Presentation on theme: "Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc."— Presentation transcript:
1 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Columbia, MD Alumnae ChapterEconomic Development ActivitiesFinancial Fortitude
2 Economic Development Goals Economic Development is one of the Sorority’s 5 Point Program Thrusts. The goal is to help bridge the gap between wealth and poverty.During the Sorority year, Economic Development conducted workshops in the area of Financial Empowerment, Estate Planning (Wills, Trusts, Power of Attorney, etc.) and Debt Management. In addition, the committee sponsored several Katrina Families who had relocated to Howard County, Maryland.
3 BudgetingBudgeting Workshop discussed Understanding Spending Habits, Assessing Credit History and Wealth Building
4 Financial Empowerment Empowerment Workshop stressed Savings InitiativesLed by Sorors Kizzie Bozeman-Brown, Lorie Booker and Pat Goings
5 Estate Planning Workshop Estate Planning Workshop addressed Wills, Trusts, Power of Attorney and preparing for the unexpectedLed by Soror Ethel Mitchell, Esq.
6 Katrina Family Relief Effort The Katrina Family Relief effort was a community focused event where the Economic Development, Political Awareness and Past President’s Council worked together in conjunction with the Howard County Public School System Office of Student Services to identify Katrina Families with school aged children in need of assistance.