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THEME: "PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE A CHALLENGE TO FULFILL"

Regions

The Sorority is divided into five Regions, including Chapters in the following states:

Eastern-New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina 

Far West-California and Nevada

Midwest-Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Kentucky, Kansas, and Wisconsin

Southeast-Alabama, Tennesee, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and South Carolina 

Southwest-Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas

PROJECTS

-INTERNATIONAL PROJECT-

Children's Library, Monrovia, Liberia, West Africa 
This project is to maintain adequate library materials and equipment in the library: books, newspapers, periodicals, filmstrips, films, slide projectors, motion pictures and supplies needed to carry on library services.

-NATIONAL PROJECTS-

John A. Andrew Hospital, Tuskegee Institute, Alabama
This project is to give Financial Aid to the Hospital Unit for children with birth defects. 

NUTRITION

CHILDREN'S AND ADULT'S BENEFITS
This project is to bring joy in some form or through some activity to children and adults during the year, preferable at Christmas Time. 

EDUCATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS

SCHOLARSHIP
All chapters are to be involved in a scholarship program at the local as well as the national level. Our national scholarship is $5,000 with $1,000 being given in each region.

BLACK HISTORY
This project is to awaken us to a greater awareness of 

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