On behalf of the Iota Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, I welcome you to our website. Iota Chapter is a city-wide chapter currently comprising the following schools: Berklee College of Music, Boston University, Emerson College, and Northeastern University.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is an organization of college-educated women committed to the constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the Black community. For 100 years, members of the Iota Chapter have served as leaders on our respective campuses and continue to serve Greater Boston through public service initiatives and programming that align with those communities’ unique challenges and needs.
Over the past year and a half, challenges such as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, economic inequality, climate change, and racial injustice have presented our local and global communities with a unique set of obstacles. Yet, despite it all, we persevered, finding innovative ways to gather as a community from afar, learned to maneuver in a virtual world, and refused to allow these circumstances to prevent us from fulfilling our commitment to uplifting the lives of those in our service area and surrounding.
In the words of our phenomenal Soror Nikki Giovanni, “There is always something to do. There are hungry people to feed, naked people to clothe, sick people to comfort and make well. And while I don’t expect you to save the world, I do think it’s not asking too much for you to love those with whom you sleep, share the happiness of those whom you call friends, engage those among you who are visionary, and remove from your life those who offer you depression, despair, and disrespect.”
As our campuses and communities reopen and we learn to navigate a new normal, we encourage you all to embody the spirit of her words. Remember to take care of yourself before taking care of others. Let us continue to stay safe in these unprecedented times and push to make our communities safe for everyone else. Together, we can work towards impacting and inspiring all.
We greatly appreciate you taking the time to visit our site, and we encourage you to explore all that it has to offer. If you have any questions, we invite you to contact us via email. We wish you all a blessed, healthy, and prosperous year!
Yours in service,
Iota Chapter President