The chapter hosted Hillel for an informational tabling event with a Q&A and lunch!
International Women’s Day is a global holiday celebrated annually on March 8 as a focal point in the women’s rights movement, bringing attention to issues such as gender equality, reproductive rights, and violence and abuse against women.
Alpha Chi Omega joined with Sigma Phi Epsilon to raise money and awareness for the Children’s Miracle Network!
Krystal Clark, Maryland, has been named chair of the National Panhellenic Conference’s (NPC) new Access and Equity Advisory Committee. This 14-member group has been formed to provide recommendations and guidance to the NPC Board of Directors, and its creation is an important step in helping eliminate the structural and systemic barriers blocking women from access to the sorority experience.
The practice of inclusion in the workplace, classroom, and community and even Recruitment is not new. Though, recent social unrest and concerns across the United States have quickly sparked a fire in many communities and organizations to have diversity, equity, and inclusion as a more prevalent part of the culture in which we live and work. The act of dismantling systems and policies that are inequitable and exclusive can seem daunting and overwhelming. The chapter was able to sit down with Tri-Delta Krystal Clark to discuss how the chapter can address diversity in recruitment
The goal of Healthy Relationships Week is to foster the development of healthy relationships and, in turn, prevent domestic violence and sexual assault. The week traditionally focuses on encouraging individuals to define what love means to them through the Love Is… campaign. The week’s programming is open to all and includes social media posts and an educational program or resources. Healthy Relationships Week is celebrated in the month of February around Valentine’s Day.
The events will benefit the sorority’s philanthropic partner, Domestic Violence Awareness. The sorority recognizes domestic violence as a “pattern of behavior which involves the abuse by one partner against another in an intimate relationship such as marriage, cohabitation dating or within the family.”
Sisters Ally and Bree were able to represent Alpha Chi omega a that National AFLV Conference.
AFLV (Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values) exists to accelerate progress in fraternity/sorority communities through change-enabling experiences.
Guiding all that we do, AFLV will use these fundamental principles as our operating system:
- Challenge conventional wisdom to discover new solutions to critical problems.
- Be entrepreneurial, maintaining nimble operating practices that enable it to invest in emerging opportunities and address unmet needs in the fraternity/sorority industry.
- Models best-in-class experience design and execution.
- Actively commit to providing inclusive and accessible experiences.
- Work to develop better organizations by developing better individuals.
- Prioritize time and resources to support the people and initiatives most likely to affect systemic change and sustainable progress in the undergraduate fraternal experience.
- Make fiscally responsible decisions.
AFLV regularly has close to 300 campuses engaged and over 4,000 fraternity & sorority members in attendance at our experiences each year. Our signatures experiences are our conferences: AFLV Central, including the National Black Greek Leadership Conference and AFLV West, including the National Cultural Greek Leadership Conference.
This week sisters tabled on Landis Green to raise awareness for DVA. They passed out promotional materials, along with resources & engaged with students, faculty and staff to share information about this important cause and how individuals can get involved and make a difference.
Every April, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), one of the many leading organizations on NO MORE’s steering committee, coordinates the national Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign for the month of April to educate and engage the public in addressing this widespread issue. In addition to the many events we host, sisters utilize teal ribbons on backpacks during the month of April to raise awareness for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
The chapter and members shared social media campaigns to increase Domestic Violence awareness through their social platform followers.
During National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week (October 16-22), we encouraged members to learn about their relationship with alcohol, responsible drinking practices, and how to confront problematic drinking.
We led a discussion with our chapter using the alcohol education posters and conversation starters! These resources guided us through facilitating a 5–10-minute conversation on reducing high-risk drinking. This year’s alcohol awareness poster highlights how alcohol is a drug and the ways it can interact with other illegal or illicit substances.