Divine Nine Panel: An Exploration of Black Greek Life

Event time: 
Friday, February 24, 2023 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Afro-American Cultural Center (PARK211) See map
211 Park Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Join us for a discussion on the history and significance of Historically Black Fraternities and Sororities featuring members of the Yale and New Haven community.
Panelists include:
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity: Hon. Darryl Brackeen, Jr.-New Haven Alderman Ward 26
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority: April Pruitt
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity: Earle Lobo (Yale University Employee), Assistant Director, Student Conduct & Community Standards; Program Manager, Student Affairs
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity: James Carr (Yale University Employee) Fire Inspector
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority: Karen DuBois-Walton, Ph.D., (Yale College Alum) President of Elm City Communities, Secretary, Housing Authority of the City of New Haven
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity: Donald McAulay Sr.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority: Shamain McAllister, Community Impact Manager, International Festival of Arts & Ideas
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority: Freda Grant, Ph. D. (Yale University Employee), SHARE Advocate & Coordinator of Conduct Awareness Training and Prevention Education
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity: Eric Clinton
About the Divine Nine:
The Divine Nine, also formally known as the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), is a council consisting of nine historically Black sororities and fraternities. On May 10, 1930, on the campus of Howard University, in Washington, D.C., the National Pan-Hellenic Council was formed as a permanent organization. These organizations include:
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.
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.
Contact: Maya Martindale, maya.martindale@yale.edu