50 Years in Delta!

50 Years in Delta!

GOOD NEWS!
Congrats to GAC Past President Jeanette Pike on celebrating a 50 Year Milestone in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.  She is still serving and is the Chair of Rituals and Ceremonies.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

GAC POLITICAL AWARENESS & INVOLVEMENT is seeking volunteers for VOTER REGISTRATION!

Volunteers needed to register voters at:
Urban League of NWI on Tuesday, September 25, 2018-9:00AM-6:00PM
3101 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408

Calumet High School on Wednesday, September 26, 2018- 7:30AM-5:00PM
3900 Calhoun Street, Gary, IN 46408

Volunteers can also assist in any of the following ways on any days indicated:
M-F 7:30A-11:30A– Staff voter registration tables at Calumet Township Trustee’s Office
M-F 9A-3P– Staff voter registration tables at Community HealthNet Centers in Gary
M-F, 3P-8P: Phone bank at the Urban League of NWI using call lists of unregistered voters.
M-F, 3P-8P: Door to Door Canvassing using walk sheets of names and addresses of unregistered voters. This
also includes evenings/weekends and event canvassing.

Church Outreach: Deliver voter registration forms, make follow-up calls to faith leaders, collect completed
registrations and staff voter registration tables at food pantries to more than 75 churches currently
committed.

Please contact Arlene Mitchell Pearson at garyalumnaedst@gmail.com if you would like to volunteer.  Use Voter Registration Volunteer in the subject line.

Deltas Inspire Voter Awareness! Let’s all do our part.
#DSTVOTES2018
#RedArmyReady2018
#Votertakeover
#WhenweallVOTE

RISK MANAGEMENT TRAINING FOR YOUTH GROUP WORKERS

RISK MANAGEMENT TRAINING FOR YOUTH GROUP WORKERS

The Educational Development Committee will be holding Risk Management Training for ALL Volunteers interested in working with Gary Alumnae Chapter’s Youth Initiatives.

These groups include: Delta Academy, EMBODI, and Delta G.E.M.S.

The training dates are:
9/29/2018- 11:30AM-1:30PM
10/6/2018- 11:30AM-1:30PM

Please contact Risk Management Chairperson, Erika Robinson-Watkins @garyalumnaedst@gmail.com. In your email, please use the “Risk Management Training” in the subject and please be sure to leave a phone number for her to contact you.

*Please note: to volunteer and/or work with any Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. youth group, you must attend an official Risk Management Training hosted by the chapter.

GAC Midwest Fellows Graduate

GAC Midwest Fellows Graduate

Congratulations to Gary Alumnae Chapter member, Aimbrell D. Holmes who graduated from the Midwest Fellows Program at our 48th Regional Conference in Cincinnati, OH.  Aimbrell is the Chairperson of the GAC Policies & Procedures Committee.
#Leading

GAC Deltas Recognized by The Final Call News

GAC Deltas Recognized by The Final Call News

GAC members Sherry Moore-Schultz & Shalonda Jones were recognized by The Final Call newspaper while visiting Detroit’s Wright Museum to pay tribute to Delta Honorary Member, Aretha Franklin during her funeral services.  The were given free newspapers that featured the icon Franklin on the cover and their picture is trending on the newspaper’s social media pages.

STROLL OFF CHAMPS AGAIN

STROLL OFF CHAMPS AGAIN

The GAC Step & Stroll Team won the Stroll Off Competition for the 8th consecutive year at the Gary Inter-Greek Picnic held at Marquette Park in August 2018.

GAC- 2nd Place Winners

GAC- 2nd Place Winners
Congrats to GAC on the chapter’s 2nd place win for the State of Indiana’s Sisterhood Contest!
Kudos!

GAC State of Indiana Appointment

GAC State of Indiana Appointment

GOOD NEWS!
Congratulations to GAC Past President Deborah Hendricks-Black, who was appointed as the Emergency Response Team Coordinator for the State of Indiana!  Deborah also serves as the Corresponding Secretary for GAC.
KUDOS!

WHEN WE ALL VOTE INITIATIVE

WHEN WE ALL VOTE INITIATIVE
The Social Action Committee of Gary Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in conjunction with Former First Lady Michelle O’Bama’s “When We All Vote” and the Urban League of NWI presents a Voter Registration drive for “When We ALL Vote Week of Action!” TOGETHER – along with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., and the Gary Black International Film Festival (GIBFF), we will all focus on voter awareness and information.
You can volunteer for this event by contacting Arlene Pearson at garyalumnaedst@gmail.com.
Would you like to register for the event or know more about former First Lady Michelle O’Bama’s “When We Vote Week of Action?”
Please visit the official link: https://www.whenweallvote.org/
“When We All Vote” is sponsored by the Social Action Committee of Gary Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Arlene Mitchell-Pearson, Chairperson
*Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a non-partisan organization and it is our National policy NOT to publicly advertise or encourage voting for a particular party…..However, we are mandated to provide awareness and encourage people to become involved in the voting process. Our focus is voter’s registration, education and awareness.
#DSTVOTES2018
#RedArmyReady2018
#Votertakeover
#WhenweallVOTE

Midwest Region Appointment for GAC

Midwest Region Appointment for GAC

GOOD NEWS!
Congratulations to GAC’s Immediate Past President, Arlene Mitchell-Pearson, on her new appointment, Midwest Region Risk Management Committee!

Arlene is also the of GAC’s Chair of Political Awareness, & Involvement, Technology & Founders Day.

Kudos!
GAC is on the move!

HAZING PREVENTION WEEK 9/24-9/28

HAZING PREVENTION WEEK 9/24-9/28

“These hands don’t haze!”
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated (“Delta”) has a zero-tolerance hazing policy. The Gary Alumnae Chapter is proud to promote National Hazing Prevention Week September 24-28, 2018.

The Communications & Information Committee will be sharing facts, education and awareness. Start the week off right by taking the Hazing Prevention Pledge. TOGETHER, we can make a difference!

https://hazingprevention.org/home/getinvolved/hazing-prevention-pledge-form/

#DeltasDontHaze