SISTUHS, Incorporated was originally founded as S.I.S.T.U.H.S. in 1992. S.I.S.T.U.H.S. was an acronym that was combined from the words Strength, Initiative, Spirituality, Tenacity, Unity, Health and Substance. S.I.S.T.U.H.S. officially became SISTUHS, Incorporated in 2001.
Florida State University students Akiba Jackson and Germaine Smith-Baugh
National Founding Date:
December 3, 1992
Florida State University, located in Tallahassee, Florida
The Objectives of SISTUHS, Incorporated are:
- Promote spiritual growth.
- Promote personal growth and develop knowledge of thyself.
- Promote a positive image of African-American women and anything that positively enhances the survival and well being of African-American women.
- Seek guidance from Elder African-American women.
- Foster an environment amongst ourselves that is conducive to learning about the history, and the role African-American women have played and continue to play in developing this and other nations.
- Develop local leadership to respond to the community’s needs, particularly those of African-American women.
- Provide moral and educational guidance to other young African-American women in the community.
- Provide unity among People of Color.
- Provide opportunities to educate ourselves as well as the community on political issues that affect the well being of African-American women.
- Provide encouragement and support to African-American men.
SISTUHS, Inc. is headquartered in Tampa, Florida
Hazing of any kind is strictly forbidden in SISTUHS, Inc. [read policy]
Applying for Membership:
Contact the Director of Membership for information on membership.