International Trends and Services

The goal of the International Trends and Services facet is to provide opportunities for tangible service in other countries. 


ITS Facet Mission

  • To promote international programs that provide humanitarian outreach (health care, educational, basic human and cultural needs).
  • Advocacy on behalf of oppressed or victimized people from developing nations of African descent.
  • Global awareness among youth.

These Initiatives and Programs include:


ITS National Programs

  • The Links, Incorporated Delegation to Liberia, Ghana and Jamaica
  • Signature Program: Education Across the Miles
  • Safe Motherhood Initiative: Maternal Waiting Home
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Program Initiatives: 
    • Model UN
    • Links International Foreign Affairs and Business Empowerment for Youth (LIFE) Program
    • Linking with Haiti to provide Women’s Survival Kits

ITS Past Chapter Activities

  • Linking to Jamaica Campaign
  • Donations to build a school in Africa
  • Partnerships:
    • YWCA Central Alabama Domestic Violence Awareness Month (Candlelight Vigil)
    • Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (FBI and Human Trafficking)
    • UAB Commission on the Status of Women