For Immediate Release
January 23, 2020
Contact: Vonda Paige, vpaige6737@aol.com
Phone: 267-879-1450
CENTURY CITY ALUMNAE CHAPTER hosts DELTA AUTHORS ON TOUR for DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC. NATIONAL ARTS & LETTERS COMMISSION

LOS ANGELES Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Farwest Region) – Century City Alumnae Chapter has launched registration and fundraising for Delta Authors on Tour (DAOT).
 
DAOT, sponsored by Loyola Marymount University’s (LMU) School of Film and Television Students of Color Organization, will be held Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 1pm – 4pm in the Seaver Life Sciences Auditorium at LMU (One LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045). The event is free.
 
Moderated by veteran actress, writer and director T’Keyah Crystal Keymáh (In Living Color/Cosby/That’s So Raven) who has portrayed many roles on the stage and screen, and by celebrity guest Korin Williams (Uncle Buck/Roots/Truth Be Told) who has produced film and television featuring strong black leads—this afternoon event will be empowering, informative, and definitely one for the books!
 
Featured authors and book titles include: Natalie Bonner (Marie Sunshine) Little Brown Readers present… The Divine Nine; New York Bestselling Author Brenda Jackson, Finding Home Again: Catalina Cove; Sheryl Mallory-Johnson, The Hand She Played; Tradara McLaurine Why Mommy Works; NAACP Image Award-Winning Author Victoria Christopher Murray, Greed: A Seven Deadly Sins Novel; Saharra K. Sandhu, Fire in Ice (A Gaiian Novel); and Yvonne Thomas, Matters of the Heart: “Ten Episodes of Purpose.
 
“Only the black woman can say when and where I enter…” Enter with us into an interactive discussion with authors who give life to the voice of Black women in their books. Stories of love, betrayal, struggles, and success; from children’s books to self-help, and fiction to romance, Black women have a voice in it all.

The event will include a Meet & Greet, readings from the authors, celebrity moderated Q & A, book signings and booksales. Event tickets and parking are free with an RSVP on Eventbrite. Donations for this event can also be made online at https://daotfw2020.eventbrite.com. For more information on DAOT, visit centurycitydst.org/events.
 

About Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.:

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. is a private, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. Since its founding on January 13, 1913 at Howard University by 22 phenomenal collegiate women, more than 200,000 women have joined the organization. The organization is a sisterhood of predominantly Black, college educated women. The major programs of the sorority are based upon the organization’s Five-Point Programmatic Thrust: Educational Development, Economic Development, Physical and Mental Health, Political Awareness & Involvement, International Awareness & Involvement. The sorority currently has 1,000 collegiate and alumnae chapters located in the United States, Canada, Japan (Tokyo and Okinawa), Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas, Jamaica and the Republic of Korea.

About Century City Alumnae Chapter

The Century City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was chartered on March 22, 1981 by 18 dynamic women in Los Angeles, California. Century City Chapter’s goal is to have a lasting impact on the community we serve by implementing programs and projects that enrich lives. Century City’s many programs include service to parenting teens, support of schools in Africa, cultural immersion activities, education and resources for foster care youth, enrichment activities for middle and high school students, celebration of the arts, promotion of healthy lifestyles, fiscal responsibility and education, political and civic engagement, scholarships and more.
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