MLO Combats Childhood Hunger
MLO Combats Childhood Hunger

MLO partnered with the Culver City School District on an innovative program to address childhood hunger for the AKA Community Impact Day.  The Backpacks For Kids Program prepares backpacks filled with food for children in need and distributes them every Friday so that children have food to eat over the weekend.  MLO got food ready

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MLO Launches the 2017-18 ASCEND Program!
MLO Launches the 2017-18 ASCEND Program!

MLO welcomed new students at our orientation session for the final cycle of the ASCEND Youth Enrichment Program. We talked about life goals, the HBCU experience, and had a beautiful exhibit on the 17 sustainable goals being highlighted for United Nations Day 2017. We also learned some great facts about Thurgood Marshall as we prepare

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MLO Shines at the 2017 NAMIWalks 5K
MLO Shines at the 2017 NAMIWalks 5K

MLO had our largest team yet of Pink Lady Stigma Busters at the 2017 NAMIWalks 5K in downtown Los Angeles!  The AKA/NAMI Partnership has been successful in raising awareness about mental illness in the black community and helping people find help through the excellent programs at NAMI.  We walked in support of our local affiliate

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MLO Presents 2017 Hot Pink Affair:  Cufflinks & Pearls
MLO Presents 2017 Hot Pink Affair: Cufflinks & Pearls

Mu Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the Ivy Centennial Foundation hosted another amazing Hot Pink Affair at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel on Sunday, June 25th. This year’s theme, “Cuff Links & Pearls” was a fun-filled afternoon of celebrating our scholarship recipients and raising funds for scholarships and community programs. We

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Mu Lambda Omega Chapter Supports Backpacks for Kids Programs
Mu Lambda Omega Chapter Supports Backpacks for Kids Programs

On April 22 and 23, 2017, Mu Lambda Omega Chapter and ASCEND Students volunteered to support the Culver City School Board and PTA’s Food Drive to benefit their   Backpacks for Kids Program. The goal of the program is to combat childhood hunger by discreetly providing nutritious, child-friendly, and easy-to-prepare food to chronically hungry children. The

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Mu Lambda Omega Chapter Volunteers at CicLAvia
Mu Lambda Omega Chapter Volunteers at CicLAvia

On Sunday, March 26, 2017, thirty members of Mu Lambda Omega and four of our ASCEND students volunteered at CicLAvia – Culver City Meets Venice Beach. CicLAvia is an open street event where streets are closed to motor vehicles and open for the public to walk, bike, and skate through the streets. The six-mile stretch

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Mu Lambda Omega and ASCEND Students Attend Black College Expo
Mu Lambda Omega and ASCEND Students Attend Black College Expo

Mu Lambda Omega Chapter continues to participate in community activities such as the Black College Expo to ensure that high school students have the opportunity to gain insights on college life, scholarships, future career goals, and meet with representative from historically black colleges and universities. Members Eleanor Wallace and Jeshana Johnson, along with our ASCEND

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MLO hosts 100 Girls for Hidden Figures Film
MLO hosts 100 Girls for Hidden Figures Film

What happens when your organize an energetic cheer squad, an inspirational panel of speakers, STEM workshops and resources as door prizes, a historical photo gallery featuring the actual mathematicians and engineers depicted in the film, along with the women of MLO and women in our community who are STEM professionals, AND a film portraying powerful

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MLO Featured in Summer 2016 Ivy Leaf Magazine
MLO Featured in Summer 2016 Ivy Leaf Magazine

Mu Lambda Omega Chapter was featured in the Summer 2016 edition of the Ivy Leaf Magazine on page 101 highlighting our collaborative effort for the 2016 AKA/NAMI Community Impact Day.  MLO’s Health Initiative Committee and ASCEND Program joined in support of the community-wide NAMI Diversity Conference “Bridging the Cultural Divide: Beyond Evidence-Based Practice In Diverse

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Madame Regional Director Carol Dixon Installs MLO 2017 Officers
Madame Regional Director Carol Dixon Installs MLO 2017 Officers

Mu Lambda Omega chapter had the honor of hosting the 25th Far Western Regional Director Carol Dixon at our December 2016 chapter meeting and holiday luncheon.  We had the double honor of having Madame Regional Director install the MLO Officers for 2017.  Pictured here is the 24th Far Western Regional Director and MLO member Dr.

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