Johnston County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
The Johnston County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated received their charter on April 27, 2003 and services the entire geographical area of Johnston County, NC. Since their inception, the Chapter has worked diligently to serve the community with innovative programs and projects. Each year, these programs and projects encompass each aspect of the Sorority’s Five-Point Programmatic Thrust (Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health, and Political Awareness and Involvement) that have had a positive impact on the community.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. A sisterhood of more than 250,000 predominately Black college educated women, the Sorority currently has over 1000 chapters located in the United States, England, Japan (Tokyo and Okinawa), Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas, and the Republic of Korea. The Sorority was founded in 1913, by 22 young women at Howard University. These young women wanted to use their collective strength to promote academic excellence; to provide scholarships; to provide support to the underserved; and educate and advocate for the establishment of positive public policy.