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Morristown Alumnae Starts Its Program Year with a Walk to Prevent Suicide

Submitted by Ferlanda Fox Nixon Members of the Morristown Alumnae Chapter participated in the Out of the Darkness Morris County Walk hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in Chatham, New Jersey, on Sept. 18. The event raised more than $90,000, exceeding its goal by $23,000. Walking side-by-side with hundreds of others, Morristown Alumnae …

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Philadelphia Alumnae COVID Response Team Is Making A Difference

Submitted by Co-Chairs:  Dr. Cheryl Oakman and Leslie Marant Beginning in February 2021, in response to the CDC Foundation and the City of Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s request to receive help in providing more equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine in underserved Black and Brown communities, the Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta …

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Philadelphia Alumnae Encourages Community to Step Into Wellness

Submitted by Nikita Peden, Leslie Marant and Robin Wheeler, Co-Chairs Physical and Mental Health The Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter, led by its Physical and Mental Health committee, invited the community to a virtual health and wellness event “Stepping into Wellness,” on May 2, 2021. The purpose was to share DeltaCare Initiatives by promoting physical and mental …

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Greater Waterbury Area Alumnae Supports downtown Banner Project

Submitted by Evelyn Oliver Knight The Greater Waterbury Area Alumnae Chapter purchased a banner to support the Downtown Pole Banner Sponsorship Program. The banners highlight organizations who serve the community and meet the needs of an ever changing city. Since its inception, more than 65 pole banners have been sponsored. The colorful orange banners include …

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Morristown Alumnae Helps Its Community Prepare for Hurricane Season

By Ferlanda Fox Nixon To help prepare the residents of its community for the current hurricane season (June 1-November 30), the members of the Morristown Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, held an informational webinar during National Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 9-15). The event provided tips and best practices to follow during a …

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Project D.S.T. – A Delaware Statewide Service Initiative

Submitted by Dawnée A. Watson-Bouie Extra! Extra! Read All About the collective action and service to the State of Delaware Communities.  Many communities are being vaccinated, feeling more hopeful and looking forward to safely returning to the “new normal” of our country and looking forward to living in a post-pandemic world.  However, many African-American and …

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Montclair Alumnae Educates Community on Human Trafficking

Submitted by Paquita Mason On May 25, 2021 Montclair Alumnae Chapter in collaboration with New Jersey Coalition against Human Trafficking presented a Human Trafficking 101 Webinar. Hosted by Political Awareness & Involvement Committee chaired by Sharon Cockey, Esq. There are multiple categories of trafficking. ·         Anyone can be a trafficker. ·         Anyone can be trafficked. ·         Everyone can …

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Westchester Alumnae Empowers Through “Reading is Resistance” Program

Submitted by Melissa Roy On June 18, 2021 (Juneteenth), Westchester Alumnae Chapter (WAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated will continue its highly successful “Reading is Resistance” program with a virtual community book discussion moderated by Ilyasah Shabazz! All are welcome to join the dialog about The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther …

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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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Recap: Virtual Eastern Regional Meeting

Submitted by Jo-Ann Raines Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated from across the Dynamic and Historic Eastern Region gathered on May 22, 2021 for the first virtual regional meeting. The more than 4,200 members in attendance were welcomed by Lesli Foster and Allison Seymour, members of the sorority who are part of the WUSA-9 …

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