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AUSTIN (TX) CHAPTER

The Austin Chapter of The Links, Incorporated welcomes you to our website. We were founded on December 9, 1960 and continue to thrive in service to our community.
Welcome to the Austin (TX) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated website. Founded on December 9, 1960, the Austin Chapter is based on the concepts of friendship and service. We are committed to providing world-class service in the community through transformational programs that positively impact and improve the lives of the people we serve.
Our service is reflected in five areas:
  • National Trends and Services, addressing issues pertinent to our communities and the nation;
  • Services to Youth, undertaking the challenges faced by African-American Youth;
  • International Trends & Services, helping to improve the lives and livelihood of the global community;
  • The Arts, supporting and promoting the performing and visual arts; and
  • Health & Human Services, encouraging good health and educating the public while helping to eliminate health disparities in minority communities.
Our members contribute over 3000 service hours annually in the Austin Metropolitan Area including Travis, Williamson, Hays, Blanco, Caldwell, and Bastrop counties. We are passionate in our efforts to epitomize the national goal of The Links, Incorporated: “Building a Healthy Legacy: Our Prescription for the Future”. Thank you for taking the time to visit the site to learn more about our organization’s programs and services.

FEATURED NEWS

Holding banner L to R:  Austin Chapter Links Kenya Johnson and Brenda Kennedy, and Links Western Area Director Roxann Chargois 

Western Area, The Links Incorporated hosted a march and rally to raise awareness of human trafficking. Members of the Links and others from the Austin Community marched from the JW Marriott to Austin’s City Hall in solidarity to raise awareness of the growing human trafficking in Austin and the state of Texas. The theme of the rally was Not on my Watch.” The Western Area Links donated $5,000.00 to The Refuge Ranch, a haven for rescued victims of human trafficking. Austin Chapter President, Georgia Johnson was the coordinator for this event.

NEWS + EVENTS

Read the latest news and learn more about The Austin (TX) Chapter's upcoming events.

The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation, established in 1946. The membership consists of more than 15,000 professional women of color in 285 chapters located in 41 states, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. 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.

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