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San Francisco Just Signed a Proclamation Giving Zeta Phi Beta Its Own Day

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Big news for the women of Zeta Phi Beta!

The Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco just signed a proclamation making June 25th, 2019 officially Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Delta Delta Zeta Chapter Day in San Francisco.

The proclamation goes as follows:

City and County of San Francisco

WHEREAS, the City and County of San Francisco traditionally recognizes organizations who have made significant contributions to the vitality of our City, and the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Delta Delta Zeta Chapter truly represents San Francisco values at their best;

WHEREAS, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. is an international, community service driven organization that was founded on January 16, 1920 in Washington D.C. on the campus of Howard University; and

WHEREAS, On May 14, 1949, Elsie Atkins, Valeria Black, Eliza George, Myrtle Adams Green, Inez Henderson, and Julie Simmones-McCoy chartered the Delta Delta Zeta Chapter as San Francisco’s Graduate Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.; and

WHEREAS, guided by their core values of scholarship, service, sisterly love, and finer womanhood, for the past 70 years the women of Delta Delta Zeta Chapter have worked tirelessly to provide critical services and support to our communities in San Francisco, particularly n the Bayview-Hunters Point and Western Addition neighborhoods; and

WHEREAS, whether it be through organizing educational enhancement programs at John Muir and El Dorado Elementary Schools, volunteering with the George W. Davis Senior Center, or providing health and wellness resources to San Franciscans through their Z-HOPE program, the women of the Delta Delta Zeta Chapter continuously demonstrate their commitment to community service; and

WHEREAS, a further testament to the Delta Delta Zeta Chapter’s passion for empowering and uplifting our communities, through their Stork’s Nest Program, they provide wraparound prenatal care programs to women in San Francisco, including education surrounding the importance of prenatal care, medical services, and the promotion of healthy lifestyles; and

WHEREAS, with 37 professional and community engagement-orientated women, the Delta Delta Zeta Chapter has proven to be a dedicated community partner for positive change, and will continue to remain steadfast in its commitment to empower, uplift, and serve our City’s residents; now

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that I, London N. Breed, Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco, do hereby proclaim June 25, 2019 as Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Delta Delta Zeta Chapter Day in San Francisco!

“We know that it is a collective effort of this organization that truly represents San Francisco values at its best by serving others and making the community a better place,” London N. Breed, the Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco stated before signing the proclamation in royal blue ink.

We at Watch The Yard would like to congratulate the Zetas on this honor! You all make Black greekdom look good!

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