Programs

 

The Dallas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. provides an extensive array of public service initiatives through our Five-Point Program Thrust of Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health, and Political Awareness and Involvement. Listed below are our program committees and responsibilities:

Arts & Letters

Promote individual and community awareness of artistic endeavors; encourage the development of individuals and collective skills in the liberal arts.


Delta Academy, Delta G.E.M.S., E.M.B.O.D.I. and TASPers

Responsible for coordinating activities for the sorority’s signature youth programs, as well as, Dallas Alumnae’s signature youth program. For more information, click the respective link. Delta Academy | Delta G.E.M.S. | E.M.B.O.D.I. | TASPers


Delta Gems & Jewels and Family & Friends

Responsible for coordinating activities of the Delta Mothers & Friends and provide assistance of Delta Duds.


Jabberwock

Major fund-raising event; Responsible for coordinating activities with the objective to make contributions to the community (college scholarships and community outreach). Click here more information about Jabberwock.


Physical & Mental Health

Responsible for promoting good physical and mental health of Deltas and the community in accordance with Grand Chapter’s current initiatives.


Program Planning & Development

Responsible for planning and coordinating projects fostering community services and economic development, including Delta Academy, G.E.M.S., Joy Woodfork Beauty Salon, Community Market Festival, Teen Town Hall, and Project SEE.


Social Action

The Social Action Committee promotes leadership, advocacy and empowerment to effect social change and public policy in the community. The committee is the vehicle through which the Sorority establishes a position on an emerging or perennial public issue, determines the action to be taken, and directs the actions of our members. The committee implements projects and programs that stimulate social action and educate members and the community on current issues. Our focus are:

To keep the community informed of current local and national issues, so as to be effective citizens and advocates;

To encourage political awareness and participation in events, issues and concerns of the African American community;

To foster increased elections or appointments of African American women in governmental policy-making positions, nationally and locally;

To develop an appreciation within the African-American community of its influence, especially among its women;

To encourage endorsement of legislation, national and locally, with particular interest to African Americans and women;

To be knowledgeable of the accomplishments or inaction by local judicial and administrative agencies and officials;

To volunteer as leaders in civic and social action organizations.


Scholarship & Education Support

Responsible for selecting the scholarship recipient(s) and creating procedures to be used in awarding all scholarships. To implement other educational initiatives as mandated by Grand Chapter or as deemed necessary by the chapter. Click here for more information about the scholarship.