Our Mission

The Links, Incorporated is a volunteer service organization of concerned, committed, and talented women who, linked in friendship, enhance the quality of life in the larger community. The organization is concerned primarily with enriching, sustaining and ensuring the identities, culture and economic survival of African-Americans and persons of african descent.

To contibute to the formulation of a positive, productive, and culturally diverse society, The Links Incorporated also focuses on education, cultural enrichment, health and wellness and civic movement. This focus is implemented through strategies such as in public information and education, economic development, and public policy.

Our Vision

The Harbor Lites Chapter will positively impact families in Lake County through Community Service and increase our partnership with groups, organizations and people of good will.

Scholarship Programs

It is with great pride that the women of the Harbor Lites Chapter of The Links, Incorporated present the enclosed scholarship application for the 2024 school year.

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Closing the Achievement Gap

The Harbor Lites (IL) Chapter was the recipient of The Links, Incorporated National Award Excellence in Programming: Best Practices-Services to Youth Integration, Closing the Achievement Gap in Lake County, on June 19, 2015.


National Mental Health Initiative

The goal of the National Mental Health Initiative is to educate Links members about depression, anxiety, and social issues that impact our physical and mental health so that our members can take this knowledge into our communities.


Central Area Best Practices Program Recognition

STEM Initiative: Do Strawberries
have DNA?

Several members of the Harbor Lites Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, teamed with six professional scientists from Abbott Laboratories along with staff from Lions Mathematics & Science Christian Academy to provide an exciting scientific experiment to introduce students to DNA.