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Philadelphia Alumnae Hosts Three-part Founders Day Celebration

Submitted by Blinda Fleming Stephens, First Vice President On Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 the Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter (PAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. virtually celebrated 108 years of sisterhood, scholarship, and service, in a three-part observance. The festivities included: Litany of Remembrance honoring Founder Pauline Oberdorfer Minor, a Rededication Ceremony and a program featuring …

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Delta Sigma Theta Broadens its Reach in Africa

Submitted by Tanisha Mallett, Member, Eastern Region Information and Communications Committee Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, expanded its global presence with the chartering of chapter 1061: West Africa Alumnae Chapter. The new chapter is the third chapter in the continent of Africa and the 147th chapter in the Dynamic and Historic Eastern Region. More than …

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North Jersey Alumnae Goes RED for Heart Health

Submitted by Jo-Ann Raines In the month of February, North Jersey Alumnae Chapter highlighted the importance of heart health for women, especially African Americans, who are at higher risk for heart disease. Moving seamlessly from an in-person event in past years to a virtual experience in 2021, the Physical and Mental Health Committee provided a …

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Morristown Alumnae Promotes Black Culture in Its Community

By Ferlanda Fox Nixon “Say it loud! I’m Black and I’m proud!” During the first four months of 2021, the members of the Morristown Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, demonstrated their unabashed pride in their Black culture. Through a series of engaging workshops, Morristown Alumnae provided valuable cooking and hair care tips …

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Delta Sigma Theta Makes Its Presence Official in Southern Africa

By Chanta L. Jackson, Eastern Regional Journalist As the old African proverb goes, “each seed waits for its time to be sowed.” Well, the delay has ended, and Chapter 1059 is here! Chartered on April 11, 2021, Southern Africa Alumnae Chapter became the 146th chapter of the Dynamic and Historic Eastern Region of Delta Sigma …

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Maryland State Social Action Hosts Virtual Delta Days

Submitted by Vanice Antrum and Nicole Y. Drew The late Shirley Chisholm said, “You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines,” and the Maryland chapters did not let the pandemic deter them from their state advocacy.  Under the leadership of Nicole Y. Drew, Esq. (Montgomery County (MD) Alumnae), the Maryland State Social Action Committee …

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Paterson Alumnae Hosts EmpowerHER Women And Mental Health Empowerment Through Stressful Times

and Submitted by Tanisha E. Tuck Paterson Alumnae Chapter did it again!  On May 29, PAC held another community webinar; this time focusing on the five-point programmatic thrust of Physical and Mental Health.   Three presenters, all Deltas by the way, Dr. Latoya Gaines, PsyD, Dr. Erica N. Stewart, PsyD and Tanisha E. Tuck, LSW seamlessly …

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Multitalented Morristown Alumnae Member Uses Gifts to Benefit Others

By Marcelyn Joseph Newly initiated into Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, through the Morristown Alumnae Chapter on Sept. 26, 2020, Aubree Ashtynn Dumas refuses to let grass grow under her feet. Dumas immediately began making significant contributions to the chapter despite being one of its youngest members. She supports the chapter’s Arts and Letters Committee; …

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