CRO’s Lunch in the Park

Youth Leadership Institute Meet & Greet

Date: Saturday, September 23, 2023
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: East Regional Library

Calling all parents and guardians! Chi Rho Omega is looking for boys and girls ages 11-13 to participate in our Youth Leadership Institute (YLI). This program is youth-led and offers a great opportunity for young people to engage in interactive activities, build leadership skills, and the opportunity to serve our community. Registration is now open! Questions? Please contact Soror Ashley Clement,

Third Thursday

Date: Thursday, September 21, 2023
Time: 6:08 pm
Location: Watts & Ward, 200 S Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601

REMINDER: The September Third Thursday is at a new location, “Watts and Ward “, a charming basement cocktail bar with a vintage library vibe featuring plush tufted couches and a delightful selection of artisanal drinks (non-alcoholic options are also available). This event is open to the public. While Watts and Ward is conveniently situated near various food establishments, please note that they do not serve food.

Why Do Black Males Consider Suicide?


Date: Thursday, September 21
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Zoom

Join us on Thursday, September 21, 2023  at 7:00 p.m. for this hour-long seminar, “Why do Black Males Consider Suicide” with Dr. Sean Joe. Dr. Sean Joe is a social work scientist, highlights the emerging science on suicidal behavior among Black Americans, calling attention to important roles of sex and age that reflect not only differences in etiology, but also other important variations in relation to risk, the nature of suicidal behavior and its prevention and practice with Black boys and young men. Register using the link provided or scan the QR code to receive access to this event.

Youth Leader Institute (YLI)

Chi Rho Omega will begin our Youth Leadership Institute (YLI) Saturday, March 11, 2023, 10:00 am at the Zebulon Recreation Center. More details will be provided this week. YLI is a student led leadership program for students ages 11- 13 (middle school). We can’t wait to SOAR with our youth! Registration is required.  Click on the button below to register.


African American Read-In

Chi Rho Omega is partnering with Marbles Kids Museum to host the African American Read-In, Sunday, February 26, 2023 at Marbles in Downtown Raleigh. Join us as we engage with history, reading, art, and fun!   Bring your family and celebrate Black creative thought during Black History Month!  The program is free, but registration is required. Please register to attend by clicking on the button below:

AKA Service Day – Supply Drive

This event is open to the public and will take place from 9:30 am – 11:00  am at the Zebulon Community Center: 301 S. Arendell Ave. Zebulon, NC 27597. This project seeks to benefit the Zebulon Magnet Middle School Mentoring Program which supports roughly 25 male and female students. Requested items for the donation drive include:

• School Supplies
• Hair Care Products
• Oral Hygiene Products
• Feminine Hygiene Products
• Soap/Deodorant/Lotion
• Hair Protective Accessories (i.e. bonnets, do-rags, wave caps)

AKA members interested in reactivating or transferring are welcome to participate in this service project. During the event, donations will be sorted and prepared for delivery which provides a variety of options for participation. For more information or questions, please email:

#CAP College Readiness

Join the #CAP Committee for an ultimate college prep experience: College Readiness: Everything You Need to Know. Join us for an information session about what comes next after you’ve committed to your college of choice. We’ll also have a Q&A session with current college students to share their experiences. – The event will take place via Zoom on April 23, 2022 at 1:00pm. Please register here, or use the qrcode, or click on the image above.

Spring College Expo

#CAP and Target 1: HBCU for life will host our Spring College Expo, Saturday,  March 5, 2022, from 1:00-3:00pm via Zoom. There will be college admissions representatives from HBCUs, public and private colleges and universities in North Carolina and beyond. This will be an opportunity for students to learn the difference between these institutions, and to have their college admissions questions answered live by admissions representatives. We are excited to have the following colleges and universities join us: Clinton College ∙ East Carolina University ∙ Stillman College ∙ University of North Carolina at Greensboro ∙ University of Alabama University of Alabama-Birmingham ∙ UNC Asheville ∙ Saint Augustine’s University ∙ North Carolina Central University ∙ Shaw University. Please register your student here or by clicking on the image above.

33rd African American Read-In

Chi Rho Omega presents the 33rd African American Read-In, Saturday, February 26 at 10:00 am. The virtual read-in will highlight the champions of books, history, fun and celebrate literature and art from Black authors and artists during Black History Month!  Please register here.

No Money, More Problems

The college experience presents a great opportunity to develop important money management skills needed in life. Join Chi Rho Omega’s #CAP Committee for No Money, More Problems, Saturday, February 26, 2022, at 1:00 pm via Zoom. We will share tips on how to manage your money during college and beyond. Please share this information with high school juniors and seniors.  Registration is required. Please register here or click on the image above.

Pink Goes Red Virtual Line Dancing

Get your Heart Pumping and your Feet Stomping by joining the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®, Chi Rho Omega Chapter for our Pink Goes Red Virtual Line Dancing event Friday, February 4, 2022 from 7:00 pm – 8:15pm. We ask for a $5 minimum donation. Proceeds will benefit the American Heart Association. Register and donate here.

Martin Luther King, Jr. International Day of Service Supply Drive – Canceled

**Canceled due to inclement weather**

Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by engaging in a day of service in our communities and around the world to promote peace and community through love in keeping with Dr. King’s life and teachings.

Through AKA Assist, Chi Rho Omega will support women and infants. Chi Rho Omega is partnering with the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle and the ACE Arts Conference Event Center in Knightdale to host a Supply Drive, January 22, 2022, 10:00 am -12:00 pm. Requested Items include: baby diapers and pull ups, baby wipes, soap, toothpaste, textured hair care products, deodorant, feminine products etc. Our goal is to collect 500 items. Please deliver your donation during our drive through event on Saturday, January 22nd.  Our Supply Drive is open to the public.

Conversations: Keeping it Real about Women’s Mental Health

Join Chi Rho Omega’s Target 2 : Women’s Health and Wellness Committee for Conversations: Keeping it Real about Women’s Mental Health, Wednesday, December 15 at 7:00 pm via Zoom. Our panel of clinical behavioral health professionals will provide vital information and share tips to help us manage our mental health. Registration is required. Please register today:

Family Matters: Caregivers’ Resources

Join Chi Rho Omega for Family Matters: Caregivers’ Resources, Monday, November 15 at 7:00 pm via Zoom. As we uplift and support the caregivers in our community, we will share resources to help alleviate common stressors while providing care to our loved ones. During our program, speakers including Keith Shackleford (Warren Shackleford Thomas Attorneys P.L.L.C.), Ron White (Oakfield Insurance) and Rich Gwaltney (Transitions Life Care) will provide life-impacting information for caregivers and family members. Register here for this AKA Impact Day program or click on the image above.

Pink Saturday

Chi Rho Omega’s Target 3: Building Your Economic Legacy Committee presents the Pink Saturday Virtual Black Vendor Expo, Saturday, November 13, 11:00 am via Zoom. Enjoy shopping with Black owned businesses from the comfort of your home! Registration is required. Register here on by clicking the image above. The list of participating vendors is located here.

CRO Lucky 13 Virtual 5K Walk/Run

Put on your running shoes and register for the Lucky 13 Virtual Run/Walk, Saturday, November 13, 2021. Proceeds will benefit the Cultivating Resources and Opportunities Community Foundation.

The CRO Community Foundation awards scholarships annually to students residing in Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell and Zebulon.

Run/walk 3.1 miles with your friends and family on 11/13 or any other day that works best for you. Then, take picture with wearing your t-shirt and finisher medal and post it to your social media pages using the hashtag #CROlucky13.  Click here to register today.

So You Want To Play College Sports?

Pink Monday: Breast Cancer Awareness Impact Day

CAP: No Money, More Problems

College Essay Writing 101

Financial Literacy Workshop

CFNC, HBCU’s & PWI’s: Oh My!

Nutrition For Life

Spring College Expo & College Panel

Financial Freedom

African American Read-In

#CAP – FAFSA Basics

Heart To Heart Chat

2021 Virtual Founders Day

Join Chi Rho Omega for our Founders’ Day and Reactivation Celebration on Friday, January 24, 2021 at 2 pm. We will celebrate 113 years of service and honor our Silver, Life, Pearl, Golden, and Diamond members.

Register today as it closes on January 21st.

*PLEASE NOTE: this event is for members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. 
Attire is PEARLfectly Pretty in Pink.
We look forward to seeing you at our Founders’ Day Celebration.