Impact

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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Chester (PA) Alumnae Raises the Bar With Dinner En Noir

Submitted by Kamira Evans The Chester (PA) Alumnae Chapter’s Signature Event, Diner en Noir, is designed to celebrate Black Love in all of its forms. This year’s Virtual Diner En Noir consisted of two hours of music, food, and fun. Almost 120 households (nearly 170 people!) took part in the festivities. Everyone joined via Zoom from the …

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Washington Metropolitan Area-Wide Founders Day Proves To Be Impactful DMV Day of Service

Submitted by LeStancia N. Spaght Despite unusual circumstances brought on by a pandemic, 26 chapters across the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia transitioned the traditional Washington Metropolitan Area-Wide Founders Day Event, into the DMV Day of Service (DoS).  Held on January 30, 2021, chapters from both the Eastern and South Atlantic Regions hosted service …

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Philadelphia Alumnae Sponsors Food Insecurity Project

Submitted by Committee Chair, Wanda Sabb, Third Vice President One of the prevailing topics of this notable time in the nation’s history has been the economic impact the pandemic has had on communities of color. In addition to rampant social injustices and educational inequalities, many families were faced with the dilemma of finding ways to …

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Morristown Alumnae’s Fitness Friday Relaxes, Rejuvenates Community Members

Submitted by Aubree Ashtynn Dumas The Morristown Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, hosted its first Fitness Friday wellness event on Jan. 29, 2021, leading approximately 25 participants on a virtual journey through mind, body, and soul. After setting the tone with uplifting music, Morristown Alumnae member Aubree Ashtynn Dumas opened the program …

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Chester (PA) Alumnae Making Moves With Local Documentary

Submitted by Kamira Evans Chester (PA) Alumnae Chapter is making history — and documentaries! CAC recently screened its documentary We Been Here, an exploration of the history of the Black community in Delaware County, the chapter’s service area. This film fulfilled a significant need in the service area because the stories of the Black community have been …

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