Menstrual Hygiene Day promotes global advocacy of menstrual health and hygiene for all women and girls. Support KAC and drop off feminine pad products & monetary donations at our drive-through collection at the Public Works Service Center, 3131 Morris Avenue on May 19th, 2022 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Paypal donations will be taken May 6th through May 19th via the KAC website. Donations will be used for menstrual health baskets for female international students at Bearden Middle School. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Please join us for our virtual D.E.E.P. Kickoff orientation session on Sunday, September 19th, 2021, via Zoom at 3 pm EST.
The Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy and Dr. Jeanne Noble Delta G.E.M.S. are free programs that assist young girls, ages 11-18, to prepare for full participation as leaders in the 21st Century. EMBODI is our free program for boys, ages 11-18, which stands for Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence.
Currently, we will be holding these sessions virtually!
•Virtual sessions will be held once a month
•Register for the DEEP Kickoff, virtual orientation here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMsdOGprjgiHtZ6Hdokmy9dKDtUUe4r8GYI – After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.•Ready to be a part of our educational programs? Apply here: https://dstknoxvillealumnaedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2021/01/youth-initiative-parent-guardian-fillable-forms-package.pdf •For questions, please e-mail email@example.com
Join the Knoxville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority for May Week 2021!
May Week is a national program of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. It was created at the second national convention at Wilberforce University in 1920. Its purpose is to emphasize the importance of higher education in the community, especially for black women.
May Week 2021
- Saturday, May 1 – Kickoff to Hands to Give: $500 in 5 Day: An online campaign to raise funds for young girls of the Ashanti Region in Ghana and Garífuna women of Honduras.
- Sunday, May 2 – Spotlight on KAC Youth Programs: Hear from the students involved in our educational programs on KAC’s social media accounts and website.
- Monday, May 3 – Mindfulness Monday: Crimson Conversations: relax, relate, release with mental health and mindfulness tips on KAC’s social media accounts and website.
- Tuesday, May 4 – Spring Into Financial Fortitude: 6 pm EST, via Zoom, KAC will host an economic development workshop focused on savings, credit recovery & counseling, preventing virtual bank fraud, and homeownership! REGISTER NOW!!
- Wednesday, May 5 – Redistricting: What is redistricting? KAC’s social media accounts and website will show you what you need to know about the important process of drawing electoral district boundaries.
- Thursday, May 6 – Wellness Thursday: Studies show African American women disproportionately suffer from health conditions associated with low physical activity, including obesity, Type II diabetes, heart disease, and colon cancer. Let’s move! Join us on KAC social media.
Today the Knoxville Alumnae Chapter’s Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy girls picked up their program supplies! We’d love to see all of our girls in person as we enrich and enhance their education. We focus on math, science, and technology, their opportunities to provide service in the form of leadership, but the work must go on virtually! #ServiceInOurHeart#dstknoxville#DST1913#SRDST
Statement in Support of the Knox County Board of Health, medical professionals combatting COVID-19Members of the Knoxville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. are deeply concerned about the impact of limiting the authority of the Knox County Board of Health. Research increasingly shows that racial and ethnic minorities are disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. Therefore, we strongly advocate for medical professionals in our city/county to lead the efforts to keep Knoxville/ Knox County residents safe.Please read the full statement submitted to Knox County Commission.#dst1913#dstknoxville#SRDST#PowerInOurVoice
Members of the Knoxville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta joyfully donated $500 in gift cards to the women of Knox Area Rescue Ministries‘s Serenity Ministry. The women at Serenity bravely complete a residential program to seek rescue, recovery, and freedom from addiction, domestic violence, and homelessness