scholarship. service. sisterhood.


We are the Jackson (MS) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

scholarship. service. sisterhood.


We are the Jackson (MS) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

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Chapter History

Jackson (MS) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was chartered on May 3, 1941, by Clara Marjorie Allen, Willie Dobbs Blackburn, Elese Whitiker Blackman, Emily Johnson Hall, Thelma Weathers Johnson, Loraine G. Crawford, Nellie Burbridge Williams, and Aurelia Norris Young.

Social Action Programs

Delta Days at the Capitol

Women Build Campaign with Habitat for Humanity

May Week

Community Baby Shower

Youth Initiatives

Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence (EMBODI)

Delta GEMS

Delta Academy


Jackson (MS) Alumnae Chapter administers two different types of stipend and scholarships: May Week Book Stipend & Endowed Scholarships

An applicant who is selected as a candidate to receive an award must attend an interview conducted by the Scholarship Committee.

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Visiting Sorors

Meetings are ONLY open to duly initiated members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. Consequently, proof of membership is required and must be verified before admittance to chapter meetings is granted.

Accordingly, visiting sorors are welcome but must be prepared to present their membership cards or credentials and photo identification to the Jackson (MS) Alumnae Chapter Sergeant-At-Arms upon arrival. First-time visitors are encouraged to arrive early to allow time for their credentials to be verified before the start of the meeting.

Scholarship & Service Campaign

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Welcome to the official website of the Jackson (MS) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. This chapter is a sisterhood made up of educated women with diverse backgrounds, professions and age ranges. Our illustrious sisterhood is dedicated to service, leadership, and empowerment.

Jackson (MS) Alumnae Chapter service areas include the City of Jackson, Tougaloo, and Rankin County. We fulfill our mission through the various programs within the Sorority; providing community service opportunities ranging from youths to senior adults.

Please visit our site frequently to stay informed and connected. You are invited to attend a chapter meeting if you are a duly initiated member of Delta Sigma Theta and are visiting in the area. If you are looking for a local chapter to join, please know that you are welcome here!

Mailing Address

P. O. Box 96
Jackson, MS 39205-0096

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Our President

We are pleased that you’ve chosen to visit our website.

It is my honor and privilege to serve this chapter as President for 2020-2022 because it is absolutely true here that “Membership Matters.”

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Gwendolyn Handy



Thursday, January 21st

COVID-19 Q&A Virtual Forum

Saturday, January 9

Rocking the Ribbon Together

Friday, January 1

New Years Day

Years of Service

Community Programs


Dollars Given in Scholarships each year

JMAC World Aids Day

This virtual Webinar Town Hall featured Dr. Mauda Monger and her team of HIV experts. Dr. Monger is the Chief Executive Officer for the Sister Project, MLM Center of Health Education, and CBA Manager of My Brother’s Keeper, Inc. Panelists include: Linda Dixon, Esq., MCJ Health Law Director; Shanell McGoy, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at Gilead Sciences; and Willie Tobias Jr., Senior Pastor at New Mount Zion MB Church.