Compton Alumnae Chapter Program &
Projects 2017-18

DELTA ACADEMY / GEMS / EMBODI Flyer

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The Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy (Delta Academy)
Betty Shabazz Delta Academy
  • A program designed for young ladies 10 to 14 years of age. The goals of the Academy are to enhance or spark interest in math, science, technology and/or careers where minority women are scarcely represented. The Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy's aim is to shape well rounded young women by focusing on African American history, literacy, character development, healthy choices and service learning. During Academy sessions, activities are centered on math, science, technology, etiquette, public speaking, dressing for success and African American history. In addition to building character, self-esteem and giving back to the community through service learning, field trips are planned to museums and other sites designed to enhance the knowledge of the participants in the identified focus areas. These young ladies experience endless possibilities.
Growing and Empowering Myself Successfully (GEMS)
PGCAC Delta GEMS (formerly known as Delteens)
  • Institute represents a natural outgrowth and extension for the continuation of the acclaimed Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy continues to spotlight teenage girls between the ages of 14 to 18 in grades 9 through 12 that have not reached their full academic potential centers on developing strong, confident and respectful young ladies by striving to prepare them to take active roles in their success and in society at-large. College Preparation, Testing and Career Planning are the key components.
Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence (EMDODI)
Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence
  • This is our second year with OUR male youth mentoring program. EMBODI is a mentoring program designed to address the full range of developmental needs for young African American men between the ages of 10 to 18 with a revolving focus on budget, banking, employment, scholarships, higher education requirements, etiquette, physical health, social and emotional issues, sexuality, economics and politics. The program serves as a motivational tool for African Americans and other minority teenage males with the ultimate goal of increasing the overall well-being of children and their families with the added focus of an anti-obesity campaign and self-health.