Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority partners with local APS high school in preparation for Earth Day

The South Atlantic Region of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., is partnering with Maynard H. Jackson High School’s Engineering Early College Academy by conducting its community service project “Earth Day 2010: Enthusiastically Safeguarding our Planet” from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, April 22. The school is located at 801 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, 303016. This interactive environmental and emergency-preparedness workshop will teach students how to use ecologically friendly practices, think critically about making the right decisions to protect the environment and how to protect themselves during natural disaster emergencies.

Focusing on environmental responsibility, the workshop is a key service component of the sorority’s international Go Green initiative. The activity is part of the 57th South Atlantic Regional Conference for members from Georgia, Florida and South Carolina being held April 22-25 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in downtown Atlanta. News media representatives are invited to cover the workshop and key participants will be available for interview upon request. 

About Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is America’s first Greek-letter organization founded in 1908 by, and for, black college women. Headquartered in Chicago, Ill., it is one of the world’s leading service organizations. The sorority serves all mankind through a nucleus of more than 250,000 women in over 930 chapters in the U.S., the Caribbean, Germany, Korea, Japan and Africa. For more information, visit

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