Deltas Honor NY Carib News

Create: 04/01/2016 - 00:00
Dr. P. Walker, National President & CEO, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, Mrs. Faye Rodney, President of NY Carib News, Dr. Marcella Maxwell, National Social Action Commissioner, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Dr. Hazel Dukes, President, NYS-NAACP, Rosie Blackwell Lawrence, National Social Action Commissioner, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. honored NY Carib News President, Faye Rodney and Publisher, Karl Rodney at their United Nations Delta Day Celebration

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. convened its Annual “Delta Day at the United Nations,”March 18, 2016 in the ECOSOC Chamber at the United Nations. Using the theme “Gender Motivated Violence: Empowering Women and Girls with Solutions,” the convening focused on issues that impact women and children in the world.  Jamaica served as Host country for the convening.
 
The array of speakers addressed the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and how some cultural traditions are a contributing factor in the violence against women and girls.  
 
CARIB NEWS was honored by the Delta Sorority at the UN Conference for Outstanding  Contribution to International Relations.  CARIB NEWS Publisher, Karl Rodney and President Faye Rodney were lauded for for their decades of service in the developing understanding and economic development internationally.
 
The Delta have worked with the Rodneys over the many years at the UN Conferences and on international projects.
 
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a service sorority comprised of over 200,000 initiated members in 900 chapters in 45 states, the District of Columbia and international countries and territories. The sorority provides an extensive array of public service programs and projects through its Five-Point Programmatic Thrust of: Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health and Political Awareness and Involvement.
 
Since its inception in 1913, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has been committed to serving as a catalyst for positive policy changes and social action advancements at all levels of government and international bodies. Established in March 2003, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. became a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) at the United Nations. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was granted Special Consultative Status as an NGO to Economic and Social Council of the UN as a result of its volunteer services and humanitarian efforts performed to address issues throughout the world.
 
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Submitted by Sharon (not verified) on

That is great news
Congrats to CN
Love the pictures
Deltas are the best!

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