Educational National Programs
All of the following youth programs are offered annually are run for the entire duration of the school year.
The Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy provides an opportunity for us to enrich and enhance the education of young girls. Our primary goal is to prepare these girls for leadership by focusing on the cultivation and maintenance of relationships, scholarship in math, science, and technology, and by providing opportunities for public service. For more information contact us.
Target: Young girls ages 11-14
The Dr. Jeanne L. Noble Delta GEMS Institute is an outgrowth and continuation of the Delta Academy program. It is offered to girls aged 14 – 18. Through its goals, Delta GEMS provides the framework for high school girls to actualize the dreams the Delta Academy cultivated. The program focus is to instill the need to excel academically, assist in goal setting and planning for the future, and to actively involve these young women in service learning and community service projects. For more information contact us.
Target: Young girls ages 14-18
The EMBODI (Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence) program is designed to focus the efforts of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., with the support and action of other major organizations, on the plight of African-American males. Locally we have coordinated EMBODI efforts to improve the social skills and life skills of young men in Philadelphia exposing them to various cultural opportunities and mentoring sessions. Additionally, on-going communication between the young men and male mentors throughout the month has kept the young men engaged. For more information contact us.
Target: Young men ages 14-18