May Week 2019's Poetry Slam
May
7
3:00 PM15:00

May Week 2019's Poetry Slam

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Interested in participating?

  • Open to performers ages 11-20

  • Original works of poetry only

  • No profanity

Register by emailing artsandletters@brooklynalumnaedst.org


ABOUT MAY WEEK
May Week is a national program of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Since 1920, a week in May has been set aside for programs highlighting academic and professional achievements. The events emphasize the importance of higher education in the community, especially for black women.

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D9 Pop-Up Shop
Apr
6
10:00 AM10:00

D9 Pop-Up Shop

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Black Book Fair: Owning Our Power! The Stories of Black Women In Politics
Feb
2
1:00 PM13:00

Black Book Fair: Owning Our Power! The Stories of Black Women In Politics

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The mission of Brooklyn Alumnae Chapter’s annual Black Book Fair is to promote literacy in the borough of Brooklyn while encouraging a love of reading for all ages. 

This FREE event is open to adults and children from the Brooklyn community and beyond, featuring a variety of activities including, but not limited to, a children’s reading corner, readings by participating authors, vendors, book signings, and more.

Featuring a group discussion Isabel Allende's "Island Beneath the Sea," the Book of the Year pick by our International Awareness & Involvement and Arts & Letters Committees. 

Authors/Vendors: Interested in exhibiting at the Fair? Contact blackbookfair@brooklynalumnaedst.org

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NYMCC | Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Founders Day 2019
Jan
13
10:00 AM10:00

NYMCC | Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Founders Day 2019

NEW YORK METRO COORDINATING COUNCIL

FOUNDERS DAY 2019

The New York Metro Coordinating Council (NYMCC) invites our Sorors to join us in celebrating 106 years of sisterhood at our Founders Day 2019 program, hosted by the Brooklyn Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Founders Day Program:

  • 10:00 AM - Continental Breakfast

  • 11:00 AM - Rededication Ceremony

  • 12:00 PM - Luncheon

Requested attire for all attendees (except those from the host chapter) is your red "Sunday best," hats and gloves optional.

This is a closed ceremony for members only. Sorors may purchase tickets through their chapter or online by completing the registration form below and submitting payment via PayPal as described in the instructions below..

Please direct any questions or concerns about Founders Day 2019 to: foundersday2019@brooklynalumnaedst.org.

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The Super Us: Affirming Black Excellence Through Our Own Heroes as Portrayed in the Arts
May
2
6:30 PM18:30

The Super Us: Affirming Black Excellence Through Our Own Heroes as Portrayed in the Arts

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Our Say – Our Way 2018 Visual Media Arts Competition
May
2
5:30 PM17:30

Our Say – Our Way 2018 Visual Media Arts Competition

Our Say – Our Way 2018 Visual Media Arts Competition

Theme:  The Mighty Me!  Expressing My Talents

Eligible Entry

Each applicant may submit one original piece of artwork produced as a painting, a drawing, a mixed media picture, a computer-generated picture, or a photograph.

Contest Recognitions

First and second place winners will be awarded in each grade category.  Each student who submits a work of art will receive a certificate of participation. First and second place winning works will be displayed on the chapter website.

How to Enter

Work must be photographed and submitted online via BROOKLYNALUMNAEDST.ORG/EVENTS-1/VISUALARTS.  It is recommended that work be shot with a point-and-shoot camera or a DSLR camera.  Camera phones are not recommended.

A completed Student Entry Form must accompany the uploaded artwork.  Additionally, a signed parental permission slip will be requested before the winning work can be posted on the chapter’s website.

Deadline for Submissions

Works must be submitted by midnight on April 30th, 2018.

Judging

The 2018 contest will be conducted exclusively online.  Beginning on May 2nd, 2018 at the May Week Program at Weeksville Heritage Center, student work will be viewed and voting will begin.  Viewing and voting will end at noon on Friday, May 4th, 2018 after which winners will be posted. 

Must sign in to Google to upload. If you do not have a Google account, you may email your file to artsandletters@brooklynalumnaedst.org.

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May Week 2018: Poetry Slam
May
2
3:30 PM15:30

May Week 2018: Poetry Slam

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Interested in participating?

  • Open to performers ages 11-20

  • Original works of poetry only

  • No profanity

Register by emailing artsandletters@brooklynalumnaedst.org


ABOUT MAY WEEK
May Week is a national program of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Since 1920, a week in May has been set aside for programs highlighting academic and professional achievements. The events emphasize the importance of higher education in the community, especially for black women.

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