The Links, Incorporated has five facets:
- Services to Youth
- The Arts
- National Trends and Services
- International Trends and Services
- Health and Human Services
The programs are implemented through strategies such as public information and education, economic development, and public policy campaigns.
For 60 years, The Portland Chapter has awarded Educational and Arts Scholarships to graduating African American high school seniors who have demonstrated scholastic potential, high achievement, and leadership ability.