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“A Conversation on Black Sisterhood and Suffrage”

Submitted by C. Gloria Akers Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, granting women the right to vote, Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter was invited by the Free Library of Philadelphia to participate in Making Her Mark, a visual exhibit and lecture series from November 2020 – October 2021. On March …

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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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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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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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New York Alumnae Chapter – The First Graduate Chapter: 100 Years of Sisterhood, Scholarship and Service

“Honoring our Past, Celebrating our Present, Envisioning our Future” Submitted by Monique Jackson-Dickens In the 1920s, the Women’s Suffrage Movement led to the ratification of the 19th Amendment, the Great Migration led to the Harlem Renaissance. Harlem was the right location to continue the social activism implemented by the 22 collegiate illustrious Founders who began …

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The Federal City Alumnae Chapter celebrates 50 years of Sisterhood, Scholarship, and Service in the Washington D.C. area.

Submitted by Antoinette Harper The Federal City Alumnae Chapter (The FCAC) hosted a Virtual Gala in honor of the chapter’s 50th Anniversary. The Gala was a culmination of a yearlong celebration with a focus each month on a different programmatic activity.  Originally, a formal black-tie gala was planned.  However, COVID-19 brought all plans to a …

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Providence Alumnae Marks Five Decades of Service In Rhode Island

Submitted by Jacqui Tisdale, PhD Countdown to Fifty was the theme as the Providence Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated celebrated 50 years of Sisterhood, Scholarship, and Service! The chapter decided to launch its week-long celebration with chapter members, current and past, by sharing photo memories. First, they focused on the Charter Members of …

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Bronx Alumnae Hosts Reclamation Weekend

Submitted by Yvonette Powell With Reclamation as its focus, the Membership Committee of Bronx Alumnae Chapter planned a fun-filled and impactful weekend of activities with the goal of welcoming inactive members back into the fold and providing an opportunity for members to fellowship and enjoy each other. While working to reclaim inactive members, it was …

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Eastern Regional Leadership Hosts First Virtual Town Hall

Submitted by Chanta L. Jackson Eastern Regional Director Rosie Allen-Herring and Eastern Regional Representative Nadege DeBrosse hosted their first Virtual Town Hall on Nov. 15, 2020. The gathering was meant to provide a forum for chapter presidents and primary advisors to have candid conversations with regional leadership, to receive timely updates and share best practices. …

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