DELTA ACADEMY Co-Chairs: Traci Willis King, Nicole Turner and Surnetra Earnest   dacademy@dsthoustonalumnae.org

DELTA ACADEMY:  Delta Academy provides an opportunity for young women ages 11-14 to engage in an educational program tailored to their specific needs as growing individuals. The program is designed for young women who need guidance while they transition through social, emotional, and physiological development. Delta Academy participants will engage in a fun learning experience that provides mentoring, educational activities, and service learning opportunities.

DELTA GEMS Co-Chairs: Ramona Dalton and Dorinda Adams    dgems@dsthoustonalumnae.org

DELTA GEMS (Growing & Empowering Myself Successfully)  –  Dr. Jeanne L. Noble GEMS Institute is designed for young African-American women between the ages of 14 and 18 and/or in grades 9-12; young women who have potential, but need guidance, support and skills to achieve success; young women who are interested in developing leadership skills, young women  who are actively pursuing college and/or career options and young women who may need encouragement and support in pursuit of higher learning.

EMBODI Co-Chairs: Gwendolyn Solomon and Laurel Thomas  embodi@dsthoustonalumnae.org

EMBODI (Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence) EMBODI promotes and provides opportunities to improve the quality of life for African American Males ages 12 – 18 through a comprehensive approach aimed at developing their overall potential.

Youth Initiative Volunteer Form

1. Click here to download the Youth Initiative Volunteer Form
2. Submit the completed Youth Initiative Volunteer Form. You can mail or email the information

  • Email: PPD@dsthoustonalumnae.org
  • Mailing address:
    • Houston Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
    • Attn: Program Planning & Development
    • P.O. Box 2642
    • Houston, TX  77252

Youth Initiative Registration Form

If you would like to apply, please follow steps 1 and 2 to register your student and complete the Parent/Guardiang Risk Management Form.

Step 1:1
1. Click here to download the Parent/Guardian Risk Management Form
2. Submit the completed Youth Initiative Volunteer Form. You can mail or email the completed form.

  • Email: PPD@dsthoustonalumnae.org
  • Mailing address:
    • Houston Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
    • Attn:  Program Planning and Development
    • P.O. Box 2642
    • Houston, TX  77252

Step 2:2

1. Fill out the electronic form below and select “SUBMIT”
2. Print out the confirmation “Information to be Aware Of” when prompted to ensure you attend the Kickoff/Mixer event and parent meeting.

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