Target I: Educational Enrichment

The international initiative, ASCEND  focuses on Achievement, Self-Awareness, Communication, Engagement, Networking and Developmental Skills.  It is designed to motivate, engage, and assist high school students, both male and female, to reach their maximum potential.  The ASCEND  program encompasses :


AKA One Million Backpacks  program

The AKA One Million Backpacks   is designed to promote student learning through resource materials for students through the donation and distribution of backpacks and student supplies.  The goal of our organization is to donate one million backpacks to local educational institutions within a four year period.

The Think HBCU  program

The Think HBCU  program designed to highlight educational empowerment of students as they move into post-secondary education and the contributions Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) make to the sorority and society.


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