Metro-Manhattan (NY) Chapter - The Links, Incorporated                   

Linked in Friendship, Connected in Service

                     Welcome to the Metro-Manhattan Chapter


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The Metro-Manhattan Chapter of the Links, Inc., chartered April 23, 1988, is part of a national non-profit, charitable organization of African-American women. As Links we come together to share our collective strengths, talents, and abilities in organized efforts to substantially impact the quality of life for children and families in the village of Harlem. 


The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation, established in 1946. The membership consists of 12,000 professional women of color in 280 chapters located in 41 states, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. It is one of the nation?s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.

The members of The Links, Incorporated are influential decision makers and opinion leaders. The Links, Inc. has attracted many distinguished women who are individual achievers and have made a difference in their communities and the world. They are business and civic leaders, role models, mentors, activists and volunteers who work towards a common vision by engaging like-minded organizations and individuals for partnership. Links members contribute more than 500,000 documented hours of community service annually ? strengthening their communities and enhancing the nation. The organization is the recipient of awards from the UN Association of New York and the Leon H. Sullivan Foundation for its premier programs. 

Washington, DC is the site of the national headquarters. To learn more about The Links, Incorporated, visit the website at


2014-2016 Officers

President   Inez N. Richardson

1st Vice President  Dawn Hankin Cliette

2nd Vice President   Pam Palanque North

Treasurer   Thelma Dye Holmes

Assistant Treasurer   Monique Davis Gordon

Financial Secretary   Laurie Dubriel

Recording Secretary   Rita Sinkfield Belin

Corresponding Secretary  Tiffany Hall Rhea

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