|G.E.M.S: Growing and Empowering Myself Successfully
Delta GEMS, a national signature program of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., is community based program created to inspire young women and help them to actualize their dreams. Delta GEMS provides a positive network for teenage girls ages 14-18 to strengthen and develop their will to achieve. By encouraging a “CAN DO” attitude, Delta GEMS strives to “catch the dreams” of at-risk, adolescent girls. The purpose of Delta GEMS program is to form a road map for college and career planning which incorporates five major components: Scholarship, Sisterhood, Show Me the Money, Service and Infinitely Complete. Each component provides opportunities for self-growth and enables young ladies to function intellectually, responsibly and socially in today’s society.
- To instill the need to excel academically.
- To provide tools that enable girls to sharpen and enhance their skills to achieve high levels of academic success.
- To assist girls in proper goal setting and planning for their futures – high school and beyond.
- To create compassionate, caring, and community minded young women by actively involving them in service learning and community service opportunities.
Applicants must be female students who reside in the Houston area, enrolled in high school grades 9-12 (ages 14-18) and must have a sincere interest and willingness to participate in activities provided by the Delta GEMS program.
To participate in HMAC's Delta GEMs Youth Program, click Here to fill out the online Google Doc registration/application form. The online registration must be submitted electronically by Friday, December 18, 2020. Registrants will be contacted after this date.
All parents/guardians of participants in HMAC's Delta GEMS Youth Program must sign and complete the required Risk Management forms before their youth can attend any Delta GEMS events; click Here.All parents/guardians of participants in HMAC's must complete the forms. The forms can be submitted via email to email@example.com Friday, December 18, 2020 or dropped off at the location and on a date to be announced later.
The parent and student informational session will take place on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 6:30 pm on Zoom. You must register in advance by Sunday November 15, 2020 to attend. The Zoom link will be emailed to you upon registration. Click HERE to register for the upcoming parent and student orientation.
It is mandatory for parents/guardians and their student to attend the parent and student orientation. Risk management forms must be submitted with the application by Friday, December 18, 2020.
For specific program questions, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org