Local sorority wants young men to get engaged in local government


Making sure young men are active in their community. That’s what one local sorority is doing in Pitt County.

Young men from all over Pitt County came here to city hall for the first male youth summit sponsored by the Greenville NC alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated.

Young men ages 11 to 18 got the chance to learn about how to become engaged in local government while still in school.

The participants attend workshops in the areas of government, voting, politics and political parties. Even the parents had their own sessions during the same topics.

“So kids don’t even have this type of things that lead them into life so to have this program I really think is good for any kid or any student,” said, Trevor Wooten, event participant.

“Very Very excited bringing young people together is always exciting. And working with them improving and enhancing their education is always important I’m a former teacher so yeah” said Lillian Outterbridge, Greenville (NC) Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated

There were special guests at today’s summit that included Senator Don Davis, Pitt County Sheriff Paula Dance, Greenville Mayor P.J. Connelly, and Representative Kandie Smith.

This year’s theme is “When you know better, you can do better!”

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