Latest Updates from Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Hurricane Harvey, Disaster Relief
Cary, NC—September 1, 2017: The unprecedented impact of Hurricane Harvey has spread throughout Texas and beyond. We pray for the safety of those affected and for the families of those who lost their lives. We are continuing to receive reports from the Southwestern Region about specific needs of sorors and affiliates who have been directly impacted. We encourage you to continue donating to the Sigma Gamma Rho National Disaster Relief Fund. Please encourage others to participate. We are asking members of the Sigma Gamma Rho family to consider a minimum $22 donation. Your donation will assist the organization in responding to the needs of our family members.
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, USA Swimming Partnership Grows
Cary, NC—August 15, 2017: Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and USA Swimming to sponsor the 2017 Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) biennial World Junior Swimming Championships being held August 23 – August 28, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Sigma Gamma Rho is the presenting sponsor and is the first African American organization to hold this distinction. The event is open to female athletes aged 14-17 and male competitors aged 15-18. The six-day meet will welcome nearly 1,000 Olympic hopefuls from more than 100 countries. All events will be held at the newly-refurbished Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis, Indiana. Read More Here!
COP Response to Incident in Charlottesville, VA
The Council of Presidents stand together with our membership against the violence and protest that occurred this weekend in Charlottesville, Va. by the evil, racist, thoughtless individuals who identify themselves as white supremacist. As anti-racism organizations, we are committed to purposefully identifying and challenge issues of race and color and the impact on our members and others. Read More Here!
Golden Alert: Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Releases Statement with an Urgent Call to Combat Hate and Inequalities Through Action
African Americans are impacted daily by an onslaught of challenges that undermine our pursuit of the rights and liberties outlined in our U.S. Constitution. It can be daunting when one considers the enormity of the issues of blatant racism, gender bias, LGBTQA rights, police brutality, gun violence, access to affordable healthcare, affirmation action gains in higher education challenged, and voting rights violations on the rise, again. The recent hate rally and violence that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia is yet another indication of the need for us to voice our concerns and be intentional in our actions to condemn hatred and bigotry. Read More Here!
Congressional Black Caucus Twitter Town Hall
The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) will host a Twitter Town Hall on Trumpcare and how it will impact Americans on Wednesday, July 26, from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. EDT. During the town hall, CBC members will use @OfficialCBC as the Twitter account to respond to questions and comments. Read More Here!
SIGMA GAMMA RHO SORORITY, INC. IN NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA FOR ESSENCE FESTIVAL
Members of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and USA Swimming will make waves
during the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. They will host three events over two days.
SWIMMING: Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Named Presenting Sponsor of 2017 FINA World Junior Championships
INDIANAPOLIS – With just under 100 days to go until the world’s top 18-and-under swimmers open competition in Indianapolis, USA Swimming is pleased to announce the event’s presenting sponsor and officially kick off ticket sales for the 2017 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships, presented by Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Read More Here!
Joint Statement in Response to the Racist Incident at American University
NPHC is comprised of local councils drawn from the ranks of 1.5 million college and professional members of the nine historically African-American fraternities and sororities, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., and Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, and the Council of Presidents of these member organizations who come together on issues that promote the common purposes and general good for which these organizations were founded and still exist. Read More Here!