Established in 1992, this initiative was developed to address and reduce the number of African American deaths due to a lack of sufficient numbers of race appropriate bone marrow donors. The program focuses on education and recruiting of sorority members, affiliates and community donors.
The Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative (AAALI) is a six-year CDC partnership that harnesses the collective strength of some of the nation’s leading organizations to fight HIV in populations hardest hit.
- For more information about the causes, risks, prevention and treatment for HIV/AIDS
- For the sexual history of your partner(s)
- Responsibility for knowing your HIV status and reducing your risk
- Responsibly and in the best interest of yourself, your partner(s) and the needs of those living with HIV/AIDS
National Project to educate young people about how to use their personal finances. The program sponsors trips to financial institutions, seminars on finance, and learning projects.
Cognizant that African Americans bear a disproportionate burden of cancer -- the highest mortality rate of any ethnic group -- Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority is committed to providing education on and active support of early detection as well as research for the prevention and cure of breast, prostate, ovarian, colon, and other types of cancers.