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Southern Africa Alumnae Celebrates Its First Year

Submitted by Tunuka M Gray On Monday, April 11, 2022, the Southern Africa Alumnae Chapter (SAAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated celebrated its one-year charter anniversary. SAAC is the sorority’s 1059th chapter and part of the Dynamic and Historic Eastern Region. Furthermore, the SAAC is the first DST chapter in the Southern Africa region …

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Mu Beta Fights for Fair Equitable Housing 

Submitted by Lauren Bordeaux & Amaya Cheek  From studying the poverty trends in our country, Past National President Fudge recalled early the differences zip codes had on determining the quality of one’s education, housing, and income. These differences became exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, with a On Feb. 23, 2022, the Mu Beta Chapter at …

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Philadelphia & Middletown DE Alumnae Partner for March of Dimes Initiative

Submitted by Tyheshia Davis and Tiffany Wilson On the evening of Jan. 13, 2022, Middletown -Delaware- Alumnae Chapter (MAC) in collaboration with Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter (PAC) delivered 411 NEW children’s books to Christiana Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Newark, Delaware. This relief effort contributed $3,694.89 in book donations, more than100 volunteer hours and exceeded …

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Philadelphia Alumnae Celebrates 95 years

Submitted by C. Gloria Akers, Advisor 95th Anniversary Celebration On a damp and rainy Feb. 2, 2022, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority (DST), Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter (PAC), rolled out its first 95th Anniversary Service Partnership with Life Turning Point of Philadelphia (LTPP). With ABC, CBS, and NBC television cameras rolling, Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter President Dr. Penny …

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Frederick County Alumnae Welcomes Nikki Giovanni

Submitted by Olivia White Award-winning poet, Nikki Giovanni, brought her poetry to an enthusiastic audience at Hood College in Frederick, MD, Feb. 22, 2022. A large delegation of sorors, representing Frederick County Alumnae Chapter and surrounding chapters, warmly greeted Soror Giovanni and roundly applauded her theme of the importance of African-American stories in understanding the …

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New Jersey Deltas Receive Honorary Resolution

Submitted by Andrea Moffitt Soror McKenna Samson, Communications Specialist, New Jersey Senate Majority Office and Rancocas Valley Alumnae Chapter (RVAC) member, was tasked with planning, coordinating and executing a NJ Senate Honorary Resolution, S-154, sponsored by Senator Sandra Cunningham. Resolution.  S-154 recognizes the accomplishments, contributions, and 109-year legacy and social action impact of our beloved …

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Tragic Fire Motivates Philadelphia Alumnae To Launch Impact 22 Project

Submitted by Leslie Fletcher and Sabrina Scott Feggins On Jan. 5, 2022, a horrific and deadly duplex rowhouse fire claimed the lives of 12 members of two families in Philadelphia, including nine children and three adults, who were sisters. The matriarch of this family lost two daughters and eight grandchildren. This unimaginable tragedy, one of …

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Renowned Journalist and Honorary Member Stresses Importance of Coverage Embracing Culture

Submitted by Chanta L. Jackson, Eastern Regional Journalist Perspectives matter. That’s what Abby Phillip, Honorary Member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and CNN Senior Political Correspondent, told attendees — many of whom represented Delta chapters from across the Garden State — during Kean University’s Distinguished  Lecture Series on Feb. 28. “We are all obviously …

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West Africa Alumnae hosts second Taste of Africa cooking series

Submitted by Prisca Anuolam and Regina Fuller The West Africa Alumnae Chapter (WAAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated held the second class of the Taste of Africa cooking series on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022. Chartered April 18, 2021, the West Africa Alumnae Chapter is part of the sorority’s Dynamic and Historic Eastern Region.  A …

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Philadelphia Alumnae Hosts World AIDS Day podcast

Submitted by Concetta Lilly and Trina McLaine The International Awareness & Involvement (IA&I) Committee of the Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter (PAC) collaborated with Femme Noir Files to present a podcast for World AIDS Day 2021 titled “Ending the HIV Epidemic, Equitable Access, Everyone’s Voice.” The podcast began with an introduction by Co-Chair, Concetta Lilly, followed by …

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