Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated
is a non-profit public service organization with membership of over 300,000 college educated women in over 1,000 chapters located in the United States, England, Japan (Tokyo and Okinawa), Germany, The Virgin Islands, Bermuda, Jamaica, The Bahamas and The Republic of Korea. Founded over one hundred years ago, in 1913, the organization was established to provide programs promoting human welfare and currently has a five point focus in the areas of Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health and Political Awareness and Involvement.
Chartered in March 2003, the
Gwinnett County Alumnae Chapter (GCAC)
has over 400 members.
is committed to making a positive difference in the Gwinnett community through exemplary service programs that include:
Delta Academy/Delta GEMS/EMBODI
mentoring and personal development programs for young women and men;
Taboo Tea -
a program focusing on the health and wellness needs of adult women;
Cotillion~Beautillion Program -
an enrichment program for high school junior and seniors who have demonstrated exemplary moral standards and plan to attend a post-secondary school.
The program culminates with a formal Cotillion~Beautillion ball in the spring of 2020;
Scholarship Program -
Signature program that has awarded approximately $122,000 in scholarship monies to high school seniors.
GCAC has also formed an alliance with Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV) and participates in the semi-annual AIDS Walk Atlanta &5K Run, Gwinnett Relay for Life and Gwinnett Great Days of Service. Additionally, the chapter supports international relief efforts and holds local political forums, voter registration drives and health fairs.