JANUARY 12, 2017
Delta Jewels presents at The National Park Service's Southeast Regional Conferene on January 12, 2017 in Atlanta. Presentation of 18-month Delta Jewels Oral History Partnership with Delta Center for Culture and Learning and the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area.
March 30, 2017
Jackson State University (JSU) featured Alysia Burton Steele as their
keynote speaker for the School of Journalism and New Media banquet ceremony. The program celebrated the 2017 graduating class of journalism students.
March 28, 2017
Alysia Burton Steele traveled to Atlanta to present the Delta Jewels Oral History presentation. The program was sponsored by the Delta Jewels Support Foundation, Magnolia Chapter of the Links, Inc. and Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr.'s Collection. the program was coordinated for 17 young women who are students at the Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy. King Scholars joined us from Morehouse College.
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April 1, 2017
Talked to a group of young ladies will participate in the AKA, Inc. Cotillion in Tupelo. We met on Saturday, April 1 at White Baptist Church. Had a lovely time with the young ladies, who seemed to enjoy learning about oral history from women elders in the Mississippi Delta.