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Links, Inc. Los Angeles Chapter (1963-) | Special Collections & Archives

Name: Links, Inc. Los Angeles Chapter (1963-)

Historical Note:

Links, Inc., an African-American women's and family organization that works for the educational needs of children and young adults, has more than 274 chapters nation-wide with over 12,000 members.  Other attendant organizations are the "Connecting Links," and "Heir-O-Links."  The Los Angeles Chapter, also called the Angel City Chapter, was founded in February 1963 by ten transfer members who moved to Los Angeles from various chapters throughout the country.

The Angel City Chapter has supported community-based institutions by sponsoring fund raising events, educational awareness projects and related benefits.  In 1987, the Angel City Chapter sponsored its biggest fund raiser, The Affaire d’ Honneur (Achievers Program), at the Century Plaza Hotel.

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