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81st South Eastern Regional Conference of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc Begins

Source: Tri State Defender

Source: Tri State Defender

(originally posted on Tri-State Defender)

With a global point of view in mind, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. members have converged on Memphis for the 81st South Eastern Regional Conference.

The four-day conference – March 14-17 – is projected to attract 3,000-plus sorority members from the 105-year-old international sorority’s South Eastern Region – Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi (known as the “ATM.”)

Additional guests are expected to pour into the “Bluff City” from various points – nationally and internationally. The conference theme is “Global Leadership Through Timeless Service: Let the Good Times Roll Through Timeless Service.”

All public events will be held at the Memphis Marriott Downtown and the Memphis Cook Convention Center.

Planned activities during the four-day conference include:

The ATM “Investing in Our Future” Girls’ Youth Summit; March 14, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. The summit is free and open to fifth through 12th-grade girls. Sessions will include: “Tips on Protecting Yourself,” “Fighting Teenage Obesity,” “Loving My Black Hair,” and “Why Girls Fight.”



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