Solano Valley Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

P.O. Box 3475, Fairfield, CA 94533
707-246-7401
http:/www.svadst.com

Description

Delta Sigma Theta is an international non-profit public service organization. A wide range of programs address education, health, international development, and strengthening of the African American family and the community at large. Delta Sigma Theta provides public service initiatives through its Five-Point Program Thrust of Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health, and Political Awareness and Involvement.

Mission Statement

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is an organization of college-educated women committed to the constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the Black community. Public service focus is through its Five-Point Program Thrust of Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health, and Political Awareness and Involvement.

Programs

Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy, "Embracing Girl Power on Purpose," focuses on current issues and trends of middle school aged young women age 11-14. The Delta Academy program is organized by the Sorority’s Five-Point Programmatic Thrust and places emphasis to ensure that young girls are ready, prepared to be leaders in the ever-changing world of the 21st Century, through science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

EMBODI (Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence) is designed and focuses on the plight of African American males. The STEM base program is to empower young men of color, ages 13 – 17, with life skills and build opportunities for developing independence and success through educational support and professional guidance.

Accomplishments

1. Held an engaging, interactive educational 9 week Youth Initiative Program Series with 98% attendance rate. Received two 2019 National Convention of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Exemplary Chapter Program Awards - 3rd Place for EMBODI and Honorable Mention for Delta Academy.

2. Solano Valley Alumnae Chapter has awarded academic scholarships in the amount of $13,000 to 11 deserving high school senior young ladies.

Communities Served

Dixon
Fairfield
Vacaville
Vallejo
Rio Vista
Suisun
Solano County

Populations Served

Infants & Children
Youth & Adolescents
Families

Organization Information

Category: Youth Enrichment
IRS Determination Date: Jan 10, 1967
EIN: 52-1338072
Budget: $50,001 to $100,000
Board Size: 16 or more members
Staff Size: All Volunteer

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