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The transformational programming of the Circle City (IN) Chapter is designed to address problems related to poverty in Indianapolis. African American families make up a disproportionate number of families with children under the age of 18 who are in poverty, at 19% compared to 7.6% of the general population. Compared with children from more affluent families, poor children are more likely to struggle in school and experience health, behavioral and emotional problems. These children and families need more support than ever before. We address these needs through the following five areas, or facets.

Health & Human Services

We address health disparities in communities of color through education, health advocacy, and optimal utilization of resources

International Trends

The mission of this facet is to expand the global platform for programs designed and developed to service the educational, health and cultural needs of...

National Trends

The focus of this facet is to provide community programs that increase awareness of issues that affect the quality of life of African Americans.

The Arts

The Arts Facet was established at the 14th National Assembly in 1964. Throughout the nation, Links chapters have partnered with their local museums, symphonies, arts councils, educational...

Services To Youth

This facet provides a range of innovative, substantive and sustainable programming which contributes proven results to key educational, social and community issues...

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