The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Arizona West Valley Alumnae Chapter (DST AWVAC) is the 1060th chapter of the organization. Based in Avondale, Arizona, DST AWVAC serves all cities North and West of Phoenix, Arizona, within Maricopa County, including Anthem, Avondale, Buckeye, El Mirage, Glendale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, New River, Peoria, Sun City, Sun City West, Surprise, Tolleson, Waddell, and Youngtown. Our chapter uses the same standard of excellence Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. provides to its membership and community. We serve as the sixth chapter in the state of Arizona and the fourth alumnae chapter, preceded by the Phoenix Metropolitan, Tempe, and Tucson Alumnae chapters.
The focus behind the creation of this chapter was to be a sisterhood of women committing to serve in the West Valley, and they have exceeded this goal. During their first year, they have completed countless service activities, awarded scholarships, and hosted events that have reconnected sorors with their love for being members of DST, Inc.
Soror Lyssa Black, a 19-year member of the organization, is AWVAC's Inaugural, 2-term Chapter President. We look forward to our West Valley partnerships with our NPHC family and community service organizations while we continue the mission of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
"We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community...
Our ambition must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others for their sakes and for our own."
"When I look at you, I see myself. If my eyes are unable to see you as my sister, it is because my own vision is blurred.
And if that be so, then it is I who need you either because I do not understand who you are, my sister, or because I need you to help me."
Soror Lillian Pierce Benbow
15th National President
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
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AWVAC is a part of the Farwest Region of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
AWVAC is located in Arizona and serves as the sixth DST Chapter in the state
(4 Alumnae and 2 Collegiate)
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