Focused On What Matters – May Week 2019!

 

May Week is a national initiative of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. created at Delta’s second National Convention in 1920 at Wilberforce University; where one week in May is designated to highlight the Sorority’s Five-Point Programmatic Thrust and the academic and professional achievement of African American Women.

 

 

 


#IACMayWeek2019

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


Monday, May 13 – Open to the public

“Mental Health Monday”
Interactive Social Media Event – Physical & Mental Health
The Health & Awareness Committee will provide valuable information on Depression – Learn it causes and ways to get better through awareness and physical exercise
#IACMayWeek2019

 


Tuesday, May 14 – Open to the public
“Debt Free Tuesday”
Interactive Social Media Event – Economic Development
The Economic Development Committee will share Financial Fortitude tips an how to handle your debt.  Click here!
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Wednesday, May 15 – Open to the public
“Political Awareness Book Discussion & Panel”
The Social Action Committee will have a Book Discussion and Panel at 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m. on the book “For Color Girls Who Have Considered Politics” by authors Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry, Minyon Moore and Veronica Chambers. The book discussion will focus on Chapters 1, 7, 17 and 25.
Location: Center for Black Literature & Culture (CBLC) is located in the Indianapolis Public Library (Central Library) at 40 E. St. Clair Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204.  Garage and street parking is available.

 


Thursday, May 16 – Open to the public
“Arts and Letters”
Delta Day at Newfields Indianapolis Museum of Art – Samuel Levi Jones exhibit 4p.m. – 8p.m.

 


Friday, May 17 – Open to the public
“International Awareness”
International Marketplace Coalition – Visit the Multicultural Center and explore artifacts from various countries 9a.m. – 6:30p.m. located at 3520 Guion Road, Indianapolis, IN.

 


Saturday, May 18 – Open to the public
“The Countdown is Back!!… a Celebration of Sisterhood, Scholarship & Community Support!”
8:00.p.m – Located at “416 Wabash” – which is 416 E. Wabash St., Indianapolis, IN 46204
Tickets can be purchased here!

 


Sunday, May 19 – Open to the public

  •  Promoting literacy by providing books for Ziyah’s Corner, and supporting black owned book store in Kokomo.
  •  1:00p.m. – Service Sunday at Beyond Barcodes Bookstore 1p.m.- 4p.m., 108 N. Main St, Kokomo, IN.  Collect books for Ziyah’s Corner and highlight books authored by Sorors in The Mighty Midwest.


Sunday, May 19 – Open to the public
“Delta GEMS of Distinction Gala”
3:00p.m.
– Located at The Willows on Westfield – 6729 Westfield Blvd. Indianapolis, IN 46220
Tickets can be purchased here!

 


Monday, May 20 – Open to the public

“An Evening with Soror Joan Trumpauer Mulholland and her son Loki Mulholland”

6:00p.m. – Special Event hosted by Center for Black Literature & Culture (CBLC) with the support of Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta presenting “An evening with Soror Joan Trumpauer Mulholland and her son Loki Mulholland”, author of She Stood For Freedom”. An activist for civil rights Soror Mulholland will share her experiences in the Civil Rights Movements. 5:30p.m. – 7:30p.m.
Location: Center for Black Literature & Culture (CBLC) is located in the Indianapolis Public Library (Central Library) at 40 E. St. Clair Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204.  Garage and street parking is available.

 


 

For questions or concerns, please contact the Arts & Letters Committee at artsnletters@dstiac.org.