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Partners for Possibilities - Mark Your Calendars for #GivingTuesday on November 28th

Partners for Possibilities - Mark Your Calendars for #GivingTuesday on November 28th

DREF is counting down to this very special day of worldwide giving. Please mark your calendar and become a Partner for Possibilities by taking a few minutes to donate for #GivingTuesday. Save-the-date, November 28th or join us today.

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Join the Combined Federal Campaign and choose DREF.

Join the Combined Federal Campaign and choose DREF.

DREF encourages all federal employees and military personnel to select CFC #11213 and become a Partner for Possibilities. When you become a Partner for Possibilities, you invest in stronger families and communities. Deadline is December 15, 2017. Thank you for your support.

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DREF Receives Award from NIH "All of Us" Research Program

DREF Receives Award from NIH "All of Us" Research Program

The Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF) has recently received a three-year award from the National Institutes of Health’s "All of Us" Research Program to conduct a community awareness campaign that informs African Americans about the importance of understanding and participating in biomedical research.

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DTEC Making New Inroads

DTEC Making New Inroads

The Delta Teacher Efficacy Campaign (DTEC) recently received a $500,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to fund the Teachers Advocating to lead Great change (T.A.G.) Program. DTEC will present T.A.G. in partnership with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

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DREF Presents Golden Anniversary Concert in Las Vegas

DREF Presents Golden Anniversary Concert in Las Vegas

The 50th milestone year of DREF was celebrated at a Golden Anniversary Concert featuring Kim Jordan and Company as they presented a soul-stirring, multi-media tribute to the late music icon and spoken word genius Gil Scott-Heron. The concert was held during the 52nd National Convention of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in Las Vegas.

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DREF to support Hurricane victims.  Donate now!

DREF to support Hurricane victims. Donate now!

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in partnership with DREF will provide support to communities impacted by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The DST Disaster Relief Fund, in collaboration with DREF is a trusted source where you will be able to sign up, make a one-time donation today, and also pledge your tax deductible recurring gift. Please join us by making a contribution today. The Southwest Region developed a list of useful items that may be donated. Two sites have been identified that will be available to receive and store the items. Click to learn how to lend your support.

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Congratulations to the DREF Golden Anniversary Scholarship Awardees

Congratulations to the DREF Golden Anniversary Scholarship Awardees

In honor of its 50th Anniversary occurring this year in 2017, the Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF) conducted a special scholarship awards program. Fifty students were selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year. More than 200 applicants were received, resulting in an extremely competitive selection process. Listed below are the 50 students who have been selected to receive the DREF Golden Anniversary scholarship.

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DREF Programs Highlighted at the 53rd DTS National Convention

DREF Programs Highlighted at the 53rd DTS National Convention

DREF workshops, presentations, and 50th Anniversary Gala were a huge success at the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. 53rd National Convention. The August 7th plenary session featured a video presentation overview of DREF's programs, scholarships, grants, and chapter services. Creating Possibilities Then and Now! DREF Celebrating 50 years of Giving. Click to learn more.

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DREF Awards 50 Community Empowerment Grants

DREF Awards 50 Community Empowerment Grants

Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF), in collaboration with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated awarded Community Empowerment grants to 50 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Chapters, to commemorate DREF's 50th anniversary. The Annual Community Empowerment Grantmaking Program supports community service-based programs. Congratulations!

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Help DREF Raise $100,000 in the Macy's Shop for a Cause Charity Challenge!

Help DREF Raise $100,000 in the Macy's Shop for a Cause Charity Challenge!

We're looking for DREF supporters to give as much as they can so we can win the grand prize of $100,000. Plus, there will be opportunities to win weekly Bonus Challenges throughout the Challenge. And…Macy’s will express its appreciation by sending a Macy’s Savings Pass to donors contributing $10 or more!! Thanks so much and we hope you join us to become a Partner for Possibilities during the Macy's Shop for a Cause Charity Challenge!

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DREF welcomes Stephanie Tubbs Jones Intern Taylor Dent

DREF welcomes Stephanie Tubbs Jones Intern Taylor Dent

Meet the 2017 Stephanie Tubbs Jones Summer Intern, Taylor Dent, a recent graduate of the University of Illinois-Springfield, where she majored in Sociology/Anthropology. The STJ Summer Internship is sponsored by the Delta Research and Educational Foundation in collaboration with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.

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Golden Anniversary Concert Tickets Available NOW!

Golden Anniversary Concert Tickets Available NOW!

DREF's 50th Anniversary Celebration presents Kim Jordan in Concert . A tribute to Gil Scot Heron, iconic musician and legendary spoken word artist on August 7 at 8:00pm at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. No checks accepted at the door. Cash or credit card only!

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DREF to Award 50 Scholarships to Celebrate  50 Years of Giving

DREF to Award 50 Scholarships to Celebrate 50 Years of Giving

In commemoration of 50 years of philanthropy benefiting African American women and families, the Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF) is awarding 50 Golden Anniversary Scholarships to students currently enrolled in, or entering institutions of higher education this fall.

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Catch the Spirit of DREF’s Golden Anniversary

Catch the Spirit of DREF’s Golden Anniversary

Make your impact on this milestone occasion by making a special 50th anniversary donation . For all persons contributing $50 or more, you will receive a beautiful DREF Golden Anniversary purse charm. All donations to DREF are tax deductible gifts.

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DTEC Offers Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for Educators. Limited Number of Participants and Limited Time to Register. Sign Up Today!

DTEC Offers Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for Educators. Limited Number of Participants and Limited Time to Register. Sign Up Today!

The Delta Teacher Efficacy Campaign (DTEC) is offering an online CEU course for teachers, counselors, administrators and other key stakeholders interested in enhancing their effectiveness in understanding and academically supporting underserved and underprepared students.

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DREF’s Center for Research on African American Presented the Annual Stephanie Tubbs Jones Social Justice Institute Forum

DREF’s Center for Research on African American Presented the Annual Stephanie Tubbs Jones Social Justice Institute Forum

The Stephanie Tubbs Jones Social Justice Institute Forum was held at the 28th Annual Delta Days in the Nation’s Capital social action-advocacy conference sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. on March 4, 2017 at the Washingt Hilton Hotel, Washington, DC. The topic : The Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls.

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DREF announces the 2017-2018 Community Empowerment Grants, Scholarships, and the STJ Internship.  Apply Now!

DREF announces the 2017-2018 Community Empowerment Grants, Scholarships, and the STJ Internship. Apply Now!

DREF will award Community Empowerment grants to support community-based service programs; and scholarships and an internship to student applicants entering college or continuing their academic programs. The application period will close on March 21, 2017.

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

On behalf of the DREF board, staff, volunteers and grantees, please accept our sincere thanks for your continued belief in our mission. All of us are counting on you to be a DREF Partner for Possibilities!

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Join DREF at Theater Party for Les Liaisons Dangereuses  Co-starring Suzzanne Douglas

Join DREF at Theater Party for Les Liaisons Dangereuses Co-starring Suzzanne Douglas

The Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF) will host a theater party fundraiser for Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons), co-starring award winning actress Suzzanne Douglas, on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at Center Stage in Baltimore, MD at 8:00 p.m. Please join us. Purchase your tickets here.

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Delta Research and Educational Foundation  Conducts Survey on Black Women and the Vote

Delta Research and Educational Foundation Conducts Survey on Black Women and the Vote

The Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF), a non-profit organization committed to empowering African American women and their families, recently conducted a research project on civic engagement and the Black woman’s vote.

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