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National Total Program of Work

Theme:  “Celebrating our Legacy: Transforming Lives and Making a Difference……. One Teen, One Lady and One Community at a Time (TLC)"

Vision: (1) Implement the "Total" Program Model so that all committees in the chapters are working together for the same common goal; (2) Synchronize processes and procedures in the Areas so that we are "one" TLOD; (3) Seek out, develop, and train leaders so that there is a steady stream of qualified and prepared officers to keep TLOD on task; and (4) Collaborate with other entities to expand our reach and promote our brand.

Programs will be planned and implemented through the following entities:

National Thrusts

Top Teens of America
Status of Women
Senior Citizens
Community Beautification
Community Partnerships

National Projects

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
National Council of Negro Women (NCNW)
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
TLOD Literacy
Sickle Cell Disease Awareness

Overview of Program Objectives

Top Teens of America (TTA) – "M.O.M.E.N.T.U.M."

  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Fundraiser
  • March of Dimes Fundraiser
  • Dred Scot Project
  • Toastmasters
  • Spelling Bee
  • NIH Bullying Initiative
  • Healthy Choices
  • Graffiti Removal, Recycling, Community Gardens
  • Blessings in a Backpack
  • S.T.E.A.M.Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math
  • Scholarships, TTA Leadership Academy, UNCF

Status of Women (SOW) – "Back to Work"

  • Dress for Success
  • Job Corps
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Job Fair

Senior Citizens – "We Care"

  • Adopt a Senior Facility
  • AARP Life Reimagined Initiative
  • I Am a Survivor Initiative
  • Clinical Trials
  • Computer Training
  • Advocate and Monitor Equity Legislation
  • Health Fairs
  • Nutrition
  • Caregiving

Community Beautification – "America the Beautiful"

  • Keep America Beautiful
  • Great American Cleanup
  • Recycling/Repurposing
  • Graffiti Removal
  • Block Clubs, Neighborhood Watch
  • Adopt-a-Highway
  • Community Gardens

Community Partnership – "Joining Forces"

  • Collaborate with other entities
  • Seek corporate sponsors
  • Raise funds for Programs
  • Solicit Services-in-Kind
  • Promote brand/profile
  • Expand outreach

Traditional Programs of Service

  • Boys and Girls Booked on Barbershops
  • Take a Loved One to the Doctor
  • Make A Difference Day
  • Voters registration Drives
  • Membership Drives
  • TLOD Membership Initiative
  • African American Cemetery Clean-Up