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Rancocas Valley Alumnae’s Mission…Change the Narrative

Submitted by Andrea Moffitt We have all heard the saying, “When America catches a cold, Black America catches the flu.” Communities of color have experienced inequities in health, employment, education; the list is daunting.  The emergence and persistence of the pandemic have created a glaring spotlight on such inequities and the deleterious impact on our …

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Bronx Alumnae Raises Awareness of Human Trafficking

Submitted by Karen Skinner-Parkes On Saturday, Feb. 12, 2021 at 10 a.m. the Delta Academy program of the Bronx Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated held its first session. The COVID-19 Pandemic has limited the ability to have in-person sessions, therefore the session was held via Zoom. Committee Chair Keimisa Larrier, and Co-Chairs …

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Philadelphia Alumnae Sponsors Buy Black Extravaganza

Submitted by Event Co-Chairs Kimberly A. Lloyd and Yvette D. Styer The Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter kicked-off Black History Month by supporting Black-Owned Businesses with a Virtual Pop-up event called “The Buy Black Extravaganza!” on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021.   The goal of the event was to provide minority-owned businesses with exposure to the vast purchasing power …

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Bronx Alumnae Hosts a Virtual “pink Goes Red” Experience

Submitted by Karen Skinner-Parkes On Feb. 5, 2021, chapters of Bronx Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated (BXACDST) and Eta Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (Eta Omega Omega) partnered for the annual Healthy Heart Pink Goes Red program. This was the seventh year that Bronx Alumnae partnered with Eta …

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Philadelphia Alumnae Hosts MLK Day Red Sofa Community Conversation

Submitted by: Leslie Marant, Physical and Mental Health Committee Co-Chair, and Marvetta Coleman, Social Action Co-Chair The Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter (PAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated hosted a virtual “On The Red Sofa Community Conversation” on MLK, Jr. Day of Service, Jan. 18, 2021. The PAC Social Action Committee together with the Physical and …

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Reflections: Red Table Talk Part II with Delta Dears

“Staying Connected and Engaged” Submitted by Norma J. Hatot-King Launched in November 2020 under the Membership Services Committee, the ground-breaking Red Table Talk initiative celebrated Part II on Feb. 10, 2021 by asking more than 500 Delta Dears to share their perspectives on staying connected and engaged. Moderator Gail Mitchell opened the session by reading …

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Rancocas Valley Alumnae Salutes Its Golden Delta Dears

Submitted By Andrea Moffitt The Membership Committee of the Rancocas Valley Alumnae Chapter decided that no pandemic would get in the way of honoring the achievements and work of their Golden Delta Dears. Led by Membership Services Committee Chair and Chapter Vice President Cheryl A. Lee, RVAC celebrated 15 Golden Delta Dears via a virtual …

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For North Arundel County Alumnae, It’s About Caring for Families

Submitted by Tiffany Graham For more than nine years, the North Arundel County Alumnae Chapter (NACAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated’s Physical and Mental Health Committee has led and executed the Caring for Families Initiative (CFFI) in collaboration with the Anne Arundel County Department of Health (MD). The CFFI identifies and provides support to …

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Paterson Alumnae “Rocks The Ribbon” and Continues The Fight

Submitted by Dawn Blakely-Harper, Jean Medley, Charmain Charles and Tanisha E. Tuck On Dec. 1, 2020, the Paterson Alumnae Chapter of Paterson, New Jersey held a virtual World AIDS Day program; continuing our legacy of HIV/AIDS awareness.  World AIDS Day, designated on the first day of December since 1988, is an international day of awareness …

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