Delta May Week!

May Week
is a national program of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. that was created at Delta’s second National Convention in 1920 at Wilberforce University. May Week is a week in May is set aside each year for programs highlighting academic and professional achievements and the events emphasize the importance of higher education in the community, especially for Black women. Activities are created through the Sorority’s Five-Point Programmatic Thrust, which was established in 1955.

The Arts and Letters Committee of the Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter will recognize each day with the following activities:

May 14 – Deltas Only
“Joy in our Sisterhood”
Interactive Social Media Event

May 15 – Open to the public
“Power in our Voice”
Book Discussion & Spoken Word at the Indianapolis Public Library’s Center for Black Literature & Culture (CBLC) located at 40 E. St. Clair Street, Indianapolis, IN.  This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. There is a paid Parking Garage and Parking Meters on the street.
To RSVP, please send an email to:

  • 5:30pm – National Initiative – Read Red Challenge Book Discussion facilitated by the Social Action Committee on: “She stood for Freedom: The Untold Story of a Civil Rights Hero” by author Joan Trumpauer Mulholland.  Take a tour of the center with manager, Soror Nichelle Hayes and docents. Certificate of recognition presentations will also take place.
  • 6:30pm – Spoken Word Poet, Soror Allyson Horton will read from her recently released book “Quick Fire”. Book sales and signing will follow.


May 16 – Deltas Only
“Service in our Hearts”
Interactive Social Media Event

May 17 – Deltas Only
“International Awareness”
Deltas Only – Interactive Social Media Event
The Committee will share National International initiatives via the Delta Loop and Facebook

May 18 – Deltas Only
“Economic Development”
Interactive Social Media Event

May 19 – Open to the public
Health Awareness: Too Blessed To Be Stressed Yoga Event
1:00pm at Pike YMCA of Greater Indianapolis – Tickets can be purchased here!

Greeks Run The Show Scholarship Fundraising Event
7:00pm at The Pavilion at Pan Am Plaza – Tickets can be purchased here!


For questions or concerns, please contact the Arts & Letters Committee at