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Global Programs with a Local Focus

Childhood Hunger Initiative Power Pack (AKA CHIPP™)

"CHIPP provides weekend and holiday meals for children within local communities and is targeted to be Alpha Kappa Alpha’s most ambitious childhood hunger program to date."


Youth Leadership Institute (AKA YLI)

 "AKA YLI is a youth-led and highly interactive leadership development program designed to empower and engage youth, ages 11-13."

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About the Programs...

  • We are proud to partner with Lewis Elementary School in Carbondale to implement the AKA CHIPP™ Program. We were able to launch this initiative on October 4, 2023, and children will receive Power Packs during the school year until May.  

  • The Youth Leadership Institute (AKA YLI) launched in September with the Carbondale Middle School serving as our partner. Youth aged 11-13 are eligible to participate with parental permission. QUESTIONS? CONTACT US: Email:

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