Five-Point Programmatic Thrust

Since its establishment in 1913, Delta Sigma Theta has visibly established itself as a public service organization that strives to confront the problems of African Americans and, hence, all Americans. A wide range of programs addressing education, health, international development, and strengthening of the African American family have developed over the years. In realizing its mission, Delta Sigma Theta provides an extensive array of public service through its Five-Point Programmatic Thrust.


Educational Development

St. Louis Alumnae Chapter is invested in developing the minds of our future youths. The mission of SLA’s educational development program is to mentor youth participants through workshops, seminars, activities, and scholarship opportunities.  Read more

The educational development program includes youth initiatives.


Economic Development

St. Louis Alumnae Chapter’s economic development program is designed to help participants learn to set and define goals as well as develop a plan to achieve and implement these goals. The St. Louis Alumnae Chapter’s Economic Committee creates comprehensive programming and presentations. Read more


International Awareness and Involvement

International Awareness and Involvement is one of our Sorority’s Five-Point Programmatic Thrust. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has an extensive history of involvement in international issues, including human rights. Read more


Physical and Mental Health

As an organization of predominately African American women, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is uniquely positioned to impact not only the well-being of its members, but also the well-being of families and communities at large. To facilitate this effort, the Health Task Force was launched to provide concentrated expertise and focus on the Physical and Mental Health aspect of our Five-Point Programmatic Thrust.  Read more


Political Awareness and Involvement

The Social Action Committee of the St. Louis Alumnae Chapter is dedicated to discovering the social issues that impact the communities of Metropolitan St. Louis. These issues might be education reform, health disparities, unethical political decisions, denied human rights or voter suppression, just to name a few. Read more