National Mission Statement

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is an organization of college educated women committed to constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the Black community.

Statement of Purpose

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is a private, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. Since its founding, more than 250,000 women have joined the organization. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is a sisterhood of predominantly Black, college educated women and currently has 1,000 collegiate and alumnae chapters located in the United States, Canada(Toronto), 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 – Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health, and Political Awareness and Involvement.

The Chicago Alumnae Chapter, with a membership of more than 700 professional women, provides award-winning public service under the sorority’s Five Point Programmatic Thrust.

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