CAC Hosts 1st African American Read-In in Harrisonburg

Sorors from the Charlottesville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority,Inc. gathered in Harrisonburg at the Lucy Simms School to celebrate African American literacy. The event featured 12 readers from grades k-12 in Harrisonburg and the surrounding area. Lucy Simms, an African American woman, was a beloved teacher who prioritized reading and literacy in her fifty years teaching at the […]

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CAC’s Getting People to the Polls

On Saturday, October 8th Sorors Beverly Adams, Mildred Best and Saranna Rankin braved the cool temps to register voters at Washington Park. In March of 1913, our Founders took a stand for women’s right to vote by marching in the Suffrage March in Washington, DC. The deadline to register to vote in Virginia is October 17th. We thank these dedicated […]

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27th Annual National African American Read-In

  On Sunday, February 28th at 3:00pm the Charlottesville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host the 27th Annual National African American Read-In in the McIntire Room of the Jefferson Madison Regional Library in Downtown Charlottesville. Children K-12 are invited to participate by reading a poem or short story by their favorite author. They can also read […]

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Changing the Conversation Among — and About — Young Black Men

(Original Source Story, Slideshow, & Audio Here >>¬†http://wmra.org/post/changing-conversation-among-and-about-young-black-men)   About 60 black students from middle schools and high schools throughout Central Virginia gathered recently for the second EMBODI conference in Charlottesville. WMRA’s Jordy Yager was able to attend the day of workshops for a report on how local African-American leaders are striving to empower the next generation of young black […]

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EMBODI Conference Teaches Young African American Men to Be More Confident

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, VA (NEWSPLEX) — On Saturday, Piedmont Virginia Community College was packed with local African-American young men in middle and high school. The young men, along with their parents, were taking part in the EMBODI conference, which focused on ways to make young men moreconfident and positive about the future. “In order for young black men to have thatconfidence, […]

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2015 EMBODI Conference

Your son and you are invited to attend our EMBODI (Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence) Conference on Saturday, October 24, 2015, from 8:30am to 4:00pm at Dickinson Hall on the campus of Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC). Sponsored by the Charlottesville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the 100 Black Men of Central Virginia, […]

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