The Portland Chapter
of The Links, Incorporated

Who We Are

The Portland Chapter of The Links, Incorporated is a group of civic-minded, professional women committed to service through friendship in the Portland and Southwest Washington areas since 1957.


Services to Youth

The Links, Incorporated’s Services to Youth facet is an integrated approach to preparing young people to succeed in the 21st century workforce.

The Arts

The mission of this Facet is to develop a means to appreciate, encourage, support and expand the opportunities of African Americans in the performing arts, visual arts, and literary expression.

National Trends and Services

The goal of this Facet is to focus on eliminating disparities to reduce barriers to services through leadership, education, and service.

International Trends and Services

The Links, Incorporated has a mission through the Signature Program, “Education Across the Miles” to expand the global platform for programs designed and developed to service the educational, health, and cultural needs of people of African descent throughout the world.

Health and Human Services

The mission of the Health and Human Services Facet is to promote and facilitate programs that support the maintenance of good health and the elimination of chronic health disparities in communities of color through education, health advocacy, and optimal utilization of health resources.

Scholarship Announcement

Scholarship applications are posted in January. In the meantime, check out our list of other scholarships.

Not only will this scholarship help me with college expenses, but it will also contribute to the impact I hope to make in peoples lives.

Scholarship Recipient


Global Mustard Seed Missions Logo

The Portland Chapter of the Links, Incorporated has partnered with Global Mustard Seed Missions which provides mobile clinic outreach in developing countries to populations that lack access to basic healthcare. Initial services are provided by volunteers from the U.S. and then partnering local clinicians.

In efforts to serve more countries with the mobile medical clinic, The Portland Chapter of The Links, Incorporated will support these efforts by donating supplies annually. Please help us by visiting Global Mustard Seed’s Facebook Page, or here to donate products.


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