Welcome to The San Fernando Valley (CA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated
On behalf of the San Fernando Valley (CA) Chapter of the Links Incorporated, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our website. We are thankful for your interest
in our organization and its mission of “Transforming Communities – Fulfilling Our Purpose.”
Through a circle of friendship and service, the talented and professional members of the San Fernando Valley (CA) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated are committed to providing stellar transformational services and programs to underserved African Americans and other persons of African descent in our local, national and global communities.
In alignment with the goals and initiatives of The Links, Incorporated, our members dedicate over 1,200 documented community service hours annually to support our multifaceted programs and endeavors: Umbrella Program – Project S.E.L.F (Service, Enrichment, Life Skill for the Future), Educational Mentoring Program, Dental Hygiene and Health Screenings, Civic Community Outreach Programs, Prevention of Human Sex Trafficking, Documentary Series, Mental Health, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Legislative Affairs and Voter Education Empowerment Initiatives and numerous fundraising events for our College Scholarship Program.
In recognition of our national and international impact, during the San Fernando Valley (CA) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated’s 45-year rich history of service, we have received numerous awards. In 2018, we were honored with The Ladies of Impact and Distinction Award from Hands 4 Hope Los Angeles (after-school program) and the Ralph Bunche Humanitarian Award from the distinguished San Fernando Valley Branch of the NAACP.
We are grateful for our community partnerships with Penny Lane Centers, Colgate-Palmolive, Journey Out, Coalition Against Human Sex Trafficking, Association of Black Psychologists, Sigma Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers West, Hands 4 Hope, Child of Haiti and Moorpark College to name a few. They greatly assist in fulfilling our mission of service.
We invite you to review the various areas of our website to find additional information. I hope you are inspired to learn more about the importance of unselfish service to strengthen our communities and enhance our nation and world.
Dr. Rita Dumas