"The Divine Nine" Unites to Confront Health Disparities sponsored by New Tools New Visions 2 Augusta

Posted by ncarter | 11/18/2010 07:54 AM

(Augusta, GA)- New Tools New Visions 2 Augusta will sponsor The Divine Nine: Unites to Confront Health Disparities on Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 6:00p.m. The event will take place in the Candler Memorial Library Building.

The purpose of the event is to join black Greek organizations and engage in informative and creative community service strategies to address health disparities in the community. Each organization will design exclusive activities and work collaboratively to address the risks, protective factors prevention, and intervention techniques needed to develop and maintain physical and mental health in our communities.

The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) is a collaborative organization of nine historically African American, international Greek lettered fraternities and sororities. The nine NPHC organizations are collectively referred to as the "Divine Nine".

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, Inc.

For more information contact Dr. Adeleri Onisegun, project director for New Tools New Visions 2 Augusta at 706-821-8281 or Terence Dicks, community liaison for New Tools New Visions 2 Augusta.