Zeta Amicae or “Friends of Zeta” represent a vast number of women, who do not have a college degree but would like to experience an affiliation with a Greek organization. Amicae lend assistance with Zeta activities; promote good public relations among Zetas and other women in the community; and, increase cooperation and support for Zeta programs. Benefits to being a member of Zeta Amicae include participating in social events in the Greek community, attending state, regional and national leadership conferences and professional networking opportunities. throughout the United States.
The chapter’s Amicae Auxiliary was chartered on April 27, 1996 by its organizer, Doris L. McAdams. Charter members include: Alvinia Bradshaw, Patricia Brown, Catherine Brundage, Lynette Bunton, Betty Connons, Selma Hudson – the first President, Deborah Haynes-McGowan, Sandra Poole, Shirley Smith and Clarissa Stokes White. The Amicae are a vital component of BZZ Chapter, annually presenting a community health fair and major fundraiser.
The current Amicae auxiliary meets every second Saturday. Interested in learning more about becoming a member of Zeta Amicae? Click here
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated established clubs for youth in the 1950’s. Participation in club activities grew rapidly and three (3) youth groups based on age were established. Beta Zeta Zeta Chapter first had youth auxiliaries in the 1970’s.
All Zeta youth auxiliaries have a curriculum with four areas of focus: cultural awareness and social skill enhancement, educational enrichment, leadership development, and community service. Using this curriculum, we help the young ladies to:
Develop their unique personalities and self-esteem
Make responsible decisions and improve social confidence, to relate to their peers, parents and adults in general
Serve in their communities
Grow culturally, socially and scholastically
Exhibit leadership skills and Finer Womanhood behaviors
Gain an awareness of the need to share responsibilities and understand one another in order to achieve a common goal
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. members who serve as youth group sponsors must be trained, certified and complete NCSI background screening.
Zeta Archonettes once included all girls and young women. Today, Archonettes are high school age young ladies, 14 -18 years of age who demonstrate an interest in the goals and ideals of scholarship, sisterly love and community service.
Amicettes are girls 9 to 13 years of age who are willing to strive toward the high ideals of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and who demonstrate potential for leadership in service to the community.
Pearlettes are girls 4 to 8 years old who are encourage to strive to the high ideals of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
If you are interested in information on or joining any of the groups mentioned above please click here.
Zeta Male Network
The Zeta Male Network was established in 1994 by Dr. Jylla M. Tearte, 20th International President, when she was a member of Beta Zeta Zeta Chapter. The Zeta Male Network is open to husbands, significant others, fathers, brothers and sons of Zeta members who provide much needed support to the programs and service projects to the Sorority. Zeta Male Network members attend some regional conferences and all national conferences.