Since the founding of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated in 1913, there has been a commitment to international awareness and involvement, with an extensive history of global service and impact through a variety of international programs that span the African Diaspora. Our most notable international programs include the Mary Help of the Sick Mission Hospital Maternity Ward (Kenya, East Africa); Delta House for Orphans (Mbanbe, Swaziland); and the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Elementary School, The Cynthia M.A. Butler-McIntyre Campus in Chérette, Haiti.
The goals of the International Awareness and Involvement Committee of the Montgomery County Alumnae Chapter (MCAC) are:
- To provide enriching educational and cultural awareness programs for members of MCAC and
members of the local community.
- To increase the global awareness of and develop the global mindset of our membership and the local communities that we serve;
- To gain broader knowledge and understanding of the local immigrant communities as well as international communities abroad;
- To have an impact in the global community, with special emphasis on countries that span the African Diaspora;
- To conduct service projects in partnership with global communities
The Montgomery County Alumnae Chapter (MCAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. strives to increase international awareness and involvement by promoting active participation in and education on global issues that impact peoples across the African Diaspora. The International Awareness and Involvement Committee is dedicated to developing community programs designed to provide assistance, relief, and a variety of resources to developing countries through strategic partnerships. Additionally, we strive to foster local education and advocacy on contemporary social justice issues.
The Chapters’ commitment to encourage cultural awareness and involvement has been proudly demonstrated by its past projects and future initiatives which has included the following programs:
- World AIDS Day Health Education and Free HIV Testing with the African American Health Program;
- Collection and distribution of medical and education supplies for distribution in Ghana and Haiti;
- Roundtable discussions with members of the Diplomatic Corps;
- Educational and cultural visits to local Embassies
For more information about how you can partner with us on our International Awareness Programs, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.