27 Facts About Delta Sigma Theta

1. Delta Sigma Theta Towers II will be designed to provide a senior citizen wellness center, ground level commercial office and retail services, and a community room.

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2. Delta Sigma Theta Towers II will provide 150 additional safe and affordable apartments for low to moderate income senior citizens.

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3. Delta Sigma Theta Towers was the first retirement center founded by any of the African-American sororities or fraternities in the United States.

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4. In 1981, Delta Sigma Theta held Summit I which focused on issues affecting American women.

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5. Delta Sigma Theta's is walking; with her proper left arm swinging above her head and her proper right arm back behind her.

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6. Delta Sigma Theta's "wears" a sleeveless dress, high heels and has short, straight hair.

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7. In 1975, Delta Sigma Theta established life development centers to focus on issues placed by individuals from early childhood to senior citizens.

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8. Delta Sigma Theta understood the importance of education, and how educating communities would be essential in eradicating discrimination.

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9. Delta Sigma Theta was a dental frat founded in the 1800.

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10. Delta Sigma Theta was awarded at the National Convention 2008 in Orlando, Florida for having the largest sum of weight lost among all sororities and fraternities.

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11. Delta Sigma Theta teams up with different organizations and corporations like Habitat for Humanity, Wal-Mart, General Electric, Chase, and Coca-Cola to facilitate the implementation of their various programs.

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12. Delta Sigma Theta was started by women who had been initiated as Alpha Kappa Alpha members.

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13. Delta Sigma Theta is a historic African-American sorority founded at Howard University on Jan 13, 1913.

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14. Delta Sigma Theta is an organization of college-educated women, which was founded at Howard University in 1913.

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15. Delta Sigma Theta was welcomed to the United Nations by Assistant Secretary General for External Affairs, Gillian Sorensen, who advised the sorority, "[to] use your NGO status to monitor the status of women and children in the world and bind together with other NGOs to insure that the UN honors its commitments.

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16. On March 27, 2003, Delta Sigma Theta became a Non-Governmental Organization with special consultative status at the United Nations.

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17. Delta Sigma Theta established Delta Towers in the northeast area of Washington, DC Delta Towers is an apartment building for elderly and disabled individuals.

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18. Delta Sigma Theta was the first national African-American organization to collaborate with Habitat for Humanity International in 1992, during Delta President Bertha Roddey's administration.

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19. Delta Sigma Theta uses the Five-Point Thrust as an organizing structure as it creates programs to benefit the African-American community.

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20. Delta Sigma Theta has provided assistance to address the challenges faced by people in the United States and internationally as well.

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21. Delta Sigma Theta realized the need for advocacy in the United States, and throughout the world.

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22. In 1992, Delta Sigma Theta became the first African American organization to collaborate with Habitat for Humanity, and has built hundreds of houses for those in need.

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23. In 1945, Delta Sigma Theta donated its first $1,000 to the United Negro College Fund.

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24. Delta Sigma Theta was the only African American organization to participate in the Women's Suffrage March on March 3, 1913.

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25. Since its founding, Delta Sigma Theta has created programming to improve political, education, and social and economic conditions, particularly within black communities.

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26. Delta Sigma Theta was founded on January 13, 1913, by twenty-two collegiate women at Howard University in Washington, DC Membership is open to any woman who meets the requirements, regardless of religion, race, or nationality.

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27. Delta Sigma Theta is a Greek-lettered sorority of college-educated women dedicated to public service with an emphasis on programs that target the African American community.

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