Welcome to the Website of the Great Lakes Region, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated


AKA Great Lakes Regional Director, Toni KendrickWelcome and thank you for visiting the GREAT, Great Lakes Region’s Website. I greet you on behalf of the Region’s 3,800 dynamic, determined and dedicated members, who proudly represent the great states of Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, Western New York and Western Pennsylvania.

It is an honor and privilege to serve as the 28th Great Lakes Regional Director. Together, with 96 empowered chapters committed to providing programs that benefit our local communities, we are prepared, poised, and ready to meet the needs of our communities and continue to advance the legacy of our founders ─ to be of service to all mankind.

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As we transition to a new administration, and prepare for the sorority’s international program initiatives “Launching New Dimension of Service,” we invite you to continue visiting our website for continuous updates. Please feel free to visit www.aka1908.com for additional information regarding the international programs, leadership, history and life of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

I welcome you to support our activities at both the local and national levels as we work together to advance the mission of our organization.

Thank you,

Toni S. Kendrick
Great Lakes Regional Director



AKA is dedicated to improving the quality of life for citizens worldwide and promoting peace.

Our membership is comprised of distinguished women who boast excellent academic records, proven leadership skills, and are involved in the global community through advocacy and service. Alpha Kappa Alpha has dedicated itself to improving the quality of life for citizens worldwide and promoting peace.


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Service Is Our Mission

In 2012 we logged over 1.7 million volunteer hours and benefitted over 12.8 million persons. Within the Great Lakes Region we logged over 82,298 volunteer hours and benefitted over 398,768 persons.