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Educators Unite Day Shines Light on Teachers and Community Stakeholders as Change Agents Educators Unite Day Shines Light on Teachers and Community Stakeholders as Change Agents Washington, DC – March 25, 2015 - The Delta Teacher Efficacy Campaign (DTEC) announced today that Wednesday, May 6, 2015 is “Educators Unite Day.” The one-day, focused initiative serves to heighten community awareness that teachers are change agents, along with parents and other educational stakeholders who motivate students to learn and achieve. The multi-pronged activities are planned to take place in schools and at other community locations during the annual observance of Teacher Appreciation Week scheduled this year May 4 – May 8, 2015.
PHILLIS: 2015 Call For Papers PHILLIS: 2015 Call For Papers PHILLIS: The Journal for Research on African American Women is the peer-reviewed journal of the Delta Research and Educational Foundation. Its editions appear biennially and comprise the highest quality scholarship related to the experiences of African American women. The 2015 edition “Fortitude: 150 Years of African American Women and Civic Engagement,” edited by Dr. Claudia D. Nelson and Dr. Natalie Tindall, will accept submission through March 27, 2015.
Advocacy in Action Advocacy in Action Advocacy in Action: 100 Years of Social Action in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., a book chronicling the social action contributions of Deltas from 1913 through 2013. This publication has also inspired the design of the stylish Advocacy in Action Tote.
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The Center

The Center for Research on African American Women (The Center) is a repository on critical issues relevant to African American women that can be of significance for policy decision-making on local and national levels. Learn more >

Teacher Efficacy

The Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF), in collaboration with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (DST), is embarking upon a potentially highly impactful educational endeavor, which aims to enhance student academic achievement by focusing on improving teacher effectiveness. Learn more>

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  • Community Advocates for Family & Youth, Inc.   (CAFY)
  • Decatur (GA) Alumnae Chapter
  • Ecumenical Family Shelter Inc. (VA)
  • Genesis Home Inc. (NC)
  • Jacksonville (FL) Alumnae Chapter
  • Baltimore Alumnae Chapter (MD)
  • Buffalo Alumnae Chapter (NY)
  • Columbia (MD) Alumnae Chapter
  • Deltas of Charlotte Foundation (NC)
  • Gwinnett County Alumnae Chapter (GA)
  • HEAS Foundation (CA)
  • Henry County Alumnae Chapter (GA)
  • Orange County (CA) Alumnae Chapter
  • Orange County (FL) Alumnae Chapter
  • Project GRAD Akron
  • Seattle Alumnae Chapter (WA)
  • Shelby County (TN) Alumnae Chapter
  • Slidell Alumnae Chapter (LA)
  • Columbia (MO) Alumnae Chapter
  • Delta San Francisco-Peninsula Foundation  
  • Stone Mountain-Lithonia Alumnae Chapter (GA)
  • Washington, DC Alumnae Chapter
  • Westchester Deltas, Inc. (DWI) (NY)
  • Community Health Coalition, Inc. (NC)
  • Deltas of Oak Ridge, Inc. (DOOR) (TN)
  • Marietta-Roswell Alumnae Chapter (GA)
  • Quaker City Alumnae Chapter
  • San Bernardino Riverside Area Alumnae Chapter
  • Shreveport Alumnae Chapter (LA)
  • Westchester Alumnae Chapter (NY)
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