Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. Since its founding in 1913, Delta Sigma Theta has boldly confronted the challenges facing the under-represented and under-served. The Sorority’s local chapters all over the United States and abroad realize a mission of public service through programs based upon the organization’s Five-Point Programmatic Thrust: Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health, and Political Awareness and Involvement. madison (WI) Alumnae Chapter has established ongoing programs and special projects in each program area. The chapter welcomes the opportunity to partner with other organizations and community leaders that share similar goals and ideals. Reciprocal support of the chapter’s efforts is also welcomed.