
Aid minority youth in America to find and fulfill their intellectual potential. The Links provide programs that assist youth in developing positive self-esteem, increase academic achievement and address social issues affecting African-American youth and families.
• Girls Club partnership
• Summer camp scholarships
• Tennis clinics
• Reading programs
International Trends and Services
Expand the global platform for programs serving the educational, health and cultural needs of people of African descent throughout the world. The Links build schools in south Africa to ensure education for African children, support foreign students attending American colleges and universities, and collaboratively sponsor international projects.
• SoleHope for Uganda
• African American Scholars Links To Success
• School supplies for Jamaican youth
National Trends and Services
Promote awareness of issues that affect African Americans. The Links identify, design and implement programs that heighten awareness of educational, economic, health and wellness, political and social issues that impact African Americans.
• MLK Birthday Celebration
• Ecumenical Hunger Program
• Voting Rights Education