About Us

The Links, Incorporated, founded in 1946, is one of the oldest and largest of predominately African-American, not-for-profit, service organizations in the nation. Its membership consists of over 16,000 professional women in 288 chapters located in 41 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, and London, England. As an international organization, The Links, Incorporated, is committed to enriching, sustaining, and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African-Americans and other persons of African descent. By lifting up the most vulnerable people in a community, The Links, Incorporated, elevates the entire community. Our five specific programming areas are The Arts, International Trends and Services, National Trends and Services, Services to Youth, and Health and Human Services. Through its mission of service, Links members have contributed more than 1,000,000 documented hours of community service annually in their continuing efforts to strengthen their communities and the nation.

Minneapolis / St. Paul Chapter Members

Tonya Allen

Cheryl Beal Anderson

Kelly Baker

Djuana Ballard

Susan Bass Roberts

Tawanna Black

Tanya Bransford

Traci Bransford

Allyson Brotherson

Desirae Butler

Shelley Carthen Watson

Nneka Constantino

Mercedes Henderson Clark

Cecilia Celements

Stephanie Leonard Crosby

Lorraine Griffin Johnson

Tonya Jackman Hampton

Amelia Hardy

Duchess Harris

Jennifer Harris

Delores Henderson

Shirley Hughes

Shirley Kaiser

Marion Kennon

Shawn Kennon

Remi Kent

Lisa Lissimore

Gaye Massey

Laverne McCartney Knighton

Michelle Miller

Meredith Moore

Wenda Weekes Moore

Diane Smith

Leslye Suarez

Lezlie Taylor

Jori Thibodeaux

Laysha Ward

Fawn Wilderson

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