Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. – Volunteers In Action
As the Southern Region of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., convened for their regional conference, which was held in Tampa, FL, on Thursday, June 26th, CMG welcomed a select group of distinctive ladies, that specifically signed-up to share their time and talents at our Lee Davis location, for their Community Impact Day.
Through the coordination efforts of Delta Soror, Kareen Moreland, two events were held simultaneously. The first event was a curriculum-based workshop, for individuals in the community that wanted to either learn or increase their knowledge of Microsoft Word. Several of the Sorors worked independently with their adult-learner counterparts, and many came away with completed resumes!
The second event was a social media challenge, where additional Sorors were asked to help CMG to increase its visibility on social media outlets, such as Facebook and Twitter. Sorors engaged their friends and family members to ‘Like’ and ‘Follow’ CMG, by utilizing their own electronic devices, (e.g. smartphones, laptops, and tablets). From the beginning of the year, up to Thursday morning, June 26th, CMG had a totoal fo 251 ‘Likes’ on the Facebook page. As a direct result of the Delta’s involvement and engagement, CMG, saw an increase of 65% on Facebook, within 3 days!
Finally, early on Saturday morning, June 28th, at Curtis Hixon Park, along Tampa’s famed Riverwalk, Delta Sigma Theta presented CMG a financial donation, which will aid in further program development for CMG’s STEM Corps.
About Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., is a private, nonprofit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. Since its founding more than 200,000 women have joined the organization. the organization is a sisterhood of predominantly Black, college educated women. The sorority currently has 1,000 collegiate and alumnae chapters located in the United States, England, Japan (Tokyo and Okinawa), Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas, Jamaica, and the Republic of Korea.
The major programs of the sorority are based upon the organization’s Five Point Programmatic Thrust. More than ten thousand members typically attend Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated’s biennial nation conventions, and each of the seven regional conferences (held during years when there is no national convention) typically hosts thousands of members. At its recent 51st National convention held in the District of Columbia, more than 38,000 members registered and attended.