Programs & Projects
This Is How We Do It
AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK
Members work in support of the National Education Association via its national theme to celebrate and embrace America’s public schools.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Programs are designed to encourage youth and adults to understand the issues faced by African Americans, to share ideas and reactions, and to recognize African Americans who have had a significant impact on our nation and the world.
Iota’s capstone programs occur throughout the month of April. Activities focus on efforts to stimulate interest in business education and to recognize those who have made outstanding achievements in the field of business.
Celebrated annually on the first day of June throughout Iotaland.
LOLA M. PARKER AWARD
The Lola M. Parker Outstanding Woman of the Year Award is the highest honor given by Iota Phi Lambda Sorority,Inc., and is presented at each National Convention to a woman because of her involvement and commitment to community service.
Members assist the educational community by providing remedial help for those with academic weaknesses, and work to eradicate illiteracy.
MAHALA S. EVANS AWARD
The Mahala S. Evans Outstanding Soror of the Year Award recognizes a soror who has contributed most to the Sorority during the past two years by her involvement in local, regional and national community activities.
Programs are designed to help broaden youths’ awareness of career opportunities and to assist in preparing them for the world of work.
TOYS "U" CAN'T RETURN
A teen pregnancy prevention project designed to help educate communities about teen pregnancy and develop effective action agendas for preventing children from having children.
IOTA MOTHER'S ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Program designed to provide outreach services to meet the needs of teen and disadvantaged mothers.