Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Daily Point of Light # 4738 Apr 5, 2012

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is an international service organization founded in 1908 at Howard University in Washington, D.C. It is the oldest Greek-lettered organization established by African-American college-educated women. For the 2012 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, AKA’s 950 chapters organized America’s Sunday Suppers across the country and abroad, engaging more than 20,000 in dinner, a movie, meaningful discussion and service projects. The sorority also engaged more than 5,000 middle school girls participating in its Emerging Young Leaders program in service projects focused on human rights and creating equal opportunities for all Americans.