FIVE POINT

PROGRAMMATIC

THRUST

 The Waukegan Alumnae Chapter has developed or assisted with numerous service projects since its inception in 1979. This dynamic chapter is one of over 950 chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. The major programs of the sorority are based upon the organization's Five Point Thrust.

Economic Development

Chapter activities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Red, Black, & Green Extravaganza

  • Toys for Tots and Thanksgiving Baskets

  • Entrepreneurship (click here for more information)

  • Directory of Minority-Owned Business: Where do you shop? (click here for more information)

  • Small Business Resource Guide (click here for more information)

  • Partnership with P.A.D.S. of Lake County

  • Lake County Street Clean-up

 

 

Educational Development

Chapter activities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Delta Academy for girls ages 11 to 14 (click here for Participant application)

  • Delta GEMS (Growing and Empowering Myself Successfully) for young women ages 14-18 (click here for Participant application)

  • Annual scholarships (click here for more information). The application deadline is February 28, 2021.

International Awareness and Involvement

Chapter activities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Monetary contributions to support water tanks and wells in Africa

  • Donations made to Mary Help of the Sick Mission Hospital in Kenya

  • World AIDS Day

Physical and Mental Health

Chapter activities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Local Charity Walks (St. Jude, American Cancer Society, JRDF)

  • Red S.H.O.E. Challenge

  • Crimson & Cream Fitness Challenge

  • Waukegan Wellness Word

Political Awareness and Involvement

Chapter activities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Voter Education and Registration

  • Delta Days in the Nation's Capital

  • Legislative Days in State of Illinois

  • Collaborative efforts with Waukegan Township

  • Know Your Rights Campaign

  • Census 2020

 
 
 
 
 
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