The Albuquerque Alumnae Chapter of

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated

New Mexico’s first African-American Greek-letter organization, chartered on March 18, 1967, and serving the community ever since.

Program Award Winners

Even though a hurricane prevented us from completing our National Convention in New Orleans this past July, the ladies of the Albuquerque Alumnae Chapter were awarded two awards and presented with them at the Southwest Region Leadership Retreat in November.

  • Distinguished Arts and Letters Award
  • Excellence in Programming: Economic Development

Thank you to our community partners at Popejoy Hall and the African American Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce for helping us to present great programs that serve our community! 

Delta Youth Initiatives
Delta Academy & Delta GEMS Youth Programs`


Our Delta Academy is for young ladies ages 11-14. The Delta GEMS program is for young ladies age 14-18.  Email for more information.

Thank You to our 2019 Masquerade Sponsors​

Harlem Renaissance

Talladega College


Sonya Morring Smith

Rhapsody in red

The Crafty Hand and Mind

Harlem Blues

  • Office of African American Affairs
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Iota Psi Lambda Chapter
  • Elizabeth Okoye

Harlem Nights

  • Brenda Steele
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Iota Xi Omega Chapter
  • Florence Bowers
  • Myra Roosevelt
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc
    Nu Rho Chapter

Congratulations to the 2019
Community Service Award Recipients​

Individual Community Service Award​

Pamelya Herndon

Ms. Herndon is the President and CEO for the KWH Law Center for Social Justice and Change. She has worked tirelessly for the protections of women, black people and other marginalized communities in Albuquerque and the state.

Corporation Service Award​

Ralph Mims

Mr. Ralph Mims is the Economic Development manager for the Village of Los Lunas. He has a great track record of attracting businesses into Valencia County, thereby, creating good paying jobs in our communities.  By doing this, Mr. Mims is making a vital contribution to the State’s economic ecosystem.

Community Organization Service Award​

New Hope New Life Ministry – New Hope Full Gospel Baptist Church

The New Hope New Life Ministry prepares, cooks, and serves approximately three hundred home-cooked full balanced hot meals to a diverse community. Not only does the ministry serve food, but offers encouragement and evangelism while treating each client with dignity and respect.

About US

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. (“Sorority”) is a private, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world.

Founded on January 13, 1913 by twenty-two collegiate women at Howard University, the sorority is a sisterhood of more than 200,000 predominately Black college educated women.

This includes over 1,000 chapters located in the United States, Japan, Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas and the Republic of Korea.

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Highway Clean-up

The women of Delta Sigma Theta look forward to seeing you on Saturday, 4/25/2020, as we clean up our portion of the highway. The New Mexico Department of Transportation is very appreciative. We will meet at 9:45 AM at the Equestrian Park. Then we will split into groups and begin the cleanup. Park at the ... Read moreHighway Clean-up

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Our mission is to serve our community, and we do that through our Five-Point Programmatic Thrust. 

  1. Economic Development
  2. Educational Development 
  3. International Awareness & Involvement
  4. Physical and Mental Health
  5. Political Awareness & Involvement/Social Action

We also work to introduce our community to the arts through our Arts & Letters Committee, and partner with local organizations like the Roadrunner Food bank, Steelbridge and Habitat for Humanity through our Community Service Committee.

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is a private, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world.

The Albuquerque Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. |   P.O. Box 27044   |  Albuquerque, NM 87125
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