Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Delta Zeta Zeta Chapter
Prince George's County, MD
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, Delta Zeta Zeta Chapter was established on December 3,1949 in Prince George's County. The charter members of the chapter were as follows: Theresa D. Banks, Evelyn Campbell, Alice Barnes , Mabel Carter, Eva Coachman, Bernice Dickerson, Rachel Prather, Maggie Trotter, Agnes Waters, Virginia Watson, & Charity Young.
Delta Zeta Zeta Chapter sponsors an undergraduate chapter, Omicron Gamma at Bowie State University, and four auxiliary groups. The Zeta Amicae of Prince George's County was charted March 17, 1973. Our Archonette, Amicette, and Pearlette clubs are active in local and state community service projects.
Pearlettes are girls under 9 years old who are mentored by ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. to become outstanding leaders in their community. Pearlettes are affiliated through local chapters.
Amicettes are girls 9 to 13 years of age who are willing to strive toward the high ideals of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. and who demonstrate potential for leadership in service to the community. Amicettes are affiliated through local chapters.
Archonettes are high school-aged young ladies who demonstrate an interest in the goals and the ideals of scholarship, sisterhood, and community service. Archonette groups are affiliated through local chapters.
Under the administration of Soror Lullelia Harrison, the first Amicae chapter was organized in Omaha, Nebraska in 1947 making Zeta the first sorority in the National Pan-Hellenic Council to organize an auxiliary group. Zeta Amicae are affiliated through local chapters.
Over the years, The Delta Zeta Zeta Chapter and its auxiliaries have sponsored or co-sponsored many community initiatives that align with the Sorority's ideals of Scholarship, Service, Sisterhood, and Finer Womanhood. These programs include : Daddy Daughter Dance, Health Fairs, Voter Registration drives, Annual Women's fair, Women’s Legislation briefing, Black History Program, Seniors on the Net, March of Dimes Walk for Babies, St. Jude Walk/Run, Feed the Homeless, a Crab Feast and a Débutante Ball. We have partnered with organizations in the County to include initiatives for the elderly, domestic violence and teen parenting.
We have also contributed or participated in programs sponsored by: The Mental Health Association, the Women's Action Coalition, the Pan Hellenic Council, The National Council of Negro Women, The Family Crisis Center of Prince George's County, I'm Bruised But Not Broken, and The Human Relations Commission of Prince George's County.