Services to Youth
The Links, Incorporated created its first program facet, Services to Youth (STY), to equip Black youth to use their intellect and spirit of achievement to become successful and productive citizens.
This facet uses an integrated approach to prepare young people to succeed as healthy citizens in the global workforce and to promote healthy lifestyles within families and communities. In support of The Links’ mission to enrich and enhance the lives of black youth, the primary goals of this facet are to:
∙ Close the achievement gap from pre-K through college, with the intent of preparing our youth for the global workforce as healthy citizens
∙ Develop training modules for local pre-K through college mentoring programs, to ascertain a high level of support for youth in our communities
∙ Expand and support science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education
∙ Promote and support historically Black colleges and universities for ensured sustainability