Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a private, no-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assisntace ans support ghrough established programs in local communities throughout the world. A sisterhood of more than 200,000 predominatelsy black college educated women, the Sorority currently has over 900 chapter located i the United States, England, Japan (Tokyo and Okinawa), Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas andthe Republick of Korea. The major programs of the sorority are based upon the organizations Five Point Programmatic Thrust:
* Economic Development
* Educational Development
* International Awareness and Involvement
* Physical and Mental Health
* Political Awareness and Involvement
The Talladega County Alumnae chapter was charted in May 1977. One onf the main objectives of the chapter is to provide schlarships to graduating seniors in the Talladega County area. The chapter currently awards up to $8000.00 in scholarships each year. In addition, the chapter provides programs/activities in support of the Five Point Programmatic Thrust.