Members engage in the sorority’s signature youth enrichment program, ASCEND℠ with efforts designed to motivate, engage and assist high school students in reaching their maximum potential through academic enrichment and life skills training to support their journey to college or vocational employment. Chi Eta Omegapromotes the learning process by providing substantial support to students through AKA One Million Backpacks℠. Chi Eta Omega supports Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) by highlighting HBCUs and their contribution to the sorority and society and by providing an annual scholarship to an HBCU student.
Alpha Kappa Alpha’s Family Strengthening Programs will target critical issues facing many families, including lack of food, shelter and financial means.
Chi Eta Omega implements Childhood Hunger Initiatives through partnership with the Arkansas Food Bank, local church pantries and KTHV's Cereal Drive. Chi Eta Omega provides needed items for the homeless through the Family Seasonal Wraps℠ Program. Annually the chapter partners with Alpha Phi Alpha to collect and donate hats, gloves, socks, scarves, coats, sweaters and other seasonal wraps for families in need. Through its Fiscal Responsibility Programs , Chi Eta Omega members partner with NACA and the Bank of America to provide families information to help increase their understanding of budgeting, basic financial planning and benefits of home ownership
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority promote health awareness in three areas: Alzheimer's Disease, Stroke and Mental Illness. The Alzheimer's Disease and Caregiver Support Program will generate awareness and support for Alzheimer's programming and research. Stroke and Heart Disease Awareness will remain a focus as with the launch of a stroke prevention awareness campaign. Mental Health will be highlighted as members bring attention to the mental illness among diverse populations with low utilization of mental health services.
Chi Eta Omega implements high impact programs to provide healthy environments and improve the quality of life in the underserved communities. The AKA 1908 Playground Project℠ ensures that children have safe and inviting places to play. Sorority members will restore and renew 5 existing community and school playgrounds with its Restore, Refresh and Renew Project℠. Through its Acts of Green Program℠ members will promote environmental sustainability by encouraging recycling, litter prevention and waste management through daily green efforts in local communities.
Chi Eta Omega implements the UNA-USA Global Classrooms Project to prepare today's youth for an increasingly global and complex society. The chapter works in partnership with the UNA-USA (United Nations Association) to expand understanding of the UN, its mission and focus. A biennial Inter-generational Model U.N. Conference will be convened. Through its renewed Africare partnership, Alpha Kappa Alpha Chapters will implement youth hunger initiatives on the continent of Africa.