In March of 1913, nearly six weeks after its founding, several Delta Sigma Theta Founders participated
in the historic Women’s’ Suffragist March under the Delta Sigma Theta banner, the sorority’s first public
act. This act set the tone for the sorority’s future endeavors and today, political awareness and
involvement is a major fabric of the organization. A National Social Action Commission was formed to promote
the legislative initiatives of the sorority, its membership, and the communities we serve. The Social Action
Commission also serves to empower chapters to remain actively involved in local, state, and national political issues.
Voter Education & Registration
LASB continuously participates in registering and educating voters in the community regarding their rights.
The chapter’s Social Action Committee launched a successful “I Promise to Vote” campaign for the 2008
United States Presidential Election.
Public Policy & Legislative Initiatives
During each election cycle, LASB hosts town hall and informational meetings to hear from representatives
of local, state, and national candidates, as well as, disseminate materials on ballot initiatives that affect the
residents of California.
Delta Days at the Nation’s Capital
In 1989, the National Social Action Commission instituted Delta Days in the Nation’s Capital, an annual
legislative conference to increase members’ involvement in the national public policy‐making process. The
annual conference includes legislative briefings, issue forums, and advocacy skills development. Featured
speakers include key policy makers, members of the United States Congress, Congressional staff members,
and national issues experts.
Delta Days in Sacramento
Delta Days in Sacramento is an annual legislative conference for the sorority’s members in the State of
California. Each year we travel to the state capital to meet with our state assembly and senate representatives
to address pressing public policy concerns facing the South Bay and Los Angeles communities. Like Delta Days
at the Nation’s Capital, the conference includes legislative briefings, issue forums, and advocacy skills development.
Los Angeles South Bay Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.