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. Today, The Links, Incorporated continues to implement aligned, integrated and transformational programs that are responsive to the academic, health, cultural, social awareness, career development, and mentoring needs of youth.

The Services to Youth 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.

Azalea City (GA) Integrated Program Linking Children to Success:
Achieving Excellence with Hollis Innovation Academy
In alignment with the primary goals focused on: closing the achievement gap, health and wellness, mentoring, and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, math and art integration), Azalea City has supported the students of Hollis Innovation Academy with a variety of activities and programs, since 2016, including:

●      Facilitating a childhood obesity workshop
●      Establishing “Grades go up, when you show up” - a perfect attendance program
●      Hollis Mini-hackers in Action
●      Serving as speakers during Career Motivation week
●      Donating holiday gifts
●      Volunteering in the school store

Information on STY related awards and recognition can be found on our Awards and Recognitions page.