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LINK’s Annual Impact Report

As we work to build tomorrow’s Black leaders today, we are proud to present the 2022-2023 LINK Unlimited Scholars Impact

Scholar in the News: Addison Belhomme

Join us in congratulating LINK Scholar Addison Belhomme, a 16-year-old junior at Lindblom Math and Science Academy, who was recently

Scholar Spotlight: Mary Raji, Class of 2025

We’re proud to shine the Scholar Spotlight on Mary Raji, an 11th-grader at De La Salle Institute. Mary heard about


Virtual Career Connections Collective Panel Series (6:00 – 7:30 pm) We still have one session left in our exciting career

LINK Accepted into IGNITE

We are thrilled to announce that LINK Unlimited Scholars has been accepted into the 2024 cohort of The University of

Women’s History Month: A Word from Dr. J

In celebration of Women’s History Month in March, Dr. Janine Franklin (affectionately known as Dr. J.), LINK’s VP, Programs &

In Case You Missed It

March Saturday Academy It was a busy and exciting day at Saturday Academy on March 2nd. Our High School Fellowship

LINK in the News

We have been making a splash in the news lately, highlighting the impact our work is having on our Scholars

Save the Date for LINK’s Annual Golf Outing!

Thursday, July 25, 2024 We can’t wait to see you at LINK’s 29th Annual “Driving Fore a Difference” Golf Outing

Scholars & Parents: In Case You Missed It

We’ve been very busy these last three months with many opportunities to connect with and make an impact in the


Virtual Career Connections Collective Panel Series (6:00 – 7:30 pm) Join us for this virtual multi-session career panel series where

December and Mid-Year Check-Ins

As a LINK Scholar, you’re required to keep in touch with your Scholar Support Associate monthly. Remember to schedule your

Welcome to Our New Staff Members

Our LINK family is growing, and we’re excited to officially welcome these six new dynamic team members! Katie AbeleAssistant to

LINK in the News

Take a look at all the ways we’re spreading the LINK mission—and please share the good news on your social

Celebrating College Acceptances

Hard work pays off! Please join us in congratulating these LINK Scholars on their recent college acceptances! Congratulations, Scholars! We

LINK in the News

Take a look at how LINK Unlimited Scholars is making waves in the news! The Weekly Citizen newspaper highlighted Jr.

Young Alumni Spotlight: Mahogani Anderson, Class of 2023

We’re so proud to shine the “young alumni” spotlight on Mahogani Anderson, Class of 2023, who is now beginning her

Class of 2028 New Scholar Application Opens October 2

Applications for the LINK Class of 2028 open on Monday, October 2!  Current 8th-grade students can apply for our four-year

LINK Welcomes Several New Staff Members

We are excited and proud to have welcomed a number of new staff to LINK in the last few months.

Class of 2025 Intro to College and Scholarships on November 16

It’s almost your time—are you ready? Class of 2025 Scholars and parents, please join us for an Introduction to College

LINK Saturday Academy Continues on 10/21 and 12/2

We are excited to continue our Saturday Academy for our Jr. LINK and High School Fellowship Scholars on Saturday, October

Upcoming Scholar & Mentor Events

Mentor Match Event on November 2 New Mentor and Scholar matches, mark your calendars for our Mentor & Scholar Match

Highlights from Our September Scholar Orientation

We officially launched this year’s programming with Scholar Orientation at our first Saturday Academy on September 16! We hosted nearly

Download the 2023 Scholar Celebration Program

Download the 2023 Scholar Celebration Program Now!

LINK Scholar Olivia Cameron Makes History!

Imagine logging on to social media to the news that you’re the first woman Bowler to ever make it to

In Case You Missed It | April | Mentors

Virtual Paint Party Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Virtual Paint Party in February. Mentors, Scholars, and

In Case You Missed It | April | Scholars & Parents

Scholar Retreats We just wrapped up another successful season of Scholar retreats. Each class of LINK Scholars met with their

Save The Date for the 2023 Scholar Celebration!

Join us for our 2023 Scholar Celebration, sponsored by Old National Bank!  This year’s celebration to honor the achievements of

Upcoming Events | April-June| Scholars & Parents

Saturday Academy April 15th, 2023 | 10 am – 12:30 pm  We can’t wait to see you at our final

In Case You Missed It | January | Scholars & Parents

Angel Tree Thank you to all Mentors, Scholars, and Parents who participated in our 3rd Annual Angel Tree Event. With

Updates & Changes | January | Scholars & Parents

Winter Scholar Support Meetings Scholars and Parents, we are excited to announce that ‘Case Managers’ titles have been changed to

LINK Senior Scholar Wins Posse Foundation Scholarship

Congratulations to Davion Nutall on winning the Posse Foundation Scholarship to Pomona College! Davion is a senior at Simeon Career

Meet LINK’s New President & CEO Dr. Toinette Gunn – Scholars & Parents

Join us for an evening with LINK’s New President & CEO, Dr. Toinette Gunn. This is an opportunity to hear

Upcoming Events | January | Scholars & Parents

Scholar Retreats Details below – SAVE THE DATE! Scholars and Parents, please save the following assigned date for your Class

In Case You Missed It | January | Mentor

Thank You to all Angel Tree Participants! Thank you to all Mentors, Scholars, and Parents who participated in our 3rd

Upcoming Events | January | Mentors

Meet LINK’s New President & CEO Dr. Toinette Gunn 2/2/23 @ 6 PM – 7:30 PM – LINK Office Join