Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. offers membership in Adult and Youth Auxiliaries. Amicae for women who are not members of any Greek-letter organization, Archonettes are high school-aged young ladies, Amicettes are girls 9 to 13 years of age, and Pearlettes are girls under 9 years old.

Delta Zeta Chapter sponsors all three national youth affiliates: Pearlettes, Amicettes and Archonettes. Since 1982, Delta Zeta Youth Affiliates have been active in their community, served on the state youth board, participated in state activities, and have won state awards in oratorical contests. Their tremendous efforts have also been recognized nationally, in Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.’s quarterly publication, The Archon.

  • ZETA AMICAE

    Working hand in hand the members of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and the Amicae continue to up hold an over 60 year old tradition of friendship. As early as 1940, graduate chapters of Zeta Phi Beta began to realize the importance of prestige, good will and cooperation of women who want to work hand in hand as friends with Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and do not possess a college degree.

    In 1947, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. forever left its mark on the Sorority when it organized the Amicae auxiliary group. This addition paved Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. footprint in history making it the first organization in the National Pan-Hellenic Council to organize an adult auxiliary group.

    The purpose of the Amicae is to lend assistance to Zeta activities, to promote good public relations between Zeta and community women, to make none Greek women feel closer to the programming of the Sorority, and to ensure more community cooperation in Zeta activities. Zeta Amicae are affiliated through local chapters and offer invaluable services to the Sorority and their respective communities.  Although Amicae are not members of Zeta Phi Beta the love of Zeta is shown to all.

    Zeta Amicae of Charlotte have a rich history as well.  Toward the end of 1977, members of the Delta Zeta chapter agreed to sponsor an Amicae auxiliary and Nationals granted a charter on February 22, 1978.  After a short recruitment period, eleven women were selected to become charter members of the Zeta Amicae on April 16, 1978.

    Membership is invitation only.  To be considered for membership, interested applicants must be:

    • • A reputable citizen in the community
    • • Have a degree of action in community affairs
    • • Demonstrate hands-on community service
    • • Believe and uphold the ideals of Scholarship, Service, Sisterhood and Finer Womanhood

    Prospective members cannot be a member of other Greek-letter Sororities or possess a college degree.

    For more information about the Zeta Amicae of Charlotte complete the ZETA AMICAE INTEREST FORM and someone from our organization will contact you.

  • PEARLETTES

    In July 1994, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. officially adopted the Pearlettes as a national youth affiliate. By establishing the Pearlette Club would ensure a smooth transition into the Amicette Youth Club (ages 9-13). The purpose of the Pearlette Program is to assist in the community, academic, and personal development of young girls. The Pearlette programs and projects should be in line with the National Programmatic emphasis.

    In Charlotte, NC the Pearlette of Delta Zeta Chapter was organized in August 2010. The Pearlettes are girls age four (4) to eight (8) who are willing to strive for the ideals of Scholarship, Service, Sisterhood and Finer Womanhood; as well as demonstrate potential for leadership and are willing to work as a part of a group.  The Pearlettes participate in activities which present opportunities to:

    • • Share ideas
    • • Feel good about themselves
    • • Learn the importance of responsibility
    • • Improve communication skills
    • • Develop a positive attitude and improve self-esteem

    Young girls involved in the program emulate Zeta's ideals of community service, friendliness to others, and finer womanhood through various programs.

    For more information about the Pearlettes complete the PEARLETTES INTEREST FORM   and someone from our organization will contact you

     

  • AMICETTES

    The Amicettes of Delta Zeta Chapter were officially adopted as the second official youth organization of the Sorority in 1970. The purpose of the Amicette Program is to assist in the community, academic, and personal development of young ladies. The Amicette programs and projects should be in line with the National Programmatic emphasis.

    The purpose of the Amicette program is to widen horizons, develop leadership skills, strengthen social and cultural awareness through programs and community service, and make a constructive impact on one’s personal development.  The Amicettes participate in activities that present opportunities to:
     

    • • Encourage each member to believe in herself
    • • Develop new ideas and interests
    • • Develop an awareness of the need to share responsibilities and to understand one another in order to achieve a common goal
    • • Enhance goal setting, leadership and communication skills
     

    For more information about the Amicettes complete the AMICETTES INTEREST FORM and someone from our organization will contact you.

  • ARCHONETTES

    The Archonettes of Delta Zeta Chapter were organized in Charlotte, NC in 1982. The Archonettes support the cultural, social, leadership and educational growth of a talented group of fourteen (14) to eighteen (18) year old high school girls through hands-on-participation in self-improvement activities and community service projects. They participate in several community service activities, educational activities, and social activities.

    The purpose of the Archonette program is to help young ladies grow culturally, socially, and educationally.   The Archonettes participate in activities that present opportunities to:

    • • Encourage the individual to accept responsibility
    • • Develop new interests
    • • Work toward creating happiness for others
    • • Develop an awareness of the need to share responsibilities and to understand one another in order to achieve a common goal
    • • Develop their unique personality Make responsible decisions, develop social confidence, and relate to peers, parents, and adults in general.

    Members of the Archonettes of Delta Zeta Chapter hold membership in the National Society of Black Engineers Jr. Chapter established in October 2013 and some serve on the State Youth Executive Board.

    For more information about the Archonettes complete the ARCHONETTES INTEREST FORM and someone from our organization will contact you: