Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Celebrates United Nations Day with a Global Passport to the World

9/13/2016, 3:39 p.m.
On Saturday, October 22, 2016, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated – Omicron Tau Omega and Chi Omicron Omega Chapters—in partnership ...
Candice Richmond, Raquell Garrett, Renee Addams, Honorable Teta Banks, Regina Carrington, Kari Gray-Smith, Tanisha Harrell and Bonita Green-Gambrell​/Photography by: Maurya W. Glaude

HOUSTON, TX – On Saturday, October 22, 2016, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated – Omicron Tau Omega and Chi Omicron Omega Chapters—in partnership with SW Diversity and Inclusion Committee of Houston Community College (HCC) will host an International Festival, “Global Passport to the World” in celebration of United Nations (UN) Day. This multicultural event will take place at the HCC West Loop Campus, 5601 West Loop South Houston, TX 77081 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

The “Global Passport to the World” International Festival is a day filled with food, fashion and culture. United Nations representatives, students and community guests are invited to dress in their favorite cultural attire to make the afternoon festive. Dr. Carolyn Davis, Director of Career Planning and Resources at HCC and Global Impact Co-Chairmen from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Kari Gray-Smith and Renee Adams, collaborated on the event to educate the community about UN Day. “Mutual respect and the willingness to learn from each other are essential if we are to become one global family,” Adams said. More information about this event may be found on Social Media: @akasorority1908, #GlobalImpact #LNDS #AKA1908

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated is an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908. It is the oldest Greek-letter organization established by African-American college-educated women with more than 283,000 members in the United States, Liberia, the Bahamas, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Germany, South Korea, Bermuda, Japan, Canada, South Africa and the Middle East. The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Omicron Tau Omega Chapter was founded in Spring, Texas in 1985 to serve the north Houston community through the implementation of the regional and international programs. The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Chi Omicron Omega Chapter was founded in 2004 to serve the West Houston communities of Katy, Cypress-Fairbanks, Alief, Richmond, and Rosenberg. For more information on Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and its programs, visit www.aka1908.com.