African American Leadership Greenville (AALG)

Focus Area: High School Graduation
318 Members
$429,678

United Way AALG has a strong legacy of uniting African Americans in our community under a banner of leadership, philanthropy and volunteerism.

AALG members participate in a range of service opportunities, from mentoring teens in area schools to participating in United Way Hands On Greenville Day. Year-round networking and social events provide a great opportunity to connect with other community leaders, both personally and professionally.

Engage

New Member CelebrationHeld during the first quarter of each year, this is an opportunity to meet new members, and hear what AALG has planned for the year.

Summer SoireeThis signature event encourages membership prospects and focuses on the upcoming campaign. Included is an outreach project to provide support for an identified community need.

MentoringAALG members connect with high school students in need of positive role models and provide a vision of what can be accomplished through hard work and education.

AALG MLK Dreamer Scholarship: Awarded to a deserving high school senior in Greenville County in pursuit of higher education, the AALG Dreamer Scholarship is awarded as part of the annual MLK Dream Weekend.

Talented Tenth Greenville Conference: This annual conference creates a platform for minority leadership, professional development and networking. AALG partners with Talented Tenth Greenville to provide quality educational sessions for members and attendees in the community.

Leadership

Calvin Calhoun, Chair

SunTrust

Felicia Douglas, Vice Chair

The Legacy Group

AALG Council

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