The United Way of the Quad-Cities launched the African American Leadership Society (AALS), Wednesday, JUl 31, 2019, which is a new donor network formed under the umbrella of the United Way made up of local people linked by a common interest to harness the power of African American philanthropy in the area. It works to ensure the growth, sustainability and impact of leaders and organizations committed to improving the life outcomes of our region's African American young people.