Our Programs

Programs of Omicron Omega

Locally, we execute the AKA international programs and its 2018-2022 theme: Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service. The International Program includes five program targets designed to advance the mission of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. with excellence and underscore our commitment to sustainable service.

Omicron Omega Chapter’s highlights of the Excellence Program include support of local HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities), Miles College and Lawson State Community College; the HBCU Youth Forum for local high school students; the annual HBCU College Fair and ACT Boot Camp for #CAP students through Target 1. For Target 2, Omicron Omega partnered with the American Heart Association for the annual Heart Walk and AARP for several Care for the Caregiver events. Additionally, we held a Red Table Talk on nutrition, self-care and mental health for the community. In the chapter’s newsletter, healthy meal recipes are provided to the members. For Target 3 of the Excellence Program the chapter partners yearly with SCLC for an annual distribution of hygiene kits and feeding of the homeless and senior citizens. The chapter led the Colorism Conversation and Black Arts Movement with Ramsay and Wenonah High School students as part of Target 4 programming. For Target 5 a total of 3,950 pairs of shoes have been collected for Soles for Souls. Several members from the chapter were a part of mission trips to Ghana and Haiti where they hand-delivered little dresses and school supplies to Ghana and Haiti collected by chapter members.

The five program targets and our local initiatives in these areas for 2018-2022 are:

Target 1: HBCU for Life: A Call to Action
Alpha Kappa Alpha will continue its focus on education with an emphasis on historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Alpha Kappa Alpha will assist students as they seek admission to college by providing guidance and support in completing the application and enrollment process through the 2018-2022 Signature Program, #CAPSM.
Target 2: Women’s Healthcare and Wellness
Alpha Kappa Alpha will continue to raise community awareness of critical health issues impacting African-American women. The primary focuses will be breast cancer awareness and prevention, heart health, nutrition and wellness, and care for the caregivers.
Target 3: Building Your Economic Legacy
Alpha Kappa Alpha will emphasize financial planning, asset accumulation, and wealth building including savings and investments, managing debt, and improving credit.
Target 4: The Arts!
Alpha Kappa Alpha will expose students to arts enrichment and culture by focusing on visual and performing arts and by showcasing talent through the exploration of writers, entertainers and various other artists.
Target 5: Global Impact
Alpha Kappa Alpha will engage in programming designed to enhance the international footprint of the sorority.


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