NATIONAL COLLABORATING ORGANIZATIONS
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated had its humble beginnings as the vision of nine college students on the campus of Howard University in 1908. Since then, the sorority has flourished into a globally-impactful organization of nearly 300,000 college-trained members, bound by the bonds of sisterhood and empowered by a commitment to servant-leadership that is both domestic and international in its scope.
The Auxiliary to the National Medical Association (ANMA) is a non-profit, volunteer, service organization comprised of the spouses of active members of the National Medical Association and widows and widowers whose spouses were in good standing at the time of their demise. The Mission of the Auxiliary to the National Medical Association, founded in 1936 is to create a greater interest in the National Medical Association (NMA), aid and to encourage the medical profession in its effort to educate and serve the public in matters of health, and to develop and promote a National Auxiliary Program on HEALTH, EDUCATION and LEGISLATION.
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Incorporated is a professional organization for registered professional nurses and student nurses (male and female) representing many cultures and diverse ethnic backgrounds. More than 8000 Registered Nurses and Student Nurses hold membership in Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Incorporated. There are over 101 graduate chapters and 41 undergraduate chapters located in 33 states, District of Columbia and St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Membership is by invitation and is both active and honorary.
Continental Societies, Inc., a non-profit, tax-exempt, international public service organization, was founded as a national organization in 1956, by a group of energetic and dedicated service-oriented women. These women structured an organization to foster, promote and develop the welfare of underprivileged children and youth.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated was founded in 1913 on the campus of Howard University to promote academic excellence; to provide scholarships; to provide support to the underserved; educate and stimulate participation in the establishment of positive public policy; and to highlight issues and provide solutions for problems in their communities. Today Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated has over 300,000 initiated members and more than 900 chapters worldwide. The Sorority uses its Five-Point Programmatic Thrust of economic development, educational development, international awareness and involvement, physical and mental health, and political awareness and involvement to create its national programs.
The mission of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. is to unite in a sisterhood qualified business and professional women who will encourage, inspire, nurture, and assist persons engaged in business vocations.
Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is a membership organization of mothers with children ages 2-19, dedicated to nurturing future African-American leaders by strengthening children through leadership development, volunteer service, philanthropic giving and civic duty.
The mission of Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., a sisterhood of business and professional women is to: Provide community service and support; Encourage scholarly pursuits, and; Empower its members to address societal issues.
Mocha Moms, Inc. is the premier voice for mothers of color. Through chapters and online, Mocha Moms, Inc. provides support for women of color as they journey through all phases of motherhood while advocating for them nationally. Mocha Moms, Inc. also encourages the spirit of community activism and service among its members.
The National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs are women of color dedicated to uplifting women, children, families, the home and the community through service, community education, scholarship assistance and the promotion of racial harmony among all people, so that those we serve are better able to take their proper and rightful place in society as citizens, community leaders, parents
The mission of the National Association of Negro Business & Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. is to promote and protect the interests of African American business and professional women; to serve as a bridge for young people seeking to enter business and the professions; to improve the quality of life in the local and global communities; and to foster good fellowship.
The mission of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. is to advocate on behalf of black women and girls to promote leadership development and gender equity in the areas of health, education and economic empowerment.
The National Council of Negro Women is a coalition comprised of 200 community-based sections in 32 states and 38 national organizational affiliates that works to enlighten and inspire more than 3,000,000 women and men. Its mission is to lead, advocate for and empower women of African descent, their families and communities.
The National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Incorporated is a professional organization of women in the field of education. The three-point program – Y.E.S., which stands for Youth, Education and Service, is the foundation of the organization.
It is the mission of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. to enhance the quality of life for women and their families in the U.S. and globally through community service, civil, and social action. Our goal is to achieve greater progress in the areas of education, health awareness, and leadership development. Our members, affiliates, staff, and community partners work to create and support initiatives that align with our vision.
The Girl Friends, Incorporated
With nearly 50 chapters and over 1800 members, over the last 90 years the arms of friendship have grown to embrace a continent. Girl Friends have founded schools, headed colleges, earned all manners of academic and professional degrees, written books, been successful entrepreneurs, saved lives, been elected to Congress, appointed to judgeships and named to the cabinet of former US Presidents. They have also been devoted wives, mothers, sisters, aunts, Godmothers, friends and leaders of their communities.
The Links, Incorporated consists of nearly 15,000 professional women of color in 288 chapters located in 41 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and the United Kingdom. It is one of the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.
The National Drifters, Incorporation is an organization comprised of thirty-four chapters in eighteen states founded in 1954 in Waco, Texas. We are a black women’s organization dedicated to empowering women, saving our children and assisting our seniors. A significant part of our mission is to develop, support, and advocate for local and national policies and programs that advance the educational, economic, social, and political growth and development of Black women and our families.
The Women’s Missionary Council of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church’s quadrennial theme is “Investing in the future through education, service and outreach”.
The Women’s Missionary Society (WMS) of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AMEC) is an international faith-based, Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), granted Special Consultative Category II Status in 1985 in partnership with the United Nations Economic and Social Council. The WMS is composed of over 800,000 members located across four continents in thirty-two countries. We are in the forefront of works of mission, at the head of the Church, operating from the highest level within each of twenty Episcopal Districts and reporting to every meeting of the General and Annual Conferences.
The Women’s Home and Overseas Missionary Society is involved in some of the most diversified cultures of missions at home and overseas covering landscape as diverse as West, Central and South Africa, England, India, Guyana, and the Caribbean Islands. With our missionary sisters around the globe, our hope is that the Spirit of Christ will inspire a deeper appreciation to God’s entire plan of reconciliation. We join together to become better equipped to witness and disciple to others.
Zeta Phi Beta was founded on the campus of Howard University on January 16, 1920. The Sorority’s international programs such as Z-HOPE (Zetas Helping Other People Excel) through Mind, Body and Spirit serve to empower people from all walks of life. As the sorority moves toward its centennial, it retains its original zest for excellence. It espouses the highest academic ideals and that has resulted in its members serving in groundbreaking roles in all fields of endeavor.