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PROGRAMS

The Austin Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. provides an extensive array of public service initiatives that correlate with the sorority’s Five-Point Programmatic Thrust.

Economic Development

Financial Fortitude is the current Economic Development Program Initiative that is comprised of 10 components which include a collaboration of information from the FDIC, the National Endowment for Financial Education, and other well known financial institutions. This initiative seeks to help our members spread financial literacy throughout our local communities to reduce debt, increase minority entrepreneurship, and drive multi-generational wealth and financial security.

  • DST Women Owned Entrepreneurship Challenge
  • Personal Debt Reduction

For more information about the chapter's initiatives around this thrust, please contact the committee chair at dstatx.econdev@gmail.com.

Educational Development

Educational Development is the catalyst to providing educational support to the Austin and surrounding community. Our involvement reaches to young participants of all ages, to inspire, motivate, and support achievement.

For more information about the chapter's initiatives around this thrust, please contact the committee chair at dsteddev@gmail.com.

International Awareness and Involvement

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is charged with identifying international issues, active involvement in raising awareness of human right issues, recognizing infrastructure challenges and increase global awareness. The Austin Alumnae Chapter strives to educate our service area on global issues, and host events to raise awareness.

  • AIDS Walk Austin
  • World AIDS Day Celebration

For more information about the chapter's initiatives around this thrust, please contact the committee chair at dstatx.iai@gmail.com.

Physical and Mental Health

Austin Alumnae chapter seeks to educate members and the community regarding healthy lifestyle options, disease detection and prevention, and eradicating the stigma of mental health diagnosis and treatment. Through our national initiative of Total Woman: Mind, Body, and Spirit, we work to help women address the challenges of living a holistic and healthy life. Some of our programs under this initiative are partnering with Sims Elementary for a chapter sponsored Health & Wellness Fair, participating in the annual American Cancer Relay for Life, and working along side of our Project 13 partner March for Dimes in their March for Babies event.

  • Health & Wellness Fair
  • American Cancer Relay for Life
  • March for Dimes March for Babies
  • American Heart Go Red for Women Campaign

For more information about the chapter's initiatives around this thrust, please contact the committee chair at dstatx.pmh@gmail.com.

Political Awareness and Involvement/Social Action

Drives Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.’s national social action agenda on the local level within the Austin community; aides in voter registration and education drives, and advocates for political and civic solutions that aid the underprivileged and minority communities.

  • Voter Registration and Education Activities
  • Elected Officials Forum
  • Red & White Day at the State Capitol
  • Advocates for local and state laws

For more information about the chapter's initiatives around this thrust, please contact the committee chair at dstatx.pai@gmail.com.

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