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★ ★ ★ OLD POLITICS, NEW TACTICS: ★ Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Prepares for ★ ★ Election 2012 During ★ ★ Delta Days in the Nation’s Capital ★ ★ BY BERNADINE WILLIAMS STALLINGS ★ ★ TTheta Sorority, Inc. gathered in ness and involvement and reinforced ties in education, voter suppression,on all levels of government. Dispari-Sorority’s tradition of political aware-he members of Delta Sigma ★ ★ Washington, D.C. Feb. 4 through their commitment to social action women running for offi ce, jobs and ★ and Convention Center for the orga- and civil engagement. American community were a few ofeconomic recovery of the African-The theme for the conference,Feb. 7 at the Gaylord National Resort ★ nization’s 23rd Annual Delta Days in “Advocacy in Action: A Stronger Pres- the issues discussed in workshops, ★ the Nation’s Capital. Over 1,000 del- ence – A Stronger Voice,” stressed the panel discussions and meetings with ★ egates representing chapters from National Social Action Commission’s state representatives on Capitol Hill. ★ gions attended the four-day confer- cerning the importance of remaining giate Forum which included work-Saturday began with the Colle-message to the membership con-each of the organization’s seven re- ★ ence. Their presence honored the in the forefront of legislative matters shops and discussions tailored to the ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. attend the Ecumenical Worship Service during the 23rd Annual Delta Days in the Nation’s ★ Capital under their theme of “Advocacy in Action: A Stronger Presence-A Stronger Voice” on Feb. 5, 2012 at National Harbor, Md. PHOTOBY SHARON FARMER ★ ★ ★ 18 ▲ DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC. ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★


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