The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation, established in 1946. The membership consists of over 15,000 professional women of color in 288 chapters located in 42 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 Alameda Contra Costa Chapter of the Links (ACCL) is comprised of women of color residing in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Founded over 36 years ago, ACCL supports local service agencies serving primarily low-income, inner-city youth and their families through volunteer and fundraising efforts. ACCL member, Dr. Glenda Newell-Harris, is the immediate past National President of The Links, Incorporated. To read more, click here.

There are several local Links chapters in the Bay Area – Oakland, San Francisco, Peninsula, San Jose, South Bay and Alameda Contra Costa.