Sisterhood

Sisterhood

SISTERHOOD & SERVICE

A Rich Legacy
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his provides a glimpse of some of the women who helped mold a legacy to make Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. a powerful force — more than a sorority.

Osceola Macarthy Adams, a founding member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., was one of the first Black actresses on Broadway. She was the Director of the Harlem School of the Arts and directed the theatrical debuts of Harry Belafonte and Sidney Poitier.

Sadie T. M. Alexander, Ph.D., 1st National President (1919-1923), was the nation’s first woman to earn a Ph.D. in economics (1921). A distinguished attorney, she was among the founders of the National Bar Association (1925) and she was appointed to President Truman’s Commission on Civil Rights (1945).

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Illustrious Delta D.E.A.R.S.
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elta D.E.A.R.S. are members of  our illustrious sisterhood  who have been blessed to reach the golden age of 62 years. As a chapter, we pay special tribute to our Delta DEARS through special activities such as a special luncheon during the Christmas holiday. They come with a great wealth of knowledge and history. We honor them, we embrace their awesome legacy, and the shoulders for which we stand. We honor them, we embrace their awesome…  -Read More

Anna Scott Watson, Delta of the Year 2015
DELTA OF THE YEAR 2015
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ach year, the Mobile Alumnae Chapter recognizes a member who exemplifies the qualities of our illustrious sisterhood and has gone beyond the call of duty to make a significant impact on the community, the chapter and the sorority as a whole.

This year we celebrate Anna Scott Watson.  Anna Scott Watson is genuine, dedicated, passionate and giving. To recognize her for the outstanding work she’s done as a member of the of Mobile Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., she has been named the 2015 Delta of the Year.  -Read More

UPCOMING EVENTS

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FIVE POINT PROGRAMMATIC THRUST

Economic Development

Mobile Alumnae Ways and Means Committee is the financial back bearer of our chapter. They conduct fundraisers such as the Peppermint Jazzy Swing, support charity sales and plan workshops in financial planning, investments, and home ownership. In addition, Mobile Alumnae gained 501 (c) (3) status through the D.R.E.A.M. Foundation to help strengthen and expand the charitable, educational, scientific programs of our organization.  -Read More

Educational Development

The Mobile Alumnae Chapter sponsors exceptional programs designed to enhance the career and academic development of our youth. This may also take on the form of scholarships for college preparation, academic workshops and mentoring. Members of the Mobile Alumnae Chapter also serve as career day speakers, role models and workshop facilitators to share their personal triumphs and achievements in their professional fields. -Read More

International Awareness & Involvement

In 1955, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. funded the maternity wing of the Thika Memorial Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa now called the Mary Sick of the Mission Hospital.  Mobile Alumnae has supported our national effort to assist with funds used for equipment, property maintenance, program expansion and the training of practical nurses and midwives. The addition of the maternity wing in Kenya has resulted in a decrease in maternal deaths and infant mortality. We continue to also support efforts to assist those devastated by the earthquake in Haiti and wear red ribbons in support of World AIDS Day.  -Read More

Political Awareness & Involvement

The Political Action Committee of the Mobile Alumnae Chapter sponsor voter registration drives to increase the number of voters in our communities.  Each year, members of the PAC spearhead our participation in Delta Days at the State Capitol in Montgomery, AL and Delta Days at the Nation’s Capitol in Washington, DC to monitor elections, public policies, and laws affecting our African American communities. Locally, we hosted a “Greek Get Out the Vote” rally our Greeks to help us to encourage and bring awareness to citizens in our community of the  importance of voting in the elections.  -Read More

Physical & Mental Health

Our chapter supports our sorority’s national efforts to provide health education programs to prevent at risk-behaviors and to promote healthy lifestyles for our families and the community. Mobile Alumnae sponsors teams for the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, Breast Cancer Walk, the University of South Alabama  Annual GO Run for Gynecologic Oncology Cancer.  We also participate in the Prichard Relay for Life in which Mobile Alumnae wear custom t-shirts in remembrance of sorors we lost and sorors who are survivors of cancer.  -Read More

 

A NOTE FROM THE PRESIDENT

Mobile Alumnae Chapter is committed to sisterhood, scholarship, and service. Further, we are dedicated to making an impact on the community, as we reflect on the legacy of our 22 Founders and our lifetime commitment to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. Mobile Alumnae Chapter has a rich and illustrious history in serving our community. Since we are a public service organization, our chapter strives first and foremost to be as visible as we can be in our community. Mobile Alumnae uses the collective strengths of our membership and our community to promote academic excellence, to provide scholarships, and to offer support to the underserved by way of our signature programs.

Dr. Hannah Edwards Hart
President, Mobile Alumnae Chapter