Services to YouthLink Gwen Zeigler, Chairperson
An integrated approach to preparing youth for the 21st century workforce
"The world around us really belongs to youth, for youth will take over it's future management. Our children must never lose their zeal for building a better world. They must not be discouraged from aspiring toward greatness, for they are to be th leaders of tomorrow."
Mary McLeod Bethune's "My Last Will and Testament" still serves today as a clarion call to train youth to c=become informed, full participants in the social and economic forces that will shape the future. The Links, Incorporated created its first program facet, Services to Youth, to equip African-American children to use their intellect and spirit of achievement to indeed walk with their fellows in leading the way.
The Little Rock Chapter, Services to Youth Facet selected 5 female high schools students to be the Scholarship Recipients for 2015. They received a total of $16,000 dollars in scholarship funds. In addition this facet hosted our christmas party and children from the Center for Youth and Families received christmas gifts from the Links.